Art Technician, Calderdale

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The Halifax AcademyCalderdale

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Start date: May 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Required from May 2019, The Halifax Academy requires an Art Technician to work within our Performance and Design faculty. The post holder will have a keen interest in art and be able to demonstrate this with a portfolio. The post is to cover the current postholder’s maternity cover.

The role will include supporting teaching and learning by working under an agreed system of guidance and management with a degree of autonomy. This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups of students.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Work as part of a team but use their own initiative
  • Motivate and inspire our students
  • Use creativity and passion in their work
  • Form effective relationships with parents, carers and outside agencies
  • Be a positive role model for our students

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • improving learning and teaching
  • raising achievement
  • tracking students individual performance and implementing intervention strategies
  • supporting students with medical needs

In return we can offer:

  • working as part of a creative and supportive team, who are determined and driven on our mission to achieve the very best for our students.
  • joining our ‘coaching culture’ which is a key focus for CPD in the Academy. Every member of our teaching and support staff are involved in our ‘Coaching for Excellence’ programme to focus on improving teaching and learning in all subjects.
  • the opportunity to gain cross phase experience.
  • access to a teaching school alliance which enables us to work collaboratively and share best practice with other providers and creates professional development opportunities.
  • enthusiastic students who are keen to make outstanding progress
  • effective supportive and dynamic leadership


To apply for the role please complete the academy’s application form, available from our website, and return to

Closing date for applications is Monday 18th March at 9am. Late applications and CV’s will not be accepted.

The Halifax Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for all posts.

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More about The Halifax Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Secondary Campus, Gibbet Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 301080
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The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and place the academy in the top 15% of a...