TEACHER OF ART & PHOTOGRAPHY
Full or part time 1 year Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
The Department of Creative Arts and Technologies offers a wide range of provision within the College. Recruitment has increased steadily over the last three years, and there are currently over 400 art students studying courses during the day. 20 staff members work in the Department at present, and they are well supported by two specialist technicians.
The Department offers a selection of courses to cater for the wide range of ability and interests of the students at the College. Courses currently offered include:
A Level Art, Craft and Design
A Level Fine Art
A Level Graphic Design
A Level Textiles
A Level Photography
L3 Cambridge Technicals in Art and Design
A Level Media
A Level Film Studies
L2 and L3 BTEC in Media
L3 BTEC Esports
A variety of enrichment courses, including Life Drawing, Esports and Fashion Production
All course are under the management Director of Learning for Creative Arts and Technologies. The Department has a reputation for being extremely supportive of its students and staff, and new staff will always be given assistance with resources and any other help they may need. Staff work closely together to plan schemes of work and share good practice. Links with the local community, schools and employers are good and the department takes every opportunity to enrich the students’ experience through exhibitions and educational visits. The department is also supported by two creative art technicians.
The Department is based in purpose built accommodation in the Allen Building. It is well equipped with specialist rooms and equipment including a darkroom, kilns, screen-printing facilities and a risograph printer; studios for Photography, Graphics, Textiles and Drawing & Painting; and multi-media suites of computers with access to the full suite of Adobe programs. Innovation in teaching approaches is very much welcomed and supported.
We aim to create constructive and supportive relationships with our students and it is the tradition at Queen Mary’s for staff and students to be on first name terms. Teachers are committed to providing a high level of support for students and give freely of their time to ensure this takes place.
Our priorities are to maintain and extend our examination success and to maintain high levels of student retention. We seek to ensure that we provide students with an experience of learning that is as attractive, interesting and active as possible and which helps them acquire the skills essential for their progression.
This role attracts a number of benefits such as: work related training and development opportunities, working as part of an excellent, professional, experienced and dedicated team, access to a lovely working environment set on a beautiful, leafy 25 acre site, access to onsite catering facilities, free use of some Sports Centre facilities, free onsite parking and complimentary hot beverages for all staff. Please see the attached job description for further information.
Closing date :- Monday 11 October 2021 at Noon
Interview dates:- Wednesday 13 / Thursday 14 October 2021
Queen Mary's College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.