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Lecturer A – Art & Design / Graphic Design 0.7 FTE

Wigan and Leigh CollegeWigan

Lecturer A – Art & Design / Graphic Design 0.7 FTE

Fixed term until August 2022

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.

We are looking for an outstanding Art & Design / Graphic Design lecturer to join our Creative Arts Department. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking, enthusiastic and highly progressive team, who provide students with the technical skills and knowledge essential to succeed the creative arts sector. Many School for the Arts alumni have progressed to achieve sustainable, high-profile employment within the creative industries.

You will have a proven track record and be able to achieve success through the use of innovative teaching and learning approaches that enthuse and engage learners. Excellence in teaching, learning and assessment will be supported by industry relevant sequential planning, timely marking and comprehensive feedback. You will have a detailed understanding of the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and be experienced in the delivery of the current BTEC RQF Performance Practice and Industry Skills qualifications.

As a key part of this position, you will be required to carry out a Course Leadership / Personal Tutor role with associated administration, IQA and Internal Verification duties.

Applicants for this post must possess a Degree or equivalent level qualification in Art & Design related subject and/or relevant industry experience as a minimum requirement. A Further Education relevant teaching qualification is desirable. It is also requested that at interview, examples of personal and student work is presented for discussion.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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