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Specialist Technician (Learning and Teaching) Knit Stoll

3640

London College of Fashion
London College of Fashion - Lime Grove
Part time
0.40
14
Permanent
No
Closing date
12/10/2017 23:55
23 October 2017
circa £33, 653 pro rata pa

Ideally a Fashion/Textile knit graduate with an industry, teaching or technical background, you will have a sound grasp of Stoll and Dubied Knitting machines and techniques.

Experience of Stoll machine maintenance, excellent problem-solving skills and a high level of health & safety awareness will be vital and an interest in domestic and hand knitting would be an asset. 

 n return, we offer a competitive package including a salary that reflects working in London; generous annual leave; a final salary pension scheme; and a commitment to your continuing personal and career development that encourages creativity, diversity and excellence. Relocation assistance is also available.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk

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.

This role offers the chance to work with highly creative and inventive students in an exciting environment, where you will be nurturing the talents of future designers and passing on your own expertise and knowledge to a new generation.

Our workshop is open to both BA and MA Fashion and Textiles students with varying levels of experience and skills, making this a particularly demanding but rewarding role. 

You will help them realise their designs by supporting them in the safe use of equipment, demonstrating and doing techniques and processes using: The stoll machine and assisting when necessary in the domestic knit department. Yarn and material knowledge is key and advising students on yarn suppliers and manufacturing agencies. 

The applicant is required to be an excellent communicator with excellent M1 programming and digital competencies. The applicant must have the appropriate cad skills to produce digital learning manuals and to assist students to be file ready M1 programmers where necessary. 

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.