Job Ref: 17/325

Wage: £12,811.50 - £16,114 per annu9

Closing Date:31/8/2018



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Programme Leader BA Design

Programme Leader BA Design – Ref: 17/325  

£12,811.50 - £16,114 per annum

18.5 hours per week

The Grimsby Institute Group is a large, innovative, dynamic and financially sound organisation. We are officially an “outstanding” educational provider.

The BA (Hons) Design course focuses on the role of Design in the contemporary creative industries and broader visual culture. The course is a choice for students who want to commit to an innovative programme of studio based study. The Course is situated within a new art and design building next to the University Centre Grimsby building.

Reporting to and working with the Curriculum Manager for HE Digital & Creative Industries, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a practicing designer, preferable with experience of graphic design and illustration using both traditional and digital methods to join this dynamic course. The main focus on the role will be to lead, develop, deliver, support and assess modules that challenge students to define and refine their specialist design practice. You will support their development of an informed understanding of the historic, contemporary and professional contexts in which applied design exists. Our students engage in a range of approaches to design. You will have a strong understanding of how to support specialist Design practices within a broader creative context.  You will be expected to deliver the practical, conceptual and contextual aspects of the course in addition to supporting research and writing skills. You will also need the skills or connections to build links with FE colleagues, appropriate external organisations, events and opportunities for publishing and exhibiting student work. Working individually and as a member of a team you will be expected to deliver teaching within a variety of settings including lectures, seminars, studio workshops, peer reviews and individual tutorials. The successful candidate will be expected to engage with the Institutes research agenda.

In return for your experience and skills, we can offer you a good salary, pension membership (TPS), access to a wide range of other Group benefits and opportunities for career and personal development progression. If having read the job description you are interested in this role, please press the “Apply Now” button and send us your application.

If you would like any support or would like to ask any questions about this role, please contact Naomi on 01472 31122 ext 5687.

Potential interview date is 7th September 2018.

The closing date for this advert is 31st August 2018.

The Grimsby Institute Group is committed to Prevent Duty, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and promoting British Values within the workplace. We are an equal opportunity workplace. Safeguarding is a priority for us, as well as ensuring the welfare of children and young people and we expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the DBS, references that cover the last two years of employment and other checks may also be required. 

Please note that all employees must have Literacy and Numeracy to at least Level 2 or will be expected to obtain during their probationary period.  

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