Technician Demonstrator BA (Hons) Fashion
NAME OF POST: Technician Demonstrator BA (Hons) Fashion
SALARY: £24,285 per annum
Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.
An opportunity exists for a Technician Demonstrator to work with a dedicated team supporting students and staff within the field of Fashion and the wider Subject Area of Fashion and Textiles.
The post holder will be required to deliver a comprehensive series of core and advanced pattern cutting techniques, which would include traditional block cutting methods, draping on the stand, and other contemporary cutting techniques such as subtraction cutting.
Sessions may include induction programs, demonstrations, workshops, through to working 1 on 1 with students on their individual projects, depending on the level of students being taught.
The post holder will be expected to deliver production methods for different fabric qualities, with a clear understanding of design led garment construction techniques.
Experience and knowledge of the ‘Lectra’ digital pattern cutting system would be ideal, but not essential, as there will be opportunity to upskill in various techniques to support this need.
The ability to develop and adapt teaching aids, maintain a safe working environment, with current knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relevant to the environment, is fundamental to the role.
The post holder must be able to competently assist with the essential maintenance of course equipment and be able to contribute accurately to material requisition as well as be confident in sourcing new suppliers and the best deals to ensure value for money is achieved for the University in line with procurement requirements.
The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring the learning environment is adequately equipped, whilst supporting and supervising a diverse range of learners in using various equipment and software.
Candidates must be able to plan and organise a complex workload within a very busy and constantly changing environment. You must also possess the ability to work independently and as a member of a team as required, at times working outside of the course to support learners.
A Level 3 qualification and/or equivalent experience is required and ideally candidates should possess a degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. Experience of working with young adults in a teaching or training environment would also be advantageous.
For more information and to apply visit aub.ac.uk/recruitment
Closing Date: Thursday 31 May 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018