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Art and Textiles Technician

Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxfordshire

The role:

Oxford High School are looking for an Art and Textiles Technician to provide support in both the Art Department and the Textiles Department.

As Art and Textiles Technician, your duties will include: 

• Ensuring that all the materials and equipment are available in studio rooms as required for lessons and other co-curricular activities

• Providing technical support and assistance for practical sessions

• Assisting with the organisation, mounting, presentation and exhibition of art, design and textiles work

• Monitoring, ordering and maintaining stock and equipment

• Preparing materials  for student project work

• Administering health and safety files, risk assessments and inventories

• Ensuring studios and other rooms are tidy, clean and safe

The successful candidate will be suitably qualified and have experience in art, craft and design activities. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as great organisational, practical and administrative skills are also essential in order to contribute to the continuing success and happy atmosphere at our school. 

Flexibility to work across both the departments is required.

About Oxford High School: 

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford's historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls' education. 

Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community. 

As well as our commitment to girls' education, we are committed to investing in our staff's personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network. 


 As part of the Girls' Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls' schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include: 

• Competitive salaries and pay progression 

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities 

• Training grants for qualifications 

• Generous pension schemes 

• Free life assurance benefit 

• Free school lunches 

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools 

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans 

• A Cycle to Work scheme 

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment 

To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button.

Closing date: Monday 10th January 2022. 

Interviews: Monday 17th January 2022. 

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included. 

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post. 

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