An opportunity has become available for a Lecturer - Fashion and Commercial Illustration degrees to join our Blackpool School of Arts department, working 22.2 hours per week.
The successful post-holder will be required to deliver across HE Commercial Illustration and HE Fashion. We are looking for a Lecturer with experience in Higher Education who can drive the continued delivery and development of our courses. The successful post-holder will be responsible for driving the development of an industry based commercial illustration degree. The post is initially a fixed-term opportunity up to June 2023, which will be reviewed in line with the development of the commercial illustration degree.
Blackpool School of Arts teaches divergent thinking; practical skills and digital competencies for the future. A creative community of practice, it embraces the potential for cross-curricular working whilst retaining the specialisms of discrete disciplines. We embrace project and problem-based learning, the ethos of the School rests on three pillars - Community; Connectivity and Process:
·Process - Creative thinking from inception to completion. Exploration and application of practical skills and various media
·Connectivity - Creative connections networking; physical; environmental; industrial and spiritual connections; global interdependency and sustainability.
·Community - Building creative communities of practice; local; national; international; virtual and physical communities to support inspire and live well.
Further information can be found here: https://www.blackpool.ac.uk/school-of-arts
Come and work for one of the UK’s leading FE Colleges, graded outstanding by OFSTED. We excel in offering high quality, technical and professional education leading to professional and skilled employment through strong relationships with employers. B&FC is a major local employer with over 1,100 employees choosing to work with us, we work with over 1,000 employers and have an annual turnover of £54m. Over 16,000 students choose to study at B&FC each year.
Rewards and Benefits
In return, B&FC offers a competitive rewards and benefits package including:
·Generous annual leave entitlement - 42 days plus up to 8 bank holidays (pro-rata for part year employees)
·Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
·Free courses (subject to criteria & availability)
·Competitive pension scheme
·Sports facilities, including a fully-equipped Gym (Bispham Campus)
·Flexible working hours
·Free 'healthy' breakfast (dependant on campus)
·Family friendly policies
·Access to mental health support and advice
·Free eye tests and healthcare schemes
·Free car parking
·Starbucks (dependant on campus)
·Food outlets catering for a variety of choices, including Level 6 restaurant (Bispham Campus)
·Access to discounted on-site facilities including: Bakery, Office and printing services
How to Apply
·Before applying for this role please read the Job Description and Person Specification to ensure that you meet the criteria for this role.
·Click on the 'apply for this job' button and complete the online form. In order to apply for this role the on-line form must be completed.
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·You also have the option to upload your CV in support of your application at the beginning of your application.
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