Cardiff and Vale College is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Art and Design (Ceramics) within the Creative Industries Department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering across a broad range of courses and levels inclusive of Art & Design at level 1-3 and Foundation Degree level 4-5.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake all pedagogic work such as lesson preparation, classroom teaching, tutorial work and marking. Other responsibilities include:

  • Conducting student assessments in order to place students, monitor progress and identify learning support needs
  • Providing appropriate student support in order to meet both the academic and welfare needs of learners and ensuring that all relevant information is recorded on the appropriate College systems
  • Taking part in course evaluation activities and contributing to the development of the curriculum

The successful candidate will hold a PGCE or be willing to work towards obtaining one, along with a relevant degree in the subject area. Experience of teaching on an Art & Design Foundation Degree programme of study is also desirable. He/She must also have a good knowledge of all aspects of Art and Design and Ceramics, including but not limited to firing, digital fabrication, mould making, alchemy and throwing.

Further information regarding the role, the person specification and job competencies is contained in the attached job description.

Applications are to be made using the Cardiff and Vale College online application form only.  CV applications are not accepted.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 20/05/2019 12:00 noon.

To find out more or apply contact the Human Resources Department on 02920 250311 or

As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, most staff will be subject to either a ‘Standard’ or ‘Enhanced’ DBS check or a List 99 check, which confirms there is no barring in place. Registration with the Educational Workforce Council for Wales is a mandatory requirement of the post.

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