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Current Vacancies

Technician Demonstrator BA (Hons) Fashion

Salary: £24,285 per annum
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing Date: Sunday 28 January 2018
Interview Date: Monday 19 February 2018
Reference: AD0617

An opportunity exists for two Technician Demonstrators to work with a dedicated team supporting students and staff within the field of Fashion and the wider Subject Area of Fashion and Textiles.


The post holder will be required to deliver a comprehensive series of core and advanced pattern cutting techniques, which would include traditional block cutting methods, draping on the stand, and other direct contemporary cutting techniques, as well as comprehensive and diverse techniques for garment manufacture from the creation of initial 3D design samples through to finished garments.


Classes may include induction programs, demonstrations, workshops, through to working 1 on 1 with students on their individual projects, depending on the level of students being taught.


The post holder will be expected to deliver production methods for different fabric qualities, with a clear understanding of design led garment construction techniques.


Experience and knowledge of the ‘Lectra’ digital pattern cutting system would be a bonus, but not essential, as there will be opportunity to up skill in various techniques to support this need.


The ability to develop and adapt teaching aids, maintain a safe working environment, with current knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relevant to the environment, is fundamental to the role.


The post holder must be able to competently assist with the essential maintenance of course equipment and be able to contribute accurately to material requisition as well as be confident in sourcing new suppliers and the best deals to ensure value for money is achieved for the University in line with procurement requirements.


The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring the learning environment is adequately equipped, whilst supporting and supervising a diverse range of learners in using various equipment and software.


Candidates must be able to plan and organise a complex workload within a very busy and constantly changing environment and possess the ability to work independently and as a member of a team as required, at times working outside of the course to support learners.


A Level 3 qualification and/or equivalent experience is required and ideally candidates should possess a degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. Experience of working with young adults in a teaching or training environment would also be advantageous.

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Please note that some posts at the Arts University attract a high number of applications, and we reserve the right to close the post early if appropriate.  Any change of closing date will be clearly notified on our recruitment site 48 hours in advance, and all those who have commenced an application will be emailed.

Arts University Bournemouth is committed to a policy of Equality and Inclusivity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.