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Vacancy Id: 10436

College / Service: Central Saint Martins

Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK

Salary: £38,359 - £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 3 December 2023 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

Imagine adding your skills to one of the foremost Fashion Courses in the world? Working in our building at King’s Cross, you’ll support the learning and development of an exceptionally talented, diverse collection of Fashion Design students. Expect non-traditional materials and techniques and a variety of learning approaches and backgrounds. There will be flashes of inspiration, some real genius at work, and exciting project deadlines all wrapped up in a creative, often hectic, fun environment.

This role provides a wonderful opportunity to work in the higher education sector, supporting an academic environment with technical skills and knowledge. Working as part of the existing technical team, this role provides student facing technical support within the fashion studios, supporting academic delivery. Working within the college technical team and alongside academics the role will be instrumental in developing and improving our students’ ability to successfully understand and challenge the world around us.

You will be part of a technical team supporting technical inductions, garment production, manufacturing and safe studio practice across the learning environment. This will include writing & delivering online & offline inductions, maintaining studios and specialist equipment, ordering & selling stock, first line maintenance and assisting other technical staff in their duties. A good knowledge of IT is essential, such as Microsoft Office (Word & Excel), Adobe and Outlook. An adherence to Health & Safety safe working practices is also essential.

You may on occasion be asked to work flexibly within the team to support student deadlines.

About you

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who’s great at communicating; good at multi tasking and who can really empathise with the needs of the course and the students. You will have a relevant qualification in your area of specialism, HND, first degree in Fashion Design, garment technology or related field with some experience in garment construction, fabrication techniques/sample making. You will have an understanding of how a fashion studio operates, with good organisational skills and team working abilities. 

You may have higher education experience but more importantly, you will be passionate about the subject and your ability to support the students’ learning experience. We would expect high levels of technical competence and a dedication to personal development in technical areas.

If you have any queries about this role please contact Becky Edwards, Technical Coordinator Fashion & Textiles, via email: b.edwards@csm.arts.ac.uk

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 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 need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please email the CSM Resourcing Team on: jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 10436

College / Service: Central Saint Martins

Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK

Salary: £38,359 - £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 3 December 2023 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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