Pathway Leader, Foundation

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,199 - £37,345 pro rata
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Salary: £33,199 - £37,345 pro rata (£23,239.30 - £26,141.50 per annum)
Hours: Part Time - 0.7 FTE
Contract: Fixed Term (Up to 12 months maternity cover)

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.

A vacancy has arisen for a joint Pathway Leader in the MAGPi (Moving Image, Advertising, Graphics, Photography, Illustration) pathway on the Foundation Diploma. The duties of the post include teaching general visual language during the diagnostic introductory stage of this one-year course and then taking shared responsibility for the planning and delivery of the MAGPi specialist pathway. There will be administrative responsibilities in addition to the teaching.

The MAGPi pathway deals with students who are interested in applying for degree courses in film, animation, graphic design, visual communication, illustration, games design, photography and creative advertising. A strong interest in contemporary visual communication and a knowledge of both handmade and digital processes and materials will be essential to the role.

Applicants should have a degree in a related subject and a teaching qualification. They should be able to demonstrate a technical appreciation of processes and equipment relevant to the pathway, knowledge of industry and courses at degree level that could benefit the students learning experience and progression into HE and a clear understanding of the administration requirements to support the management and delivery of the course. Experience of teaching in the FE sector would be desirable.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria which need to be demonstrated for this role can be found in the relevant 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: Sunday 20th January 2019 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 31st January 2019

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

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring service check.