Course Leader: BA (Hons) Fashion Sportswear


London College of Fashion
LCF - Curtain Road, London UK
Full time
School of Design and Technology

4 October 2020 23:55

21 October 2020
£46,423 - £55,932 pa
As Course Leader for our BA (Hons) Fashion Sportswear course, you will be responsible for academic course leadership as well as day-to-day course management. This means you will be upholding standards and shaping curriculum design, development and delivery. Staff will look to you for leadership and support, while the Programme Director will entrust you with efficient quality control, resource management and a collaborative working approach. To be the Course Leader of such a specialist course, your commitment to excellence in teaching, creativity, innovation, and course enhancement should equal your professional experience, performance and technical understanding for this area.

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 you may contact the LCF Staffing Team, email:

The succesful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant degree
  • Relevant teaching qualification is desirable
  • Relevant postgraduate degree and/or PhD is desirable
  • Awareness of the regulatory framework for HE academic awards and quality standards
  • Teaching and learning experience and/or equivalent industry experience in fashion sportswear
  • Experience of utilising specialist fabrics relating to sportswear
  • Relevant industry practices in materials or pattern cutting innovation for sportswear
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing, adapting the message for a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way
  • Motivates and leads a team effectively, setting clear objectives to manage performance
  • Applies innovative approaches to course leadership, 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
  • Builds effective teams, networks or communities of practice and fosters constructive cross team collaboration
  • Contributes to improving or adapting provision to enhance the student experience or customer service
  • Suggests practical solutions to new or unique problems

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.