Textiles Support Technician

Vacancy ID: 8552
Main Location: CCW - Millbank, London UK
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £29,851 to £36,377 pa
Closing date: September 1, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We're recruiting a Support Technician to work closely with students, tutors and fellow technicians supporting the Textile Workshops and dispensaries under the Textile Design programme at Chelsea College of Arts. This person must be able to work independently but will also be working to support other specialist textile teams.

This is a supporting technical role working with students across programmes, involving the management of the Heat Press workshop, Yarn store and Print store, including delivering safe practice workshops and overseeing safe machine use. You'll also be responsible for teaching core hand skills, implementing Health and Safety best practice, managing online resource booking system and payments systems.

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

We’re looking for a friendly and motivated person with back ground in, or experience of, working in some area of textiles. Working directly with Students is at the forefront of this role and some experience in demonstration skills at HE level is desirable. We’re looking for someone to assist with course aligned demonstration for small groups as well as independent 1-1 communication. A basic familiarity with online booking management tools is desirable.

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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