Job: Lecturer of Creative Industries – Woven Textiles

Shetlandweave job imageLecturer of Creative Industries with a specialism in Woven Textiles. Shetland College

As part of the teaching team on our BA(Hons) Contemporary Textiles course and Creative Industries Department, you will deliver workshops in primarily in woven textiles. As well as teaching and supporting students, you will contribute to lesson planning, assessment and course development.

The duties of a Lecturer include:
• Teaching planned lessons and underpinning knowledge to students assigned to approved courses.
• Assessing students’ work in the classroom and in preparation time.
• Planning lessons; monitoring progress; assessing students work
• Keeping up to date with professional changes and participating in professional development.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced staff which can demonstrate the following:
• Professional background in woven textiles
• Teaching experience
• Relevant degree
• Excellent communication skills
• Flexibility, vision, energy, initiative and decisiveness

Other information;
• The grade of this post is LECTURER
• Salary is £25,098 – £36,489 inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1,941 per annum (pro rata)
• Permanent Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week hours per week, 40 weeks per year plus 12 weeks paid holiday to be taken during school holidays
• Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (Children) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
• Applicants must complete a Criminal Convictions Declaration form
• We will pay interview expenses from within the UK
• Suitable for Job Share
• Not suitable for Remote Working

Closing Date:  24th July,

Proposed interview date:  the week starting 3rd August – expenses will be paid to interview from the UK, Skype interview is possible.
This post is based at Shetland College, Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland. ZE1 0PX
For further details relating to this post, please contact:

Faye Hackers, 01595 771504,

Simon Clarke, 01595 771278,


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