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Visual and Performing Arts Technician - Term Time

The Whitstable School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-4091-482S
  • Posted:29/03/2023
  • Pay:£22,457 - £23,356 FTE (SAT 4)
  • Start Date:June 2023
  • App Close Date:14/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 1st May 2023


  • School: The Whitstable School
  • Salary: £17,042 – £17,724 Pro Rata (£22,457 – £23,356 FTE) SAT 4
  • Term Time plus 5 Staff Development Days
  • 32.5 hpw

The Whitstable School has an opportunity to appoint a Visual and Performing Arts Technician.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Visual and Performing Arts Department. Working alongside subject teachers you will help ensure that a safe, effective and efficient technician service is delivered, including; the provision of technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support pupils and assisting teaching staff with learning activities.

The Visual and Performing Arts Department is committed to delivering practical and engaging lessons that meet the needs of all students.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a keen interest and passion for visual and performing arts
  • Have a willingness to undertake CPD to continue to develop knowledge & skills
  • Be able to relate well to children and adults
  • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload

The successful applicant will report to the Head of Creative Arts and will work alongside both the Visual Art department and Performing Art department.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk for more about our school.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Sonya Connell, Visual Arts Subject Leader at sonya.connell@swale.at or 01227 931300.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs A Gibson
  • Address:The Whitstable School, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX
  • Telephone: 01227 931300
  • Email: tws_admin@swale.at


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.