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Workshop Technician / Artist in Residence

High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9DR
Strode's College
Part Time, Term Time
£8,661.18 to £9,535.43 (FTE £24,728 to £27,224)
21st March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
15th April 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1319439

Are you passionate about Art and Design and looking for your next exciting opportunity?

We are seeking to appoint Workshop Technician / Artist in Residence on a part time, term time basis to start in April 2023 at our Strode’s College campus.

The Role and You

The Art and Design curriculum area is a popular and successful part of the college. It has approximately 150 students studying a range of subjects including A Levels in Fine Art and Photography, Graphics Communications and 3D Design as well as Level 3 BTECs in Photography and Art and Design. The Department benefits from accommodation including a dark room, a 3D workshop (including a brand new laser cutter) and a separate kiln room.

The successful applicant to this position will work to support the teaching staff in the curriculum area principally through supporting workshop activities, preparation of materials for practical activities and coursework. You will also take a key role in managing stock and the sale of materials to students as well as assisting with creating and maintaining displays of students’ work around the College. In addition to supporting the academic progress of our young learners, the college will also offer the successful candidate free access to the 3D workshop space, thus becoming an Artist in Residence. The workshop includes a laser cutter, milling machines, lathes, welding equipment, band and circular saws and an array of electric and non-electric hand tools.

This post offers the successful applicant the opportunity to support the work of Art & Design team.

Please note that this is a part time role for around 15 hours per week, term time for 39 weeks per year.

This is an opportunity for a passionate individual who wishes to work in a truly stimulating and rewarding environment.

About us

The Windsor Forest Colleges Group (TWFCG) is a leading education provider in the South-East. Our staff work across 4 main campuses at Langley, Windsor, Strodes-Egham and Berkshire College of Agriculture-Maidenhead. Our teams place the learner at the heart of all we do and in our state-of-the-art learning environments we are proud to deliver education and training to a diverse group of students and businesses each year.

Our staff benefit from:

• Subsidised professional qualifications

• Access to excellent defined benefit pension schemes

• Free on-site parking at all sites

• Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans

• Family friendly policies to support Work Life Balance

• NUS cards offering a wide range of discounts

• On-site Costa and Starbucks

• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and discounted hair and beauty treatments at The Salon at our Langley College site

Please be advised that the vacancy will close on Friday 14th April.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 24th April.

To apply please visit our website and complete the online application form.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.


Safeguarding Statement:

Strode's College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Strode's College

Strode's College

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