Associate Lecturer, Foundation Art and Design – Fine Art Painting

Vacancy ID: 8419
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: Various
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: Enhanced: £55.54 p/hr; Basic: £24.69 p/hr
Closing date: August 25, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We are looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer with a Painting background to teach within the Painting pathway. This pathway is part of the Fine Art curriculum area of the Foundation Course at Central Saint Martins. You will teach groups of students specialising in Painting, preparing for and delivering structured learning experiences including classes, tutorials, workshops, and studio critiques. As part of the course team, you will participate in formative and summative assessment. You will contribute to course development and quality assurance processes through engagement in course planning meetings and will maintain effective communication with your line manager, colleagues, and students. We are expecting the new staff member to work approximately 20 - 40 hours per month during term time and are looking for a start date in mid-October 2022. This position will be based in our Archway campus.

To learn more about the course please click on the following link: Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | UAL (

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

The Foundation Course at Central Saint Martins has an outstanding reputation for educating pre-degree students and preparing them to progress to the best BA courses in Art and Design.

Your Profile

You’ll be a highly creative and motivated individual who is active in your specialist field, specifically Painting, and preferably has experience of delivering high quality learning experiences within Further and/or Higher Education. As an effective communicator, confident in your ability to deal with a large and diverse student cohort, you’ll be good at working collaboratively in a team, bringing ideas and new approaches to teaching and learning to support excellent pedagogy.

Having studied painting, or currently practicing painting is essential.

DBS checks will be required for this role.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. If you have any queries about this role please email the CSM Resourcing Team on: 0207 514 7885 or email:

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.

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