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Creative Arts Technician 0.5 (Internal Applicants Only)

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SALARY: Circa £19,000 pro rata plus pension and performance-related pay

JOB TYPE: Permanent, Part time

HOURS: 18.5

LOCATION: Hitchin and working across group sites

CLOSING DATE: 1st July 2022 (Internal Applications only)

 

JOB PURPOSE:

Technicians are crucial to the smooth running of the Creative Arts Department and ensuring that the students have access to an organised and safe environment.  They are an integral part of the creative team, supporting Course Team Leaders and Success Coaches in providing and maintaining a high quality provision and ensuring the appropriate resources are in place to enable students to meet their potential. Technicians also provide support for events and exhibitions across the Creative curriculum.

We are looking for a meticulous and technically skilled individual who is confident in organising and maintaining Creative workspaces. Technical demonstrations and student inductions to specialist equipment is expected within the role, as well as maintaining equipment, ordering stock and facilitating students’ borrowing of specialist kit. Flexibility and willingness to subjects across the Creative Arts is an essential part of the role.

MORE THAN JUST A SALARY

  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Participation in the Group’s performance related pay scheme.
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • L3 or above qualification in relevant subject area
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Highly proficient within an Arts Discipline, such as 3D, Fashion, Graphics and / or Print.
  • Ability to work across Creative Arts department, including Media and / or Performing Arts
  • Commitment to relevant continued professional development
  • Willingness to take on additional training to support the department, such as first aid qualifications
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work as part of a team and effectively support delivery of the curriculum

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and promote a safe working environment
  • Supervise and support students undertaking directed study activities
  • Provide technical demonstrations and student inductions for specialist equipment
  • Maintenance and safekeeping of resources and equipment
  • Ensure that adequate and appropriate resources are ordered to support the delivery of the curriculum
  • Support the smooth technical running of events, exhibitions and student practical projects
  • Facilitate borrowing of equipment by students and maintaining accurate associated records
  • Work effectively across the whole Creative Arts department
  • Remain current with appropriate Health and Safety requirements and training

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    SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT

    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “I genuinely enjoy coming to work, the students are the people that motivate me – they are so full of energy and enthusiasm.

    Hart Learning Group’s links to the community are essential for this job to work well – integrating local businesses and organisations ensure we offer the best service to our students.”

    Victoria Lang - Business, Travel & Events Lecturer