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Technician: Visual Arts & Design (0.5) - Print / Textiles / Fashion specialism

Contract:
Vision Business Support Services
Salary:
£16,790 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date:
04/08/2017
Start date:
ASAP

There’s never been a more exciting time to join West Nottinghamshire College Group. West Nottinghamshire College Group has grown from a local college to an international organisation with a reputation for dynamism and success.  The college group is made up of a number of separate companies all with education and training to the very highest level at their heart.  

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Outstanding resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group. VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience. 

JOINING OUR JOURNEY

When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (July)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Butterflies Day Nursery (Derby Road)
  • On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre

ABOUT THE ROLE

The School of Creative Industries and Digital Technologies a wide range of vocational programmes from Entry Level to University level qualifications and as a result utilises a wide range of specialist vocational equipment.

As Technician for Visual Arts and Design you will have a specialism in the areas of Print, Textiles and Fashion However, you will also be able to support other aspects of the art and design curriculum.  As such you will be responsible for supporting staff and learners across the curriculum area and assist in various art and design processes.  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 you will manage the safe operation of specialist 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.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; working with Professionalism, taking Responsibility for your actions, and giving Respect to clients and colleagues alike. 

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Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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