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Job details
Employer Ark Burlington Danes Academy
Location Hammersmith and Fulham
Salary Ark Support Staff Spine point 6- 11, £17,616 - £18,985 equivalent. Actual Salary £15,086 – 16,258 per annum, depending on experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Ark Burlington Danes Academy is a non-selective 11-18 comprehensive school. The academy opened in September 2006 and has made rapid progress to become a highly successful and over-subscribed local school. In its 2013 OFSTED inspection Burlington Danes was rated ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

The academy is expanding rapidly and we are seeking an enthusiastic Art Technician.

The Art Department currently teaches Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles and 3D Design to the Lower School and at GCSE, and a holistic Fine Art A-Level that is structured similarly to a foundation course. The department is well resourced, occupying 7 dedicated studios including an Apple Mac suite, a specialist Sixth Form Studio/Gallery Space and additionally a kiln room and workshop.

A new technician is required who will be responsible for:

  • ordering and managing supplies and resources
  • preparing example projects
  • advising teaching staff on technical processes
  • mentoring targeted students in art and working with small groups
  • leading the curation, construction and hang of exhibitions
  • Health and Safety compliance
  • overall display across the Academy

The technician post is an exciting one since the successful applicant will work across the different disciplines and age groups and with a team of teachers, each with different specialisms. The role would suit a recent Art graduate and the long holidays leave plenty of time to develop your own practice with access to dedicated equipment such as the kiln, workshop and printing presses. This role will also be of interest to anyone considering a career in Art teaching.
Salary will be determined by experience, but is generous compared to many similar positions. The successful applicant will have access to extended Ark benefits as well as extensive CPD opportunities.

If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.  For information about the school, please go to Visits to the academy before application submission are welcomed. Please contact Julia Morson on 0208 735 4972 or email  to arrange this.

To apply, please complete the online application by visiting:  . Please complete your application by 11am on Friday 23rd June 2017.

If you have any technical issues, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or email

Interview:  w/c 26th June 2017
Hours:   36 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About the employer

Burlington Danes Academy opened as the successor to Burlington Danes School in September 2006. It is a 6 form entry secondary school for 11-18 year olds. It continues the predecessor school’s long history as a Church of England School and its commitm...

Information about Ark Burlington Danes Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
Denomination Church of England
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