Course Leader: BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion

Vacancy ID: 7660
Main Location: LCF - Lime Grove, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120.00 - £56,771.00 per annum
Closing date: February 2, 2022 11:55 pm

The role

We are looking for a dynamic, industry-orientated academic practitioner to join the Fashion Communication Programme as the Course Leader for BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion. 

As Course Leader, you will be responsible for the effective leadership and management of the course in terms of learning and teaching, curriculum development, research and scholarship, quality assurance and resourcing.

The role also includes responsibility for actively contributing to working relationships with colleagues and projects across the Fashion Communication programme and School of Media and Communication.

Why choose us?

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.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history. 

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk or 07730 900321.

Your Profile

Creative Direction for Fashion is well established and highly regarded course so you will have significant expertise to lead and build on its forward-thinking vision. You will understand and have expertise in media and communication in a broad cultural and creative context and the confidence to translate that into developing the vision for the course. A keen awareness and interest in emerging technologies and innovation is necessary to support student interests. A relevant degree-level qualification is essential and will ideally be supported by a teaching qualification.

There is a rich culture of knowledge exchange on the course so you will have the ability to establish new and leverage extensive industry connections and networks to provide significant opportunities in the curriculum, particularly important in the context of LCF’s move to Stratford and the East Bank in 2023. With relevant professional experience and research interests, you will contribute innovative knowledge within our School, our College and the wider University.

You will be a clear, confident communicator who can facilitate and build productive working relationships between teams.  

Drawing on your academic experience, you will ensure we continue to innovate in teaching, learning support and assessment.

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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