City & Guilds of London Art School is a unique, small-scale, ‘not for profit’ Higher Education provider, offering specialist courses at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Foundation levels. As a charity the Art School has a mission to foster excellence in contemporary Fine Art, Carving and Conservation of cultural objects. It does this in part by providing our c 290 students with high levels of contact time with artist tutors and professionals. Our graduates go on to work as practicing artists, as arts professionals and as conservators and craft experts on major heritage projects in cathedrals, museums as well as on public commissions.

We are seeking to appoint an arts and/ or crafts professional experienced in outreach and widening participation for Higher Education to join the Art School team to co-ordinate and plan the delivery of WP activity including the launch of our new National Saturday Art Club in autumn 2022.

Ideally you will have experience of research and relationship building for art and/or craft related widening participation activity as well as experience of co-ordinating projects involving young people and/or community groups and of mentoring and/or training assistants, volunteers and participants in safe working practices. Experience of contributing to impact reporting is also sought.

You will need to be well organised, an excellent communicator, enthusiastic about the Art School and higher education in arts in general and keen to make our subjects accessible and widening access to Higher Education. You will require a practical and pro-active attitude, and a keen attention to detail.

For further details about how to apply, please visit the links below:

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Application Deadline: Midnight Wednesday 22nd June.
Interview Date: week of 27th June. 

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