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Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise

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Studio West, West Denton Way, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2SZ.

Technician
  SNT1739(e)

N3: £18,065 - £18,426 per annum, pro rata. (Actual: £7,812 - £7,968 per annum).

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Studio West
West Denton Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2SZ.

16 hours per week
Fixed term contract for 1 year from September 2019.

Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part of Kenton School’s Academy, Studio West cater for around 300 students aged between 11 and 19, and are currently over-subscribed for year 7.

At Studio West, in addition to mainstream qualifications (including GCSEs, A Levels, and Occupational and professional qualifications), we offer an innovative and personalised curriculum for every student-focused on developing key employability and life skills required by employers. Much of our curriculum is delivered through project based learning, working alongside our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West does so with a university or college place, an apprenticeship or a job.

Given the school’s success, we are in a position to expand our technical team to create this new role. Supporting our team of Learning Coaches, the role will involve setting up and dismantling of equipment and resources, ordering stocks and supplies and maintaining our databases.

We are seeking applications from candidates with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with both children and adults. A knowledge of health and safety with the ability to carry out risk assessments is essential. Whilst the role will involve working across all teaching departments, a large proportion of working time will be spent supporting Art and Technology therefore a relevant qualification and/or experience working in either discipline would be desirable.

Post holders will be required to move, set up and dismantle equipment on a regular basis, i.e. lift bags of clay, therefore candidates must be able to fulfil this requirement of the role. The successful applicant will be required to use their initiative to keep their areas of responsibility running smoothly.

If you think you have the experience, skills and abilities to be successful in this role, further details and an application form are available by visiting our website: www.studiowestnewcastle.com or by emailing hr@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

Closing date: 12 noon on 12 July 2019.

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Fixed Term

  12 Jul 2019