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Technician - Art Department - Term Time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-325S
  • Posted:03/04/2019
  • Pay:Swale Academies Trust Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:26/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Technician – Art Department

Start Date:   As soon as possible

Swale Academies Trust Support Staff Pay Scheme
Band 3 - £17,497 fte (£14,812 pro rata)


37 hours per week for 39 weeks per year
(Term time plus five additional days)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our thriving, highly creative art department. Working alongside subject teachers, you will help ensure that a safe, effective and efficient technician service is delivered.

This includes the provision of technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support pupils, as well as assisting teaching staff with learning activities and day to day maintenance of teaching areas and equipment.

The Art Department is a team of vibrant and very successful teachers, committed to delivering practical and engaging lessons that meet the needs of all students.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be proficient in technical, practical and computer skills;
  • Be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, pupils and suppliers;
  • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload;
  • Be friendly and efficient.

In return, we offer development opportunities to all our staff, plus a supportive and friendly environment.

Our school is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement.

Ofsted - ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’

Applications should be made via Kent-Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs without an application form.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Beth Arculus-Pennells, at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post – beth.arculus@swale.at

Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019 at 12 noon

Interview Date: tbc

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 subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Contact Details:
Sittingbourne Community College
Swanstree Avenue
Kent  ME10 4NL
Telephone:  01795 472449
E mail:  HR@swale.at

Trust Principal:                 Mr J Whitcombe MA
Headteacher:                    Ms Y Peden

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Yvette Peden
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.