Art Technician

Upton Court Grammar School

Salary Grade 4 (starting salary £19777 FTE, the actual starting salary would be £16840.00).
38 weeks, plus 4 days (inc. during in the summer holidays). 37 hours per week: 8am–4pm
(Wednesday 8am–3.30pm).30 minute lunch, unpaid). Required as soon as possible.
Location: Upton Court Grammar School.
The successful candidate must have a level 2 qualification in English and Maths.
Closing date: noon, Monday 16 September 2019.

Pioneer Educational Trust is looking for inspiring, optimistic and pioneering candidates to join our committed Educational Support & Administrative Teams. Currently the Trust Schools are Upton Court Grammar School in Slough, Trevelyan Middle School in Windsor and Foxborough Primary School in Langley. The successful candidate must have a level 2 qualification in English and Maths.

Our ethos is to ‘recruit for attitude, train for skill’! Our mission is grounded on four core values which our schools embrace.

These are:

  • to inspire collaboration: we believe in working in partnership and providing both high challenge and high support that enables every individual and team to succeed together 
  • to invest intelligently: we believe in releasing potential and seek to provide a wide range of exciting professional learning experiences for every individual 
  • to pioneer: we believe in taking risks and we never accept mediocrity 
  • to drive equality: we champion the vulnerable and disadvantaged, taking down barriers to learning. We drive equality and foster diversity

Furthermore, Upton Court Grammar School seeks to: 

  • become a world-class school, seen as a centre of excellence and creativity in learning and teaching; 
  • equip students with the ability to articulate their ideas with confidence in an increasingly competitive international work environment. 

In return, we can offer you: 

  • well-resourced classrooms, facilities and the necessary IT equipment
  • fantastic communities of staff and students
  • benefits which include an Employee Assistance Programme, an extensive range of Retail Discounts, training and development opportunities
  • salary progression, within a range, through the appraisal process

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a school environment, however this is not essential. The position would suit someone who has the ability to work well under pressure whilst prioritising and working productively and efficiently. The successful candidate must have a level 2 qualification in English and Maths. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist in ensuring a safe, effective and efficient technical service is provided to support the Art department and its curriculum
  • Be responsible for putting up and maintaining appropriate classroom displays within the Art & Design Departments and corridor displays around the school
  • Provide advice and assistance in the classroom to support students and assist teaching staff with learning activities
  • Ensure that Health & Safety requirements and other relevant regulations are adhered to including the completion and recording of necessary checks
  • Prepare classrooms for lessons/practical activities/demonstrations
  • Prepare equipment, materials and resources as required for use in classrooms/lessons
  • • Engage in the wider life of the school by contributing to curriculum activities and extra-curricular provision

For further information and an application form, please visit

Applications should be sent to Mrs Bhamini Lynn, Recruitment Manager, Pioneer Educational Trust, c/o Foxborough Primary School, Common Road, Langley, SL3 8TX or

Closing date for applications: midday Monday 16 September 2019.

Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Agency CVs and CVs on their own will not be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

Pioneer Educational Trust

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Pioneer Educational Trust
c/o Foxborough Primary School
Common Road

Pioneer Educational Trust schools are
Upton Court Grammar School, Lascelles Road, Upton, Slough SL3 7PR;
Trevelyan Middle School, Wood Close, Windsor SL4 3LL
Foxborough Primary School, Common Road, Langley, Slough SL3 8TX 

Recruitment Manager: Mrs Bhamini Lynn

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