JOB VACANCY: METAL WORKSHOP AND FOUNDRY TECHNICIAN
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(1 day per week over 34 weeks; salary £4,080 per annum, based on 34 days per annum).

 

The City & Guilds of London Art School is a ‘not for profit’ charitable institution, providing a valuable alternative to other models of Art education in the UK at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Foundation levels.  The Art School has a mission to foster excellence in contemporary Fine Art, Historic Carving, Conservation and Design. It does this in part by providing students with a very high level of contact time with artist tutors and professional experts.

The Art School is seeking to appoint a technician to work as an important member of our technical team. With the Art School’s particular focus on skills-based teaching and a commitment to cultivate knowledge and curiosity in both the historical and contemporary contexts of our subjects, our technicians play a crucial role as key members of the Art School’s community, working closely with the Heads of Department and specialist tutors.

 

You will have a background in art or design with substantial experience of working with bronze and other metal casting techniques, the day to day organisation of a foundry workshop and of technical demonstration. The main purposes of the post are:

  • • To support the smooth running of the Art School’s small foundry and metal workshop, including related health and safety under the direction of the Site Manager and in liaison with the Metalwork fabrication technician.
  • • To work with students and tutors from across the Art School, providing training and instruction in a range of metalwork.
  • • To provide up-to-date knowledge, expertise and experience of foundry processes, creative applications and safe working practices.
  • • To be a member of the technical team working collaboratively as required

 

For further information including the job description and application form please visit the links below:

Job Description: JOB_DESCRIPTION_Foundry_Technician_2019.pdf

Person Specification: PERSON_SPECIFICATION_Foundry_Technician_2019.pdf

Application Form: CGLAS_JOB_APPLICATION_FORM_2019.docx

 

Application deadline: Sunday 15 September 2019 at 23:59 (GMT)

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted during the week of 16 September.

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