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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 1:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Art and design
Working pattern
Part time
17.5 hours per week. Full Time will be considered if the applicant has a mix of both the practical and industry skills required in the advert.
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£28,000 – 31,000 (FTE) dependent on experience
Actual salary
£14,000 – 15,500 (FTE) dependent on experience

Job summary

Post Title: Fashion Teacher (Pattern-Cutting and Manufacture) (0.5 FTE)

Salary: £28,000 – 31,000 (FTE) dependent on experience

Full/part time: Part time (0.5 FTE), permanent position

Full Time will be considered if the applicant has a mix of both the practical and industry skills required in the advert.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Reporting to: Curriculum Manager

Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue, E17 6HL

Purpose of the role: Manage the quality of Curriculum and delivery of learning programmes, assistance to students and tutorial support.

Teaching: The post includes 12.5 hours of teaching per week in Fashion (Art & Design)

Annual leave: 35 days per annum (FTE)

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities:

• Prepare, teach and assess within the UAL L3 Fashion Department
• Deliver activities that encapsulate pattern cutting, manufacture and showcasing student work
• Provide and organise pastoral support to students
• Report on achievement rates, attendance, retention and the quality of delivery outcomes against national benchmarks and internal targets.
• Manage student attendance and high expectations of behaviour in the department
• Support and encourage the ethos of wellbeing and personal development of learners

Key Tasks:

• Plan Curriculum delivery in line with study programme requirements
• Arranges, monitors and supervises learners on study programmes, educational visits and field trips.
• Plans and prepares for inspections, SV reports and visits.
• Assesses students, including formative and summative assessments, internal verification and supervision of assessments.
• Maintains and provides records and statistical checks in relation to own teaching and across Curriculum, including enrolment checks, attendance records and the like.
• As part of the Curriculum team, the tutor acts as the main point of reference for students in a particular year or Curriculum group. The tutor’s role includes:
(a) participation in inducting students
(b) providing educational and welfare guidance
(c) assisting students in preparing individual action plans
(d) following up student absence and tracking their Curriculum work
(e) acting as the focal point in the maintenance of student discipline within
the context of the Academy student disciplinary procedure
(f) undertaking exit interviews with students
(g) preparing administrative returns and reports as may be needed in relation to students, including destination records
(h) writing student references
(i) completing UCAS and other forms with students

• Participates in activities to publicise Curriculum.
• Assists in planning and developing Curriculum and Curriculum materials.
• Participates as a member of one or more Curriculum teams in employer liaison (as appropriate), maintaining standards and targets, reviewing and evaluating Curriculum provision and joint action planning.
• Provides advice and guidance to prospective students together with interviewing and APL work.
• Participates in student enrolment and induction.
• To plan, manage and ensure the effective deployment of the resource requirements for the services that are the responsibility of the role.
• Promotes and implement all Academy policies, particularly those which refer to health and safety, equality of opportunity, maintaining standards of student behaviour and safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. Participates in Academy programmes of staff appraisal and continuing professional development.
• Develop effective working relationships internally and with external partners.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Competencies Degree or equivalent and qualified teacher status

Relevant Experience Evidence of the ability to deliver consistently good or better teaching, learning and assessment and a proven track record or developing teams to plan and deliver an excellent learning experience

Experience of teaching with the 16-19 age group

Experience of the pastoral care of students, monitoring their achievements and attendance
Experience of Curriculum management

Relevant industrial experience in the area concerned

Knowledge A well-developed understanding of the particular needs of the 16-19 age group both in full-time education and employment and of the professional challenges by inner city students many of whom come from deprived backgrounds
An understanding of and commitment to safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults.
• motivation to work with children/young people/vulnerable adults
• ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people/vulnerable adults
• emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
• attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline

Skills/Ability Ability to teach on a range of Courses in the Fashion and Art and Design Curriculum area

Ability to provide learning and tutorial support for students

Excellent planning, organisation, IT and administrative skills, the ability to see projects through to a successful conclusion, and a general high level of efficiency

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Ability to promote and recruit for Curriculum

Personal Skills Demonstrate enthusiasm

Aptitude for hard work, the ability to take initiatives, a flexible approach and an ability to implement change

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
School size
Up to 400 pupils
Age range
16 to 19

About Big Creative Academy

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to staff and student wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to Develop Talent, Transform Lives and Create careers. We achieve this through working from a new state of the art £21m Academy building, underpinned by our new 5yr strategy and a belief we really can re-imagine education.

School location

38, Clifton Avenue, London, E17 6HL

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