JOB VACANCY: TECHNICIAN – FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN ART AND DESIGN
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UAL AWARDING BODY FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN ART AND DESIGN – TECHNICIAN

Maternity term-time cover 5 days per week – August 27th 2018 until February 8th 2019 (20 wks) Salary: £120 per day (£600 per week)

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 Foundation Departmental technician. 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. This role requires great flexibility and adaptability as well as a broad skills base. There are approximately 90 students in the Foundation Department working towards a range of progression destinations – both Fine Art and Design.


FOUNDATION TECHNICIAN

 Foundation Technician – Maternity Cover (5 days per week over 20 weeks)

You will have a background in art, design or craft with substantial experience of working with a range of materials and processes, the day to day organisation of resources and workshops and of technical support and demonstration. The main purposes of the post are:

  • To support the smooth running of the Art School’s Foundation Department and associated workshops, including related health and safety, under the direction of the Head of Department and the Site Manager.
  • To work with students and tutors in the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, providing support, training and instruction in a range of technical processes.
  • To provide up-to-date knowledge, creative applications and ensure safe working practices.
  • To be a member of the Foundation and Art School technical teams working collaboratively as required.

Application deadline: Thursday 22nd June 2018
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on: Thursday 28th June 2018

To apply, please download the following:

Job description: JobDescription_FoundationTechnician_Jun2018.pdf

Person specification: PersonSpecification_FoundationTechnician_Jun2018.pdf

Application form: CityandGuildsArtSchool_JobApplicationForm_Jun2018.docx

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