Specialist Technician (Learning and Teaching): Embroidery

Recruiter
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON
Location
London
Salary
33515.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Oct 2021
Closes
08 Nov 2021
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an Embroidery specialist with industry experience to play a key role contributing to teaching and learning in our Fashion Textiles department at London College of Fashion. Currently based at the Lime Grove site, and moving to Stratford in 2023, the Textile Embroidery department promotes innovative learning and teaching to exceptionally creative students in one of the world's foremost centres of fashion education.

Providing one-to-one technical delivery daily, a high level of practical expertise with embroidery CAD/CAM associated software and Craft machine techniques is required. Candidates should feel confident preparing and delivering specialist technical workshops to groups of students with a wide range of ability and skill, in a variety of supervised studio, taught sessions and online delivery.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College's history.

Your profile


We are looking for an engaged, enthusiastic, and creative person to join our existing team of Technical Teaching and Learning staff, contributing to existing work to further develop and create a world-class learning experience for our students. With a relevant graduate degree or an equivalent qualification or substantial experience, the successful candidate will have proven and demonstrable experience with a variety of industry standard Embroidery equipment, including craft and digital machines.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work autonomously in a self-disciplined manner, whilst adhering to an extremely high standard of customer care, are essential characteristics for this role. The post holder should be highly proactive, well organised, command excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills in addition to a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration. Experience of teaching and learning within an HE role is also desirable.

Please note this role will require flexible working patterns including evening and /or weekend work.

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Closing date: 7 November :55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn - a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.