Technician - Art and Design

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes
Competitive salary
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Milton Keynes College are looking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic team player to join the team as a Technician in our School of Arts.

As technician for the School of Arts, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective operation of all support areas. This will include managing stock and resources effectively whilst ensuring that both students and staff are working in a safe environment, Helping and guiding students in the use and care of equipment, you will also have the opportunity to assist with internal and external events, projects, exhibitions, work experience opportunities and student visits, this may include working evenings and weekends.

Our students are focused on progressing into higher education and the art and cultural industry, so thrive with real working environments and working to professional briefs. You will be a professional, hardworking individual with a keen interest in working with a dedicated and passionate team of professionals.

Location: Chaffron Way and Bletchley Campus
Hours: 29.6 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum
Salary: £18,015 pro rota
Closing date: Thursday 18th October 2018
Interview date: Friday 26th October 2018

As a successful candidate, you will have

  • A qualification minimum Level 3 or equivalent in an arts and design subject
  • A Health & Safety qualification or be willing to work towards
  • A current driving licence that includes D1 conditions to drive
  • Experience in assessing/training and up-to-date knowledge of the fine art and / or digital art background
  • Experience in using up to date arts software within the digital arts field
  • Previous experience of managing stock/resources effectively
  • Experience in curating/organising and installing exhibition work
  • Current knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and be able to promote outstanding health and safety practice
  • Good basic general education including GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • Relevant industry experience and a willingness to maintain it
  • An ability to engage and motivate students

More about the rewards

  • 25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Tax free child care scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus many more…

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands. Jobs at

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