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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.