Job Title:      3D Design Instructor/Technician

Department: Visual Arts

Contract:      Fixed Term (one year)

Starting:       September 2018

Hours:          15.5 hours a week (term time +1 week – 40 weeks per year)

Work Pattern: Monday and Tuesday only

Grade:          SFCA Support Staff Band 3 £18,494-£20,459 per annum pro rota.

                   Actual salary: £6,734.35 per annum



We currently have a vacancy for a 3D Design Instructor/Instructor to support the teaching of Design. 


You will be a practical, adaptable individual, who has the ability to organise and maintain workshop machinery and equipment both traditional and digital.  You will also have a working knowledge (or willingness to learn) of CAD processes-3D printing and laser cutting.


Previous experience in working in a technical support role with students is essential.

To Apply:

  • Please download an job description and person spec for the role here:
  • Complete an application (this can be found below) outlining how you meeting the criteria listed in the role description.
  • Completed application forms should be emailed to by the closing date.


Closing date: 16 July 2018 at noon.

Interview dates: 19 & 20 July 2018





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