Art & Design Technician

Salford City College
15091.00 GBP Annual
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time

Art & Design Technician

Reference Number: SCC161712

Salary: Starting salary GBP15,091 per annum (Band 9 points 14-18) incremental progression throughout the band is available

Advert Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 30th October 2016

Interview Date: Week commencing 7th November 2016

Location: Pendleton

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per Week: 37

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and enthusiastic Technician to join a dedicated, friendly and professional Creative Arts and Design department. We require an Art & Design/Design Technology technician to provide support for a large diverse department with responsibilities across subject areas which include Fine Art, Textiles, Graphic Design, Photography, Product Design and Engineering.

The most essential part of the role will be to provide technical support to the Design & Technology and Engineering courses and so the application will require the successful candidate to have workshop experience and certification, and to be able to ensure health and safety requirements are met. The role will provide practical and administrative support to the Art Department across all disciplines. The successful candidate will have relevant Art and Design qualifications and previous experience of working with a wide variety of materials and techniques; as well as familiarity with the practicalities of display and mounting work for exhibitions and in the preparation for moderation. Duties will include co-ordinating and preparing materials and resources for staff and for example setting up the darkroom, sewing machine maintenance and large format printing.

Good communication and ICT skills are also required for administration duties such as stock control, processing orders, uploading of work to the virtual learning area and assisting in meeting the needs of students and staff.

Salford City College is highly ambitious and a leading provider in Greater Manchester. It aims to be outstanding in all aspects of its work.

Reason to Join Us

?? 32 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays), Sixth Form College Association terms and conditions and automatic enrolment into the generous pension scheme

?? A wide range of learning & career opportunities

?? MyTech, Childcare, cycle to work & other voucher schemes

?? Various health & wellbeing benefits (including discounted gym membership)

?? We support the Skills for Life agenda and recognise the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role. All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subjects.

Commitment to Safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.

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