Art Technician Role

Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich are currently looking to appoint an Art Technician to provide technical support for teachers

Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich

Art Technician

Grade 3 (Inner London): £26,193-£26,625 FTE + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

Full details of the position can be found here or call 0207 732 2276 or email [javascript protected email address] to arrange a visit and an informal chat.

Main Areas of Responsibility

To support teaching and learning in the Art Department.

Overall purpose and accountability:

  • Providing assistance in preparation and packing away of practical lessons. Supporting lessons and assisting staff and students with practical activities. Supporting extra-curricular activities in which the department engages.
  • Main duties and responsibilities are indicated here. Other duties of an appropriate level and nature will also be required.


Specific responsibilities:

  • Preparing resources in preparation for the lessons including collecting and storing visuals.
  • Organising and maintaining the art display within the department/academy which needs to be regularly changed to support learning.
  • Managing and tracking orders and stock.
  • Organisation of store cupboard.
  • Managing printers, computers and photocopier in the department.
  • Photocopying work for students' books.
  • Maintenance of equipment – sewing machines, glue guns, wax pots, light boxes, cameras, film recording.
  • Ordering replacements when necessary.
  • Filing.
  • Supporting staff and students in lessons and in extra-curricular activities and after school clubs.
  • General housekeeping, administration and maintenance activities will be required as they are for all staff working in the Art Department.
  • Other duties and responsibilities of a similar development/clerical/technical nature and at a similar responsibility level to those described above may be allocated from time to time.


Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within a practical based environment, commercial or school
  • Experience of supporting Art lessons in a secondary school
  • English and Maths GCSE to C grade or higher
  • Good organisational skills, able to keep work space tidy and running smoothly
  • Ability to develop supportive working relationships with students and staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to use a range of software packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Ability to process materials cost effectively
  • Knowledge and understanding of art preparation processes
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • The ability to work unsupervised when necessary