Technical Instructor – Art & Design

Kingston College

  • £17,700 - £20,427 per annum (FTE: £29,501 - £34,045 per annum)
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Permanent, Part Time (0.6)

Your role as Technical Instructor is to assist and support to the academic staff during formal classes as well as instruct / supervise students (individually or in groups), with or without a member of teaching staff present.

You will also provide general technical support for curriculum delivery across a range of Art & Design subjects and specialist equipment. You will maintain classrooms, studios and workshops in such a way that they continue to meet robust Health & Safety requirements and assist in the construction of exhibition spaces for College shows, displays for exhibitions and fashion events.

This role will be based mainly within the Art & Design section, although remains part of a larger curriculum support team with a requirement to fulfil wider obligations within the School when needed.

We are looking for someone who ideally holds a Level 4 qualification in an Art & Design specialism and who has experience and a good working knowledge of specialist equipment and resources across a range of Art & Design specialisms. With an understanding of relevant Health & Safety regulations, you will have strong communication skills and be able to work under pressure and to agreed deadlines. Experience of using Microsoft applications, including the Adobe suite, is also essential.

Subject to a cost of living review from 1 August, the successful candidate will be eligible for any subsequent increase in salary.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 18th July 2024

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 27 days plus up to 8 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is to be pro-rated for part time staff.

As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to achieve and progress.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.

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