Academic Support Lecturer


London College of Fashion
LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Full time
Academic Development and Quality Assurance

18 February 2020 13:00

4 March 2020
£38,694 – £46,423 pa
In this teaching role you will be responsible for developing and delivering high quality support that will enable students to become confident, independent learners and to fulfil their academic potential. The main focus will be on supporting students to successfully transition from further to higher education, as well as postgraduate study. This will include working on orientation programmes and providing on course pastoral guidance, working in collaboration with the college Widening Participation outreach team and other colleagues who provide support services to students to undertake effective referrals.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2022 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

Requirements of the role:

First degree and teaching qualification

Knowledge of inclusive practices in pedagogy and support

Experience of designing and delivering educational activities and of  implementing  strategies to improve retention, attainment and progression  within HE and or FE

Communicates effectively orally and in writing adapting the message for a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way

Applies innovative approaches in teaching, learning or professional practice to support excellent teaching, pedagogy and inclusivity

Applies  own research to develop learning and assessment practice

Contributes to advancing  professional practice/research or scholarly activity in own area of specialism

Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve long term objectives

Works collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups

Builds and maintains  positive relationships with students or customers

Suggests practical solutions to new or unique problems

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.