Lecturer in Digital Illustration and Graphic Design

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group

  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Stoke-on-Trent / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

Lecturer in Digital Illustration and Graphic Design
Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum 
Location: Stafford College
Hours: Full-time positions available 

In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF). 

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’.  It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.

The group is currently home to a population of over 6,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.  

We are looking for individuals with the ability to confidently deliver digital Illustration and design skills across a number of programmes, including include Level 3 Fashion, Art and Graphic Design. The successful candidate will ideally have experience of teaching in FE, or have relevant experience working within the UK’s creative industries.   You will have an appropriate subject qualification to degree or equivalent.  You will also hold – or be willing to study towards – a relevant teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE or equivalent).

The main duties of the post holder are:

•    To teach and assess on courses including Fashion, Art and Graphic. Design
•    Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the Department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.
•    Engage in core duties including preparation, marking, monitoring student progress, preparing reports, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials.

Required Skills and Experience:

•    Has a relevant teaching qualification (PGCE (PCET) or equivalent) or willingness to train for one.
•    Ideally has experience of teaching on Fashion, Art or Graphic Design; including research areas, developmental studies and application.
•    Able to teach digital design skills with confidence, in software applications including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
•    Ideally has relevant teaching experience within the FE sector or experience of working in the UK’s creative industries sector.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers an excellent benefits package which includes:

•    Employer Pension contributions (Teachers’ Pension Scheme)
•    52 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays & Christmas Closure).
•    24 hours per week contact time (FTE) over 34 delivery weeks.
•    Electric Vehicle Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
•    Cycle to Work Scheme (Salary sacrifice).
•    Health-related benefits including Subsidised Health Scheme.
•    Excellent Training and Development Opportunities (supported with a dedicated budget).
•    Dedicated Teaching & Learning Coaches for New Staff.
•    Remission provided for your first year in post.
•    Staff parking available
•    On site restaurant facilities and FREE early morning coffee/tea and toast.

How to apply

To apply for the role of Lecturer in Digital Illustration and Graphic Design please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

(If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an e-mail and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is 2nd June 2024

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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