Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU

Technician (Art and Media)

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37 hrs per week, Term Time plus 5 Training Days to be worked during school closure as directed by the school.

£19,650 - £20,852 pa, Actual Salary: £16,854 to £17,885 pa

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees. Kenton School Drayton Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU Required ASAP 37 hrs per week, Term Time plus 5 Training Days and 5 Additional Days to be worked during school closure as directed by the school, Maternity Leave Cover At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect. We are seeking applications for the post of Technician to support our Art and Media teams, preparing and setting up resources and equipment for lessons, including preparing large quantities of clay and using the kiln, filming and editing of school media clips, maintaining displays, ordering stocks and supplies, ensuring workspaces are clean and safe and updating and maintaining department databases. This is a maternity leave cover post expected to commence asap for a minimum of two terms. Kenton School is recognised at a National Level for excellence and innovation in the Arts and offers an extensive and inclusive Arts curriculum with the core belief that Arts education is a fundamental right for all young people regardless of ability and socioeconomic background. We are extremely committed to ensuring all our students receive a broad and balanced curriculum with the Arts at the heart of our curriculum. The Arts have been a core subject at KS3 and KS4 for over three years alongside English, Maths and Science. Every student at KS4 has a creative GCSE option: Art, Graphics, Textiles, Ceramics, Photography, Music, Performing Arts and Media. Over 900 students study GCSE Arts at KS4. The Art department at Kenton School is a highly skilled, enthusiastic and forward-looking team comprising of six talented Art specialists supported by our own technician. In addition to our five general purpose Art studios, two Graphics Studios, darkroom and photography suites we also have a superbly equipped Ceramics studio and two fully equipped Textiles studios. If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you, • Access to the Local Government’ Pension Scheme • Salary sacrifice schemes including Car Sacrifice, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes • Free on-site parking • Free gym access at Kenton School Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 12 October 2022 Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

12 October 2022

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