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Art & Design Technology Technician Part-Time Term Time - Term Time

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4523-285S
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:Kent Scheme Range 5
  • Start Date:April/May 2023
  • App Close Date:21/04/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:26th April 2023


Art & Design Technology Technician


Part-Time Required from April/May 2023

21 hours per week 8.15am-3.45pm Wednesday to Friday

Term Time plus 21 directed hours 


Kent Scheme Salaries 5: £10,098 - £10,637 per annum 


We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to support our Art and Design Technology departments as a Technician.  The post would be equally suitable for an experienced technician or for an individual with an interest in Design Technology and/or Art.  The ability to work and communicate with a range of people at all levels, including young people, will be essential.  The successful applicant will be flexible, pro-active in adapting to change and creative and practical.  Knowledge of IT packages and to undertake a range of tasks is desirable. 


General duties which apply to all subject areas: 

  • Provide support in lessons and occasionally lunchtimes across all key stages and subject areas
  • Costing up and preparation of materials, equipment and exemplar products for all disciplines
  • To prepare stock orders and maintain stock levels across all subject areas
  • To work with, and communicate effectively with, students in years 7-13 as well as working collaboratively with members of staff in the departments
  • Oversee the maintenance of machinery, tools and equipment across all disciplines through regular visual health and safety checks
  • To assist with and attend various departmental or school events e.g. open evenings, art & design technology exhibition and fashion show
  • To assist with the maintenance of displays and visual resources


The postholder is required to work for 39 weeks per year. The postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade, Bank Holidays and the KCC concessionary day which is included in the salary above. 


“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)


Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website https://www.mggs.org/joining-us/join-our-team/vacancies/


Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with a covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to also complete our Equal Opportunities & Recruitment Monitoring Form.  If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher via email: mstarns@mggs.org.


Applications welcomed immediately


Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.


Closing Date: 8am on 21st April 2023


Interviews: 26th April 2023




Information about the school

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, or as it is more often known, is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 340. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted).

MGGS has a strong community spirit which is underpinned by our belief that the happiness of all our students is key to enabling them to succeed. We have been providing an academic education for girls (and boys in the Sixth Form) from the town of Maidstone, and its surrounding area for over 130 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Deborah Stanley, Headteacher

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)). It is not, therefore, in any way contrary to the Act to reveal any information concerning convictions which would otherwise be considered as “spent” in relation to the applicant’s suitability for employment. Any such information will be kept in strict confidence and only used in consideration of the suitability of the applicant for such a position where such an exemption is appropriate.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Michelle Starns
  • Address:Maidstone Grammar School For Girls, Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF
  • Telephone: 01622 752103
  • Email: mstarns@mggs.org


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.