Technical Tutor in Ceramics

University for the Creative Arts
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:£27,929 to £31,412
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Technical Tutor in Ceramics Technical Services Location: Farnham

Salary: £27,929 to £31,412 per annum pro rata Part time - 14.5 hours per week (2 days) Closing Date: Sunday 19 February 2023 Interview Date: Tuesday 28 February 2023 Reference: 23-AAAA1448U-0024-1

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Technical Team at our Farnham Campus. We are looking for a skilled individual to support students and provide technical tuition within our Ceramics department. This will include the delivery of technical workshops and demonstrations into equipment and processes such as mould making, glazing, and enamelling, use of electric potters' wheels and ceramic 3D printers.

You will oversee the day-to-day care and operation of the ceramics facilities including supervision, management, and maintenance of specialist equipment. The post holder will need competence in a range of ceramic techniques and processes alongside experience of ceramic kiln operations including scheduling, correct loading techniques and firing atmospheres.

This position requires knowledge and understanding of the H&S hazards associated with use of specialist equipment and materials needed when making ceramic artworks. Experience of relevant safe working practices and a high degree of knowledge in all appropriate H&S procedures is a must to ensure the safety of our learners.

You will be able to demonstrate a positive and flexible approach when supporting both students and staff. This is a dynamic role that needs excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to apply initiative, problem solve and work as part of a team.

If this sounds like you, please do apply.

Actual salary for this role is £11,71 - £12,564 per annum

The University has a dedicated Learning & Organisational Development team who work with staff and managers to capitalise on training opportunities. Training will be provided to the successful candidate to build upon existing skill base and fill any gaps in knowledge.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kelly-Marie Roberts on 01252 891485 or email: [email protected]

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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