Lecturer in Bespoke Tailoring


London College of Fashion
LCF - Mare Street, London UK
Part time
School of Design and Technology

19 February 2020 23:55

£38,694 to £46,423 pro rata per annum
The Lecturer in Bespoke Tailoring is responsible for teaching, curriculum development, and on-going scholarship on the BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring course. This course is part of the Craft Programme. The post-holder will work collaboratively within a course team, deploying specialist expertise to develop pedagogy and the curriculum in innovative and critical directions.

The post-holder will be expected to undertake:

  • Responsibility undergraduate students’ academic support, progress and attendance, maintaining records and liaising with colleagues as appropriate
  • Pedagogic and curriculum development that stimulate thought and practice that challenge the canon of fashion and sustainability with the aim of promoting diversity and inclusivity
  • Expand the capacity of the course design to meet the need to deliver sustainability subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students.


(Before completing an application form, candidates should please download the candidate information pack and the job description/person specification for the role and read the full list of requirements and selection criteria before applying as this will be the criteria on which your application will be assessed).

 Requirements of the role:

 Undergraduate degree in bespoke tailoring or fashion design associated subject.

  • Higher degree (e.g. MA) in bespoke tailoring or fashion design or associated subject (desirable).
  • PhD or Higher level research degree (desirable)
  • Teaching qualification (PG Cert or equivalent) (desirable).
  • Member of the Higher Education Academy (desirable).
  • Experience of teaching & assessment in a higher education environment (permanent, fractional, or hourly paid contract).
  • Applies an inquiring, innovative and reflexive approach to teaching.
  • Considers equality, diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of teaching and assessment.
  • Shows commitment to understanding the range of students’ experiences within a course.
  • Collaborates and works effectively within team and across different professional groups. 
  • Works effectively and respectfully with a wide range of people.
  • Evidence of research, knowledge exchange and/ or professional practice that contributes to the advancement of bespoke tailoring activity and is relevant to the goals of the Programme, College and University.
  • Evidence of using contacts within subject peer group to develop partnerships or collaboration.
  • Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve objectives.

Posting date – Monday, 20 January 2020

Closing date – Wednesday, 19 February 2020 

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Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.