Pathway Leader – Fashion & Textiles, Extended Diploma

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
26 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Pathway Leader – Fashion & Textiles, Extended Diploma
Salary: £32,004 - £36,001 pro rata (£16,002 - £18,001 per annum)

Hours: 0.5 FTE

Contract: Permanent

Leeds College of Art has played a central role in providing specialist education in the arts for 170 years and has developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students. This is an exciting and dynamic time in the College’s strategic development. The Privy Council recently granted the College Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) and we are now working towards becoming the first specialist arts university in the North.

A vacancy has arisen for a Pathway Leader in the Fashion & Textiles pathway on the Extended Diploma in Art and Design. The duties of the post include some teaching on the diagnostic first year of the course and responsibility for the planning and delivery of the second year Fashion & Textiles specialist pathway. There will be administrative responsibilities in addition to the teaching.

The Fashion & Textiles pathway is for students who are interested in applying for degree courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Promotion and Styling, Contour Design, Costume Design, Textile Design, Printed Textiles, Textile Art, Surface Pattern, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Marketing and Retail. A strong interest in current conventions of contemporary design and an ability to support the progression of students moving through a Level 3 Extended Diploma course will be essential to the role.

Applicants should have a degree in a Fashion and Textiles 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 the industry and courses at degree level that could benefit the students learning experience and progression into HE. 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.

Please note, we will not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

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Closing date: Sunday 20th August 2017 at 11.00pm
Interview date: Monday 4th September 2017

Leeds College of Art 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.