Art and Textiles Technician (ref 752)

Job Roles:
Other - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Subject Area:
Art and Design
East Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Point 11-13
4th Dec 2017
Start Date:
David Ross Education Trust
Job Ref:

Location: Corby

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for an Art and Textiles Technician. This role at Lodge Park Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

To provide indirect or direct support to teachers delivering the National Curriculum.

19.5 hours per week, term time only, permanent role.

Salary & Benefits

NJC 11-13 (15,807-£16,491 FTE) pro rata for hours worked

Access to Teachers/Local Government Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

GCSEs English and Maths at A* – C or level 2 equivalent



Can do attitude

Positive approach to problem solving


Ability to take part in change which has a positive impact on students

Commitment to and or experience of working with children and young people

Committed to working co-operatively with young people and adults; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them

Ability to communicate to a range of stakeholders (Governors/suppliers etc.)

Ability to communicate effectively with parents to represent the school positively and feedback information as appropriate

Ability to organise own work and be self-motivated

Excellent user of ICT

Able to work in a team, accept delegated responsibility

Able to form good relationships with students and parents

Able to form good working relationships with colleagues

Able to demonstrate a sympathetic attitude when required

Committed to own professional development and that of others

Highly motivated and hard working

Excellent organisation, prioritisation and time management skills

Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a school providing a specialist school education

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to by 15 December 2017, quoting reference 752.

Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
David Ross Education Trust
Tel: 01476 566801
Contact: Recruitment

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