Art and Technology Technician, Crowborough

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Beacon AcademyCrowborough
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Art and Technology Technician 

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only 

Immediate Start available

Single Status Grade 4, currently £16,120 - £16,778 per annum, full time equivalent

Beacon Academy is looking for a self-motivated Technician to join our busy Art and Technology Department. You should be methodical and organised in your approach to work and have the ability to communicate well with both young people and adults. This is a broad ranging role within the Art and Technology departments supporting students and staff and includes Art, Photography, Graphic Design, Product Design, Textiles and Resistant Materials. There is also the opportunity to work within the Engineering department. 

The post offers flexibility and we would welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the above areas. This role is a superb opportunity for anyone wishing to gain experience in a school environment, possibly as part of their career development. Training is available for the right candidate. 

We are a split site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

As confirmed by the Department of Education’s provisional national league tables, Beacon Academy is number one school in the county under the headline Progress 8 measure, and in the top 2.82% of all schools nationwide. We have been judged good with outstanding features in 2 successive Ofsted observations, and are well on the way to achieving our goal of outstanding. We also take great pride in our designation as a National Teaching School and a National Support School.

Immediate start is available subject to DBS, health checks and satisfactory references. 

For further details please visit our website or contact the Human Resources department on 01892 603078 or email

Please be advised that we do not accept curriculum vitae. 

Closing date: 10am on Monday 26 February 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and suitable references.

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