Designer in Residence, Kent

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Kent College, CanterburyKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Designer in Residence 

Full-time, term-time, plus 2 days a week during holiday periods 

Salary; £19,000 to £23,000 pro-rata, dependent on experience

We are looking for a Designer in Residence to join a dynamic Design and Technology department at a leading day and boarding school. This is a one-year, fixed-term post. 

Kent College is a forward-looking school with a distinctive ethos and an enviable reputation for pastoral care as well as for sport, music, drama and other extra-curricular activities. 

The Product Design and Technology Department is well-regarded for its commitment to innovative practice in teaching and learning. Pupil numbers in Design and Technology at all levels are very healthy, and the department is very well-resourced

Applications are welcome from practising designers and design engineers with a strong interest in design education, who will be committed to developing an independent and experimental mind‐set amongst our pupils, as well as fostering an iterative approach to design thinking.  This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate to further develop their skill set and portfolio while gaining invaluable experience working in a stimulating educational setting. 

We offer: free Benenden health care, free car parking, free meals (during term-time), contributory pension scheme and uniform where appropriate.

Please contact Mike Cloke, Head of Design Technology, at mcloke@kentcollege.co.uk  if you require further details about the position.

Closing Date for Applications; Friday 15 November 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



More about Kent College, Canterbury
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Whitstable Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9DT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1227 763231
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Kent College is situated in an enviable location on a 70-acre site in semi-rural surroundings, yet only a few minutes’ walk away from the historic city centre of Canterbury. The Channel Tunnel and access to Eurostar are only half an hour’...