Art/Tech Technician

30 hours per week, 8.30am – 3.00pm Monday – Friday (Some flexibility can be arranged) term time only (39 weeks). Grade B – Step 1 FTE £20,812 Actual Annual Salary in the range of £14,472.96.

Deer Park School is a brand new seven-form entry secondary school which opened in September 2021 initially with four forms of Year 7 and growing to full capacity of seven forms of entry over the next seven years.

The successful candidate will work directly under and report to the Head of Art at Deer Park School. For the right candidate this is a unique chance to work as part of the founding team in the heart of a new community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive part time Art/Tech Technician to join our highly successful Art department at Deer Park School. The successful candidate will be a flexible, hands-on and personable individual. The candidate will have experience and knowledge of general art practices, an interest in practical subjects and be someone who can work collaboratively and positively within the team. Previous experience working in a kiln room would be an asset but full training can be provided. The role will include the preparation and supervision of specialist equipment for lessons, preparing resources and materials, providing technical support to staff and pupils, maintaining a safe working environment, cleaning and resource ordering.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Free on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • Staff membership rates to our modern Leisure Centre
  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Deer Park School website further information about Deer Park School can also be found on the Wildern School website

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing dateClosing Date: Midday Wednesday 7th June 2023.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.