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Art Technician

Art Technician

Permanent – £13.48 per hour, Part Time, Term Time Only, 8.5 hour per week

Our busy and successful Art Department has a vacancy for an Art Technician. This role is strongly based on assisting teaching staff and supporting pupils within their lessons to create a broad range of skilled and creative outcomes. You will be involved in Studio time, preparation of lessons and the department’s inventory and supplies. Artwork will be exhibited throughout the year both internally and externally and the successful candidate will play a key role.

Applicants should have a sustained interest in Fine Art, possess a flexible, friendly and approachable attitude and have good organisational, communication and IT skills. Experience in printmaking, ceramics and Photoshop will be a distinct advantage. This is a term-time only position and the hours of work are Thursday 09.00 – 18.30 with one hour unpaid for lunch.

For a full description of the role please see the Art Technician role profile and person specification

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A six-month probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]

Applications with a covering letter should be submitted to the HR department, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD or [email protected] by 09.00 am on Friday 29 September 2023.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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