Specialist Technician (Learning and Teaching): Garment Technology

Vacancy ID: 8340
Main Location: LCF - Curtain Road, London UK
Hours: 35 hours per week, 34 weeks per year
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468-£43,558 pro rata pa
Closing date: July 6, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

In this key role, you will provide professional expertise, guidance and advice and contribute to the delivery of academic activities within the College. You will provide support for student learning, informal and formal training and instruction, and the development of proficiency with highly specialised techniques. This will include inductions, demos and support for student in production method and technology of womenswear and menswear, and preferably pattern cutting skills.

Providing one-to-one technical delivery daily, a high level of practical expertise with garment construction techniques is required.  Candidates should feel confident preparing and delivering specialist technical workshops to groups of students with a wide range of ability and skill, in a variety of supervised studio, taught sessions and online delivery. 

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   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

We are looking for an engaged, enthusiastic and creative person to join our existing team of Technical Teaching & Learning staff, contributing to existing work to create and develop a world-class learning experience for our students. With a degree or an equivalent qualification or substantial experience in the area of fashion technology, you will be a motivated, creative individual 

with high levels of technical competence and a dedication to technological development.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work autonomously in a self-disciplined manner, whilst adhering to an extremely high standard of customer care, are essential characteristics for this role. The post holder should be highly proactive, well-organised, command excellent interpersonal and supervisory skill while operating with a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration. Experience of teaching and learning within an HE role is also desirable.  

Please note this role will require flexible working patterns including evening and or weekend work.

There will be a practical test at Curtain Road on 15/07/2022.

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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