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We invite you to join the Heston family and the exciting learning community that we have created. Working at Heston is much more than just a job. Here you can grow in your chosen field, hone your skills and learn alongside supportive and committed colleagues.

Great value is placed on professional development and the School believes in growing its own talent and future leaders.

Visit our School to see our wonderful young people and what we are achieving by working together.

We currently have the following vacancies 

design and art technician 

Closing Date:              Friday 3rd July 2020

Job start:                      September 2020

Salary:                         Scale 5 Pt 11 – 15 Full time Salary £24,030 to £25,809

Location:                     London Borough of Hounslow

Contract type:             Full-time or term-time only - 37 hours per week

Contract term:             Permanent

The School is seeking to appoint [as soon as possible] a Design Technology and Art Technician to join a large and well-resourced Curriculum Team. The skills required for the role include excellent communication, high order organisational and technical skills as well as the ability to support the delivery of practical lessons within the Art and DT Curriculum Area in a calm and professional manner. The role consists of regular School Technician duties including routine administration, maintenance duties and health and safety responsibilities related to the Curriculum Areas.

You will be one of two Technicians supporting this department and you should have relevant skills or experience in at least one of the main subject areas of DT (Resistant Materials, including the use of workshop machinery), Food and Nutrition, Fine Art, Graphics, Photography and Ceramics. Your enthusiasm for these subject areas as well as a willingness to work in a collaborative team and undertake continuing professional development and training are vital.

Heston Community School is a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school where ‘students behave well and the vast majority are keen learners’ [Ofsted, 2016]. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide.

We place great store on staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development, which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their potential within and beyond Heston.

We believe that schools can and do make a difference; change lives and that the most important asset in any school is its staff. The success of Heston Community School is due to our dedicated, committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff.



The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.