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Art and Design Lecturer 0.5 (Maternity cover) alt

Art and Design Lecturer 0.5 (Maternity cover)

To teach a range of programmes in the Art, Design and Style Department

Craven College
Date Posted:
March 18, 2024
Post No.
Rate of pay
Main Grade Lecturer (Points 5 – 14) £24,272 - £35,205 FTE per annum, pro rata £12,136 - £17,602 per annum
18.5 hours per week
Responsible to
Head of Department - Design & Style Industries
Closing Date
March 24, 2024 23:59
Special Conditions

This is a fixed term post to cover maternity leave, initially up to

June 2025.

This post is subject to a probationary period of 6 months.

A full DBS Certificate via the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for this post. 

Key Duties
  • To develop and design appropriate learning materials for a variety of learners
  • To provide support and guidance to students and staff, as necessary.
  • To prepare, mark, assess and record students work as necessary to meet quality assurance and self-assessment requirements within deadlines.
  • To implement appropriate college quality assurance procedures and carry out relevant recording and administrative tasks to meet deadlines.
  • To meet quality standards with particular reference to retention and achievement and be responsible for monitoring and reporting on continuous performance and improvement within the provision.
  • To seek ideas, consult with colleagues and introduce innovative ways to embed the accurate and consistent use of English and Mathematics’ skills within planned learning and classroom environment as appropriate.
  • To promote links with employers & external bodies and liaise effectively as required.
  • To participate in curriculum development and promotional aspects of the curriculum and School such as open evenings and parent evenings.
  • To attend relevant Department /college team meetings in line with college requirements.
  • To function as an effective team member within the Department and across the college, as appropriate.
  • To measure the success, retention, achievement and recruitment of your learners by different equality strands and put in place action plans to address any underperformance.
  • To ensure that interaction with learners is inclusive, fosters good relations between different groups of people, pays attention to specific needs identified through assessment, and being mindful of cultural or gender differences.
  • To work closely with parents, guardians and outside support agencies in agreeing strategies that overcome barriers to participation or learning progression.
  • To participate in the College’s Performance Review scheme and undertake professional updating/staff development as required to meet the needs of the Department and College.
  • To be fully conversant with the college’s equality and diversity aims and objectives; and take appropriate positive action in the promotion and delivery of equality & diversity targets.
  • To be fully conversant with and implement the college’s range of safeguarding policies and procedures, to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all students and staff.
  • To follow and implement Our College Behaviours.
  • Any other duties commensurate with grade and status as may reasonably be requested.
Person Specific

The person we are hoping to appoint will meet all the following essential requirements and some or all of the desirable requirements.


  • Degree in a relevant subject area.
  • Current teaching qualification to PGCE/Cert Ed level or equivalent or willing to work towards;
  • Industry experience in the Art, Design and Crafts sector.
  • Experience and knowledge of industry standard skills using Adobe creative cloud specifically: Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom and InDesign. 
  • Ability to deliver illustration, typographical, animation, graphic design and offer experimental approaches to digital 2D, 3D and 4D design within a MAC suite  
  • Qualified to Level 2 (GCSE Grade A*-C or equivalent) in English and Maths.
  • Good administrative skills with the ability to maintain accurate and relevant records in line with quality procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills.
  • Interest and understanding of current educational initiatives.
  • Ability to work flexibly and on own initiative to meet the needs of the college.
  • Ability to motivate staff and work effectively as a team member.
  • Ability to achieve consistently high standards under pressure.
  • Willingness and ability to liaise effectively with external bodies and agencies.
  • Willing to undertake professional development linked to the needs of the college.
  • Computer literate.


  • Experience of UAL programmes.
  • Experience of delivering courses in teaching support in schools.
  • Ability to apply ILT techniques within teaching.
  • Knowledge of current initiatives in FE spheres.
  • Sound knowledge of quality issues in FE.
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