Lecturer in Art and Design

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South West
£21,396 to £34,173 per annum
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£21396 - £34173
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Lecturer in Art and Design - Poole – Fixed Term (1 year)– Full Time - £21,396 – 34,173 pa.

Are you looking for an Arts Lecturing and teaching role?

Would you like to work for a leading further education provider based on the sunny South Coast with an amazing team to support you and students who want to learn?

If so Bournemouth and Poole College for a new Lecturer in Art and Design to join their team n Poole. We are ideally looking for candidates with a specialism in Visual Art, who can display an innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic approach to their work. As the successful candidate, you will have the responsibility to provide high quality and effective teaching to students across a range of ages, from Level 1-5. You will also be extremely organised and passionate about creating an outstanding student experience.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then please apply today!

?About Us

We are the largest provider of further education and apprentices within the area, we have around 11,000 students that are from across the UK and the world. Our passion is to ensure students are qualified, find jobs and can progress in their career. We are proud to say our apprenticeships training ranks in the top 30% of colleges and we work with over 2,000 business.

Art and Design Department

The area provides wide-ranging vocational and academic programmes in Design and Creative Arts from L1-5 for approximately 230 full time students.  Students are able to study a wide range of artistic media including visual art, graphics, photography and textiles through the input of expert practitioners and teachers.

The area aims to be a centre of artistic excellence within the wider community and to positively impact the academic, vocational and artistic development of students of all ages.  The bespoke facilities in the Northlight Centre are sector-leading, supporting specialisms in photography, textiles, fashion, graphics and fine art.

The Role

As a Lecturer in Art and Design, you will be teaching across all levels, from Level one to Higher Education students throughout the college.  As a member of the Art and Design department, you will be responsible for delivering practical, theoretical and contextual teaching in Fine Art practice and theory across a range of levels.  You will drive forward course curriculum and content as well as continuing to develop links with industry for experiential learning.

As a good team worker, you will be flexible in your approach to departmental duties and also be able to plan and deliver teaching sessions with independence. The post holder will be conversant with the paperwork and record keeping associated with post 16 learning environments.

You may also act as a personal tutor to students and therefore must be capable of building great working relationships. Organisational skills are key for this role as you will need to prepare schemes of work, lesson plans and assessment schedules.


Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

Contextual knowledge of contemporary and historical design and practice
Knowledge of current evidence- based practice in field of expertise
Knowledge of issues relating to equal opportunities
Experience of teaching students post-16 education or experience teaching Key Stage 4 onwards in a school context
Experience as a personal tutor supporting pastoral care
Graduate degree in a relevant subject area
Teaching Qualification (desired)
Experience in facilitating learning to students in higher education
Excellent communication skills
Flexible and adaptable attitude to working with students of all ages

Next Step

If you feel you have what it takes for this Art and Design Lecturer opportunity, then please click apply and complete our online application process via the careers page.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.


Package descriptionLecturer in Art and Design - Poole – Fixed Term (1 year)– Full Time - £21,396 – 34,173 pa.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Hart

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