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Creative Arts Technician: Visual Arts & Design (18.5 hours per week) – 3D Specialism

Part Time, Business Support
£17,316 pro rata for 18.5 hours

Please note - applications close at 5pm on the stated closing date.

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The Directorate of Creative Arts has a wide range of vocational programmes from Level 1 to University level qualifications and as a result utilises a wide range of specialist vocational equipment. The area comprises of Art and Design, Performing Arts, Media and Music courses and has its own commercial theatre called Create.

As Technician for Art and Design you will have a specialism in the areas of 3D (wood, metals, plastics, knowledge of clay would be beneficial but not essential). Additionally with the other technicians in the team, you will also be able to support the wider 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, primarily within 3D.  You will 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 system, 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. It will be essential that you have knowledge and experience of using 3D machinery and tools safely and are able to show others how to use these.

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 and preparing in advance, a variety of resources and teaching aids. 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 ensure all equipment is maintained and ready for use and be required to undertake essential minor maintenance tasks.

You will be responsible for updating health and safety documentation (e.g. Risk Assessments and CoSHH) and follow health and safety guidance.

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 may supervise students whilst they complete tasks out of session time.

Being able to drive would be an advantage but not essential.

You will be expected to embrace and embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.


Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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