Fine Art Instructor

Leeds, United Kingdom
£21,814 - £24,461 per annum
Friday, 11 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £21,814 - £24,461 per annum
Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week)
Contract: Permanent

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

The successful candidate will apply their knowledge and skills to plan and deliver inductions about relevant processes and prepare learning materials to aid staff and students. They will also work flexibly, providing assistance to support learning, teaching, assessment and research activities observing at all times Health and Safety practices, processes and guidelines as defined by the University and legislation.

Applicants should be aware that this role involves some flexibility in working hours and could include evening sessions when required.

The successful applicant should have a fine art degree and demonstrable ability of instructing in and supporting a range of general studio working practices, and crafts that support fine art practices to a professional standard including:

  • drawing techniques
  • preparation and use of a range of paint types, preparing canvases
  • basic 3D construction techniques to support the study of sculpture.
  • Exhibition building skills

The successful applicant must also have general AV knowledge and understanding to support the students in the product of fine Art artefacts. Previous experience in assisting or instructing others is essential to this role as well as being able to communicate complex information clearly and effectively. Interests in sustainability in relation to traditional art practices.

The full list of the essential criteria that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the 'apply' button where you will be redirected to our website.

Closing date: Thursday 31st October 2019 at 11:59 pm
Interview date: Wednesday 13th November 2019

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.