Jobs at Leeds Arts University

3D Metal Workshop Instructor




Full time (37 hours)



Closing date

Sunday 9 June 2024 at 11:59pm

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff. 

We are looking for someone who will work as part of a wider 3D Workshop team which provides induction and support in specialist 3D creative processes and techniques. You will apply your knowledge and skills to plan and deliver student inductions about relevant processes and prepare learning materials to aid staff and students. You will work flexibly, providing assistance & supervision to support learning, teaching, assessment and research activities whilst observing and following Health and Safety practices, processes and guidelines as defined by the University and legislation at all times.

Applicants should be aware that this role involves some flexibility in working hours and could include evening sessions and occasional Saturdays when required.

The successful applicant should hold a degree in the arts that incorporates significant 3D making techniques and be able to demonstrable the ability to instruct and support in technical processes such as:

  • Welding processes (MIG, TIG, MMA and Oxy-Acy)

  • Metal casting (Bronze and Aluminium)

  • Plasma cutting (manual and/or CNC)

  • General Fabrication and hand working skills

Previous experience in assisting or instructing others is essential to this role as well as being able to communicate complex information clearly and effectively.

The full list of the essential criteria that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate can be found in the job description.

Please note CVs will not be accepted for this position. If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the 'apply' button where you will be redirected to our website.

Full details of the essential requirements for the role can be found in the job description.

Please note, we will not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Interviews will be held in person on Tuesday 25 June 2024.

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the Application form and Equality and Diversity form below. Please also see our Application Guidance for more information.
Please note CVs will not be accepted for this position.
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Application Pack

Leeds Arts University is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool, we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants.

We are committed to offering a flexible approach to staff with regards to their work, for which we operate home working principles to facilitate a hybrid mode of site/remote working. The primary location for work is the University campus in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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