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Wheatley Park School - -368 days remaining
Closing Date 20/03/2018
Holton, , Oxford, Oxfordshire OX33 1QH
Grade 4 - £15807 - £16491 (Pro rata £5337 - £5568, 15 hours)
NOR: 1350

Wheatley Park School

Everyone Learning - Everyone Caring

11-18 Academy and member of the River Learning Trust

1034 on roll   157 Sixth Form


Art Technician

Grade 4 - £15807 - £16491 (Pro rata £5337 - £5568, 15 hours)

10 - 15 hours per week (Depending on experience)  - term time only

Required immediately


We are seeking a skilled, flexible and resourceful person to work within the Arts Faculty providing practical support to the Art Department. Your key role will be to support high standards of student achievement in Art and Design through the management and support of the practical and technical aspects of Art lessons. This post will also support the promotion of the Arts across the school. You will need to have a good practical knowledge of Art and Design techniques plus skills in the presentation of artwork. Specialist skills in one or more areas of Art would be an advantage.


We will offer you:

        The chance to be part of a strong and developing school community and to work within a caring, supportive and friendly team;

        An attractive and interesting working environment (the Arts Centre is based in a Grade II listed Georgian Manor House set apart from the main school by a moat and island).

We are looking for:

        An effective technician with a good practical knowledge and understanding of Art and Design;

        A person who has a background and/or a strong interest in the Arts and Arts education;

        A flexible, adaptable, supportive and friendly colleague.

        Print-making skills, particularly screen-printing would be an advantage


Situated five miles east of Oxford on a unique and historic parkland site, Wheatley Park School is a highly successful mixed 11 - 18 academy and proud member of  the River Learning Trust


We are a vibrant and dynamic school with a track record of improvement and innovation in recent years.  In June 2016 the school was graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We are now on the next part of our journey to becoming a sustainably ‘Outstanding’ school in accordance with our core values of Everyone Learning and Everyone Caring. Our truly comprehensive intake is a mixture of both rural and urban with strong ethnic diversity.  We work in effective partnership with parents and our local community to ensure our students are happy at school and motivated to succeed.  Meanwhile, our staff work exceptionally well together, providing a collaborative and supportive professional ethos. As a Google Reference School, we are proud to develop cutting-edge practice in the use of computers and IT in the classroom.  All students have access to their own personal chromebook in order to support their learning.


If you would like to know more, or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Pat Mason (HR Manager) on 01865 877634 or by email to pmason@wheatleypark.org. To find out more about the River Learning Trust, please visit www.riverlearningtrust.org.  Full details and an application form can be found on our website: Vacancies. Please send completed applications to pmason@wheatleypark.org.


Wheatley Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and to preventing extremism. Wheatley Park School expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Wheatley Park School is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date: Tuesday 20th March 2018

Interview date: To be confirmed


Wheatley Park School,  Holton, Oxford, OX33 1QH

Tel: 01865 872441  Fax: 01865 877666

More Information: https://www.wheatleypark.org/index.php/get-involved/vacancies

Related Documents
pdf file icon Recruitment and Selection Statement January 18
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pdf file icon Art Technician March 2018