Specialist Technician (L&T) Textiles - Stitch Workshop & Studio

The role:

We are looking for a friendly and passionate technician to work closely with students, tutors and fellow technicians in the Stitch Workshop which supports the Textile Design program at Chelsea College of Arts. This person must be able to work independently but will also be working with a small team to deliver the discipline related content. 

This is a technical teaching role specific to supporting this course and will involve a wide variety of stitch skills which will include domestic, industrial, overlock and digital embroidery.  As well as technical delivery in safe machine use, you’ll also be responsible for teaching core hand skills as well. Delivery of software tutorials are also a part of the role, and experience with relevant design and cam software is required. Any additional skills in emerging textiles practices which may include responsive textiles, embedded electronics, etc... would be an advantage.  

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. You’ll get to be a part of this future by transferring your specialist knowledge on to other keen creatives whilst developing your own skills.

Students are at the forefront of this role and some experience in teaching making skills at HE level is desirable. We are looking for a candidate to assist with course aligned teaching for small groups as well as independent 1-1 teaching.  A basic familiarity with online teaching tools is also very desirable skill. 

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

  • Chelsea College of Arts

  • CCW - Millbank, London UK

  • Part time

  • Technicians

  • 0.50

  • 17.5

  • Permanent

  • No

  • 26 November 2020 23:55

  • £34,943 - £42,914 pro rata pa