Technical Tutor in Metalwork and Casting

University for the Creative Arts


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Technical Services
Location:  Farnham
Salary: 

£28,929 to £32,411
per annum pro rata
Part-time, 21.75 hours per week (3 days)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 July 2023
Interview Date: 
Monday 17 July 2023
Reference:  23-SURR231-146-3

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Technical Team at our Farnham Campus. We are looking for a skilled individual to support students and provide technical tuition in metal fabrication and a range of bronze and metal casting processes. 

You will oversee the day-to-day care and operation of the Metalworking facilities, providing knowledge, expertise, and experience in creative applications of metalwork processes and safe working practices. 

This will include the delivery of technical workshops and demonstrations into metal working equipment used in cutting, forming, fabrication and finishing techniques alongside metal casting in bronze and pewter. 

This position requires knowledge and understanding of the H&S hazards associated with use of specialist equipment and materials needed when creating metal artworks. Experience of relevant safe working practices and a high degree of knowledge in all appropriate H&S procedures is a must to ensure the safety of our learners. 

You will be able to demonstrate a positive and flexible approach when supporting both students and staff. This is a dynamic role that needs excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to apply initiative, problem solve and work as part of a team.  

The University has a dedicated Learning & Organisational Development team who work with staff and managers to capitalise on training opportunities. Training will be provided to the successful candidate to build upon existing skill base and fill any gaps in knowledge.   

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kelly-Marie Roberts on 01252 891485 or email: [email protected] .

Actual salary for the post is £17,357 – £19,446 per annum.

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide. 

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more. 

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

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