Art & Design Technology Technician, Didcot

Aureus SchoolDidcot
Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £20,834
Contract term: Permanent

Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking a Design Technology and Art Technician to start with us in September 2018. 

Core purpose:

To oversee the technical support of the Arts Faculty and on occasions to work with small groups of students in Design Technology and Art lessons

To promote a professional and friendly point of call to all parents and visitors to our school

Key Accountabilities

To provide in-class support to students, as requested by the Lead Practitioner

To supervise and lead small groups of students either in class or outside class to help facilitate their learning

To prepare materials and equipment for lessons and projects, including preparation of demonstration materials and resources and the stocking of classrooms with consumable items

To order resources, receive incoming goods, check delivery notes and mark the financial system with Goods Received Notes (GRNs), store materials and confirm invoices

To maintain an inventory system for items within the department. This will include organising the storage of a wide range of materials, tools, equipment and resources.

To undertake general workshop maintenance and DIY tasks, including the use of workshop machinery where required (soldering, bandsaw, thicknesser, circular saw etc)

To carry out and keep records of equipment checks across the department 

To prepare display materials and equipment for parents’ evenings; remove and display items of work around the school, as and when requested

To carry out reprographics and photocopying of resources

To keep sinks and worktops clean; maintain aprons in a serviceable condition; keep stock rooms and tool rooms clean, tidy and in good order

To photograph and record student practical work when required

To undertake other Arts and Design & Technology tasks as requested by staff

Accountable to:

Lead Practitioner

GLF Schools expects its employees to work flexibly with the framework of the duties and responsibilities above. This means that the post holder may be expected to carry out work that is not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.


We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.

Application Deadline: 24/05/2018

Interview Date: 26/06/2018

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