The department of Creative Arts has a wide range of vocational programmes and as a result utilises a wide range of specialist vocational equipment. The department comprises of Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Music and Media.
As Technician for Creative Arts you will have a specialism within the photography area. You will also be required to support other aspects of the Creative Arts department on occasion. You will be responsible for supporting staff and learners across the curriculum area and assist in various art and design processes. The primary focus of the duties will be to support photography. You will also be responsible for the maintenance, distribution and storage of consumables, tools and equipment related to the vocational area. You will manage an effective and efficient storage systems, maintain specialist tools, equipment and machinery to ensure staff and students have access to working and maintained resources at the right time for delivery and projects.
You will be responsible for ensuring all equipment is logged in and out and is ready for collection and return at agreed times and ensure that all equipment is fit for use and returned in good working order.
You will support delivery teams and student groups by setting up a variety of resources and teaching aids and supporting tutors and students within workshop settings with the delivery of art and design related programmes of study. In addition, you will manage the safe operation of specialist and general facilities and ensure all resources, facilities and equipment comply with Health and Safety regulation. You will also ensure all specialist areas and facilities are clean and tidy and comply with Health and Safety regulations.
You will also ensure all equipment is maintained and ready for use and be required to undertake essential minor maintenance tasks.
You will assist the teaching teams in preparation of equipment, areas and workshops as well as supporting staff and students with the use of such equipment and processes within workshop settings.
You will be expected to embrace and embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check where appropriate. The successful candidate will be required to pay for the DBS check themselves, the cost will automatically be deducted from your first salary payment.