Art Technician

South Downs Education Trust
Worthing, West Sussex
NJC GRADE 4, points 5 - 6 £23,500 - £23,893 (£6,566 - £6,676 pro rata)
Closing date
23 Mar 2024

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Education, Secondary
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Worthing high

Art Technician

SALARY: NJC GRADE 4, points 5 - 6 £23,500 - £23,893 (£6,566 - £6,676 pro rata)

HOURS:  Permanent  12 hours per week across 3-4 days. Term time only.

Job Summary:

The post supports the teaching and learning within the Art department of the school.

The postholder is responsible for maintaining a safe and efficient learning environment for students and maintaining tools, equipment and resources.

The postholder is responsible for the acquisition, organisation and dissemination of resources to support teaching and learning and may support class practical work.

The post is term time only.

Person Specification

Qualification criteria

Educated to a GCSE standard

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • An active interest and experience in practical and conceptual aspects of Art and Design.
  • Knowledge of relevant art equipment
  • Knowledge of materials, manipulating and processing them
  • Managing a budget and ordering resources

Personal characteristics

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive and helpful attitude towards staff, students and parents
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated
  • An interest in working with students

Main Responsibilities include:

  • To help maintain a safe, tidy, effective and efficient learning environment in Art and Design classrooms
  • To report any Health and Safety concerns to the Community & Facility Manager and/or Business Development Manager and be familiar with the Health and Safety Policy.
  • To report any broken or damaged fixtures, furniture or fittings.
  • To keep secure any hazardous materials.
  • Keeping stock control and managing resources in liaison with the Subject leader of Art and Finance Manager.
  • To manage student payments for materials, equipment and folders.

Duties & Responsibilities

Main duties include:

  • To plan ahead at busy times and set up ahead of lessons if required.
  • To prepare resources for Art staff.
  • To clear away equipment and return to storage.
  • To be on hand when a class is doing practical work to support the teacher.
  • To maintain stock levels of commonly used materials and consumables.
  • Preparing materials.
  • Support with the Kiln.
  • To organize and monitor stock cupboards
  • To order resources as needed and directed by Subject Leader of Art
  • To support with the exhibition of art work across the school and in the Summer Exhibition.
  • Any other duties that may be required to assist in the smooth running of the wider school


To deliver services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed and the post holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above.


Please note, because of the nature of this job, if you are successful in your application you will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.  This will be done by means of applying for an “Enhanced Disclosure”.  Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

We will also complete online searches as part of due diligence and safeguarding checks in line with KCSIE guidance.

Worthing High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting Documents for Art Technician


South Downs Education Trust has been established to create a quality first education system, to provide world-class education and care, that allows every child and young person to reach their full potential, regardless of background.

The fundamental belief of South Downs Education Trust (SDET) is that our schools will work in partnership so that all children and young people receive an inspiring educational experience which is beyond their expectations and provides the foundation of a happy and purposeful life.

Schools that form part of SDET are:

Worthing High School

Clapham and Patching C of E Primary

Worthing high

Clapham & Patcham

Company info
01903 237864
S Farm Rd,
BN14 7AR

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