Lecturer in Bespoke Tailoring


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

28 November 2022 23:55

13 December 2022
£40,454 - £48,534 pro rata pa
We are looking for an individual to join the 3 year BA Bespoke Tailoring Course at the London College of Fashion. The Lecturer in Bespoke Tailoring will join our dynamic team on a fractional post (2 days per week) and will be responsible for teaching, curriculum development, assessment, unit management, curriculum development and research. This course is part of the Craft Programme in the School of Design & Technology at the London College of Fashion. The post-holder will work collaboratively within the course team. They will be required to deliver lectures and workshops on tailoring and related studies underpinned by knowledge of pattern cutting, client fittings and current bespoke tailoring techniques, technology and craft innovation

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

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 2023 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. 

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the recruiting manager Daniel Poulson on d.poulson@fashion.arts.ac.uk.

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact the Resourcing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk   phone: 020 7514 7409 / 07730 900321 

The candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Fashion or associated subject. A teaching qualification (PG Cert or equivalent) would also be desirable. The candidate will demonstrate relevant industry experience as a current practitioner within the field of bespoke tailoring, with a forward thinking approach to future innovation of the craft and it’s relationship to technology. Experience of teaching and assessment in a higher education environment as a permanent, fractional, or hourly paid contract. 

Applies an agile, inquiring, innovative and reflexive approach to teaching, considering equality, diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of teaching and assessment.

Shows commitment to understanding the range of students’ experiences within a course and building positive experiences with students.

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 nurture and develop partnerships or collaboration.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.

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