Course Leader - BA (Hons) Fashion Design

Position: Course Leader BA (Hons) Fashion Design

Salary: £48,677 - £53,174 per annum

Hours: Full Time – 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

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 currently have an exciting opportunity for an individual with creative vision to lead and develop our undergraduate fashion design course, set within a vibrant culture of a specialist arts university.

The course has a strong recruitment profile, attracting national and international students, and is delivered in our brand new £22m state-of-the-art building expansion.

As Course Leader working closely with the Programme Director, this is your chance to take responsibility for the academic leadership of our BA (Hons) Fashion Design course to deliver on our commitment to being a leading provider, and pioneer, of creative arts education for fashion design.

The Course Leader will be responsible for the planning, delivery and organisation of the course. You will act as a Year tutor and Module Leader responsible for the quality and enhancement of the student learning experiences across the course, and will work closely with the course team to nurture an excellent and supportive student experience. You will also manage the Instructor staff (technical). Applicants must be able to demonstrate independence and competence in leading and managing at a similar level, managing technical staff and have the ability to teach at all levels within the overall curriculum.

Educated to a minimum of Masters Level, you will have significant knowledge of contemporary Fashion Design and will also have significant experience and expertise in preparing students for careers in a range of roles within the fashion industries. You should be able to demonstrate a level of experience in managing curriculum across all levels of undergraduate study. You will be expected to engage with the Universities research culture.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be found in the Job description which is attached above.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. To apply for this vacancy please complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity form and return the completed forms to recruitment@leeds-art.ac.uk. The links to the application pack are below:

Job Description – Course Leader - BA (Hons) Fashion Design

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

Application Guidance Pack

Closing date: Sunday 11th August 2019 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 5th September 2019

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity.

Leeds Arts University is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.