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Art Technician - Term Time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-54-S
  • Posted:24/09/2021
  • Pay:TSAT Grade C (pro-rata £15,164 -£16,603)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:10/10/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


We require an Art Technician to work across Holcombe Grammar School and Victory Academy to support the smooth running of the Art department's. Preparing teaching resources, maintaining equipment and the teaching environment to a high standard, and supporting the teachers in lessons, all of which enhances the learning experience for students.

This is an exciting role to work with both schools. Holcombe are working towards obtaining their Artsmark award and The Victory Academy are on their renewal journey for their Platinum Artsmark award, which is held by less than 1% of schools in England.  


Holcombe Grammar School delivers an inspiring curriculum…appropriately adapted to the needs, abilities and interests of all pupils. A range of extra-curricular activities further promotes personal development and welfare– Holcombe Grammar School, Ofsted 2018


“The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others” 

“Staff feel well supported…” Victory Academy Ofsted 2017

Holcombe Grammar School are a selective 11-18 boys’ school with a large and growing mixed Sixth Form. At Holcombe Grammar School our aim is that students develop into successful, well rounded, confident young people who are equipped with the academic and life skills necessary to thrive in the modern world. For more information about Holcombe Grammar Click Here.

The Victory Academy are a mixed Comprehensive School for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment.  Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families.  For more information about Victory Academy Click Here

What you will need to succeed:

  • Committed to supporting students 
  • A willingness to work in a team and be able to use own initiative when required is essential
  • Responsible for ordering materials, on top of replenishing material stock
  • To keep all classrooms organised with a key eye for display work
  • Under the direction of the Art Curriculum Leaders, ensure that all Health & safety requirements are met for all Art classrooms and equipment. 
  • Practical/hands-on experience is a necessity 
  • Have a keen interest in the arts, photography, theatre
  • Some knowledge of Ceramics is desirable but not essential
  • Previous school experience is desirable but not essential


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our small and friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.


Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking, Be their Best self, Shape their Success, In this way we transform life chances

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

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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.