Specialist Technician (L&T) Textiles – Constructed Textiles Workshops & Studios

Vacancy ID: 8611
Main Location: CCW - Millbank, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468 - £43,558 pa
Closing date: September 1, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We’re looking for a friendly and passionate technician to work closely with students, tutors and fellow technicians across the Weave and Knit Workshops which support the Textile Design programme at Chelsea College of Arts. This person must be able to work independently but will also be working within small teams to deliver the discipline related content. 

This is a technical teaching role specific to supporting this course and will involve a wide variety of Knit and Weave skills which will include domestic, dubied knitting machines, table and electronic dobby looms. 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 weave and knit design cam software is required. Any additional skills in emerging textiles practices which may include responsive textiles, would be an advantage.  

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.

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.

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. Relocation assistance is available.

Your Profile

Students are at the forefront of this role and some experience in teaching making skills at HE level is desirable. We’re 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 a very desirable skill. 

Should you have any questions not answered in the supporting documentation, please contact Aruna Dhinakaran, Resourcing Assistant at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk.

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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