Product Design & Art Technician

Woking, Surrey
FTE is £16,750 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum
09 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Product Design & Art Technician

Start date:  January 2019

The College requires a Product Design/Art Technician to support the teaching staff and learners within the Art & Design Department. Responsibilities include overseeing the workshop and providing technical assistance to students; maintaining and running the CNC Machines (Laser Cutter, CNC Router and 3D Printer); assisting with cleaning duties within the workshop with an awareness to health & safety. A full job description and person specification is available on the College website.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an organised technician who can work methodically as well as show initiative, to support teachers and College students. Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College. 

Hours: up to 15 hours per week, work pattern negotiable.  Term-time only (39 weeks per year). 

Salary: FTE is £16,750 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum
£6,182.20 per annum (incl. of fringe allowance) for 15 hours per week, term-time (39 weeks per year) 

The Department

The Art & Design Department is a vibrant and highly successful area of the College. The department offers Level 2 and Level 3 CTEC in Art and Design, A Levels in Photography, Fine Art, Textiles, Product Design and Graphic Design. Our students progress to some of the best Degree and Foundation courses in the country. The department is based in a new purpose-built art block and includes a brand-new Mac suite for Graphics, laser and 3D printing facilities as well as a fully equipped workshop. The department hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which have included trips to Rome and Barcelona as well as life-drawing and fashion workshops, in addition to our artist in residence and rolling programme of visiting artists. Staff work closely with students to stretch, guide and inspire them to be independent and creative learners who are producing high quality work that is both individual and innovative.

The department also has a unique working relationship with the prestigious Lightbox Gallery in Woking with whom we co-host workshops and seminars. Our annual exhibition there attracts close to 2000 visitors every year and provides the College with an un-rivalled platform from which to promote our students’ work. In addition, the department has a close relationship with UCA who have delivered a range of bespoke enrichment workshops specifically for the college.

 Application & Selection

Application forms and a full job description and person specification are available to download from our website:

Completed applications, or any queries regarding the  role or your application, should be sent via email to Kirsty Crook (Personnel Officer): or contact Kirsty on 01483 227438 (direct) or via the College Reception on 01483 761036.

Closing date, Product Design & Art Technician:  9am, Monday 19 November 2018

Interviews for Product Design & Art Technician:  to be held on Friday 23 November 2018

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities