Art, Design & Technology Technician, Barking

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Riverside SchoolBarking

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: APT & C Scale 3
Contract term: Permanent

Required as soon as possible, an Art, Design and Technology Technician to join an exciting new Secondary School which opened in 2012.  Riverside School serves the growing Barking Riverside community on the banks of the Thames in superb newly-built accommodation and is already fully-subscribed.  

“Excellence for All” on Barking Riverside 

The role of the Art, Design and Technology Technician will include:  

1. To prepare materials for practical work within Art, Design and Technology. 

2. To arrange tools and materials for focussed demonstrations. 

3. Ensure all equipment and materials are available and in good safe condition for use by students.  

4. Tidying up and checking that all equipment and materials are safely stored away at the end of each day. 

5. Supporting teaching staff during practical lessons where required. 

6. Assist with and maintain displays/boards. 

7. Stock control: keeping records, ordering materials, liaising with outside agencies re machine servicing etc. 

8. Any other reasonable requests from Head of Department or Headteacher as directed.  

The above duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required by the Head of school within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder. 

The successful applicant with have the following qualities:  

1. Good interpersonal communication skills. 

2. Flexibility and reliability. 

3. To be able to work as a member of a team as well under their own initiative. 

4. Organisational and time management skills. 

5. A passion for teaching and learning and the enrichment of young people’s lives. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and as such all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check. Appointments are also subject to satisfactory references/medical clearance.   


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More about Riverside School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Renwick Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 0FU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 203 946 5888
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Riverside School is a mixed, non-denominational secondary school with a sixth form. It is an academy located in Barking, Greater London.

Riverside opened as a new provision in September 2013, it currently has 750 students on roll and will eventually ...