Where you’ll work: This role is based at the College’s Tonbridge campus.
Your hours: 11.84 hours per week (Monday to Thursday), 52 weeks per annum.
Your pay: £6,080 pro rata (£19,000 Full time equivalent)
Working within North Kent College’s Fashion curriculum area, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified, experienced and passionate individual to join the team as a Technician.
The postholder will be responsible for providing technical support for the delivery of the fashion courses within the department. As well as preparing learning materials for practical sessions in the fashion workshops and providing technical assistance to the wider fashion departments when required.
You will be supporting garment production, and safe studio practice across the learning environment. This may include assisting in and delivering sewing machine workshop inductions, maintaining studios and specialist equipment, ordering & selling stock, first line maintenance and assisting other staff in their duties. You should have experience in the use of a range of industrial sewing machinery. Pattern cutting skills are desirable but not essential
A good knowledge of IT is essential, such as Microsoft Office (Word & Excel), and Outlook. An adherence to Health & Safety safe working practices is also essential.
You can look forward to excellent benefits, such as 33 days’ annual leave (including Christmas / New Year break) plus bank holidays (full time equivalent) and enrolment onto the Local Government Pension Scheme which also includes life assurance. You’ll also benefit from free parking and have access to a range of onsite facilities, including a restaurant and coffee shop.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd April 2023.
North Kent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff have a responsibility to share and maintain this commitment. In line with the requirements of ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, appropriate safeguarding checks (including an enhanced DBS check) will be undertaken on all individuals selected for appointment. Posts at the College, a specified establishment where the work gives opportunity for contact with children, are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. It is an offence to apply for a post which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you are barred from doing so. Please be advised that, again in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, shortlisted candidates (who wish to accept an invite to interview) will be required to complete and submit prior to their interview a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Further guidance / information from the Ministry of Justice can be found on GOV.UK.