Teacher of 3D Design (Product), Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 27 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: FTE up to £39,329 plus £1,019 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (pro rata for part-time)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role 

The College requires an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of 3D Design (Product) to teach up to A Level. We are looking for a full-time member of staff (part-time work may be considered) with a passion for design to join this friendly department in our successful and growing College.  The specification for the 3D Design (Product) course is available as follows:  Edexcel specification 

Applications from NQTs and Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.  

The Department 

The Art & Design Department is a vibrant and highly successful area of the College.  The department offers Level 2 and Level 3 CTEC in Art and Design, A Levels in Photography, Fine Art, Textiles, Product Design and Graphic Design. Our students progress to some of the best Degree and Foundation courses in the country.  The department, based in a new, purpose-built, art block, includes a brand new Mac suite for Graphics, laser and 3D printing facilities as well as a fully equipped workshop. The department hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which have included trips to Rome and Barcelona as well as life-drawing and fashion workshops, in addition to our artist in residence and rolling programme of visiting artists.  Staff work closely with students to stretch, guide and inspire them to be independent and creative learners who are producing high quality work that is both individual and innovative.

The department also has a unique working relationship with the prestigious Lightbox Gallery in Woking with whom we co-host workshops and seminars. Our annual exhibition there attracts close to 2000 visitors every year and provides the College with an un-rivalled platform from which to promote our students’ work. In addition, the department has a close relationship with UCA who have delivered a range of bespoke enrichment workshops specifically for the college.

Application Information:

Salary: FTE up to £39,329 plus £1,019 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (part-time may be considered, and paid pro rata accordingly)

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 20 May 2019

Interviews: to be held on Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 May 2019 (exact date to be confirmed)

Start date: 27 August 2019

To Apply:  Please download the Teacher of  3D Design (Product) Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

Important information:

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. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2018 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 

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More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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