Art Technician

Art Technician

Job Title: Art Technician
Salary: Up to £20,158.00 per annum (pro rata £10,654.94) depending on experience
Hours: 18.5 per week plus additional casual hours as required
Contract: Fixed Term- 12 months
Site: Nelson and Colne College
Closing Date: Midnight – Sunday 2nd October 2022  
Interview Date: TBC

‘Would you like to be part of an Outstanding College and a team that aims to create the extraordinary?’


Our Organisation
Nelson and Colne College Group is a beacon for educational excellence, made up of a family of colleges – Nelson & Colne College, Lancashire Adult Learning & Accrington & Rossendale College.  Our College Group is now the only Further Education college in Lancashire to be graded as ‘Outstanding’ under the new Ofsted inspection framework.

Together the Group forms a Sixth Form, Skills and Technology Centre, University Centre, employer training and adult learning provider delivering exceptional teaching and learning to all ages and at all levels.

The Exciting Role
The College Group is looking for a part-time 0.5 Art Technician to join our dedicated Creative and Digital team on a fixed-term basis for 12 months. This role will be predominantly based at Nelson and Colne College however flexibility is required in this role as the successful candidate may also be required to travel across any of the College campuses.

What You Will Be Doing

  • To provide technical support for the teaching of Art and Media with particular responsibility for preparation of photosilkscreens
  • To assist with classroom set-ups, ordering of stock etc.
  • To assist in the usage of computer software for visual imaging
  • To prepare/organise the safe storage, usage, disposal and ordering of equipment/materials associated with technical support
  • To mount, present work for exams, displays and exhibitions
  • To provide admin support to the wider team, as required

What We Are Looking For:

  • 4 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • DIP HE/HND/BA in Art & Media (desirable)
  • Practical experience, awareness and understanding of Art & Media practice (desirable)
  • Ability to prepare photosilkscreens (desirable)
  • Ability to use computer software for visual imaging (desirable)
  • Ability to mount and present work for exams, displays, exhibitions (desirable)

What We Offer in Return:

  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance including a two-week closure over the Christmas period
  • A range of health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • Staff recognition scheme, including long service awards
  • Fantastic family friendly policies
  • Free on-site parking on all College sites
  • Please visit our ‘working for us’ section of our website for a full list of our benefits

How to Apply:
Still Interested?

If you're interested in this post and would like to know more, then please visit our website and complete an application form. 


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Further questions: please contact our friendly HR Team on [email protected]

*Please note we only accept applications submitted via our website (indeed, jobcentre, tes)

Please note: All of our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check due to working with vulnerable adults and children. Should you wish to discuss this further, please get in touch with the HR team.