Studio Technician - Fashion Workshop
Kingston University
Kingston upon Thames
2d ago

The Role

The role is based at the sewing workshop. It involves use of industrial sewing machines and their up keep, and having a knowledge of garment construction.

The role will include sample machining to a high standard and demonstrating various construction details. It will involve to enable student projects through the use of a broad range of materials, in the Sewing workshop including the use of specialist machinery.

The Person

The person should have a first degree / professional or practical qualification, or equivalent relevant experience If the persona has experience of using specialist equipment relating to a Sewing workshop and basic maintenance of machines or equipment relating to a Sewing workshop.

Having the ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team.

The Faculty

Kingston School of Art (KSA) has a strong heritage. Since its origins in the late nineteenth century KSA established an exceptional reputation, becoming one of the UK’s leading Faculties of art, architecture and design.

KSA is now a comprehensive provider of art, design, architecture, humanities, and performing arts education and research.

KSA’s strength is reflected by the influence of its globally distributed and celebrated alumni, its subject rankings, research performance, industry and student awards, and the leading brands and institutions that have chosen to work it.

KSA combines a dedication to creative risk-taking, innovation and experimentation with a commitment to working with its numerous local, national and global partners and collaborators to lead and shape the future of the creative and cultural industries.

The Faculty attracts high quality teachers and researchers and boasts impressive technical resources. As a Faculty within a university that also embraces the areas of health, business, science, engineering and the social sciences, it combines the benefits of having its own arts and humanities identity with an ability to be at the forefront of exciting cross-disciplinary developments.

In the top five per cent of the world for art and design education, and very highly ranked for Journalism, English and Philosophy, KSA is on an exciting journey.

The University is currently completing a strategic plan to take the institution through the next three years and beyond, and in line with this at KSA we are actively planning for future success.

Further information

These are two permanent positions : one full-time and one part-time (37 and 18.5 hours pw respectively) with a starting salary of £29,144 per annum (at full time).

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 3 February 2020 .

For informal enquiries please contact , Workshop Fashion Manager.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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