Chesterfield College

Technical Coach in Ceramics and Visual Arts

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
£18,022 - £20,849 per annum
12 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
VCF 1942
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

(37 hours per week/52 weeks per year)

A vacancy has arisen for a technical coach to provide technical support for teaching staff and students in the areas of Ceramics, Fine Art and Design within the college. The successful applicant will also provide guidance to students on the use of equipment and practical processes associated with these industries and skills.

The successful candidate will need to have skills with fine art and ceramics equipment and techniques, silversmithing and general art and design practices. Experience of signing in and out equipment, as well maintaining, monitoring and repairing equipment would be desirable. Experience of orders and stocktakes is essential, as well as preparing materials for classrooms and workshops. Knowledge of portfolio building and exhibiting work is a key part of this role.

The successful candidate will have a recognised Level 3 Creative qualification and ideally a minimum of a level 2 qualification in Mathematics and English. Experience of supporting teaching and learning in a classroom, workshop environment or workplace is needed.  

The successful applicant will be expected to work flexibly and under pressure to meet deadlines, and be customer focused with excellent communication and organisational skills.

For further details and to apply for this role, please visit our website at

Closing date: Monday 25 March 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 2 April 2019

An offer of employment at Chesterfield College will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Services.

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