Print and Printmaking Instructor  

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
 £20,989 - £23,557 per annum
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Print and Printmaking Instructor  

Salary: £20,989 - £23,557 per annum (£8,396 - £9,423 pro-rata)
Hours: Part Time 0.4 FTE – 2 days per week (Thursday and Friday)
Contract: Fixed Term (Up to 12 months maternity cover)           
Leeds Arts University is now recognised as 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. Leeds Arts University has been formally recognised as the new title for Leeds College of Art, after being granted full university status by the Privy Council.

The University provides outstanding opportunities for undergraduate students as they prepare for careers in the creative industries. A vacancy has arisen for a Part Time Print & Printmaking Instructor for maternity cover. Based across both the University’s Print and Printmaking studios, the work involves a range of responsibilities including, instructing Further and Higher education students in the safe, appropriate and professional use of Print and Printmaking equipment, processes and techniques as required by the curriculum.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team applying 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 support to staff and students by setting up and maintaining equipment and materials in the print and printmaking workshops.

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 degree in a relevant subject or have equivalent industrial experience. They should also have a sound knowledge and understanding in at least 1 of the following areas:
screenprint, for fabric and/or paper

  • intaglio
  • relief
  • monoprint
  • digital fabric printing

They should also have relevant experience of assisting/instructing students and a strong knowledge of health and safety procedures.  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: Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 23.59pm
Interview date: Wednesday 14th March 2018 

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