Lead Specialist (T&L) Technician Painting Methods and Materials


Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges
Technical Resources
CCW - Peckham Road, London UK
Grade 5
£41,454 - £49,534


Full time - 35 hours per week

25 April 2023 23:55

The opportunity

Camberwell College of Arts is seeking to appoint a Lead Specialist Technician to provide student facing professional technical expertise, guidance and knowledge within the subject specialism of fine art/painting.

You will support and supervise learning activities to enable students to identify and learn appropriate painting methods and techniques and use materials, resources and equipment for experimentation and research to meet their learning outcomes.

You will also assist in the delivery of technical support within the wider technical team and contribute critical input to student concept and expressive/creative intention, including giving feedback to students and contributing to student formative assessments.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience working within creative higher education and an understanding of technical theory within the subject of Painting. Educated to degree level in a relevant art, design or performance subject, and/or with industry level qualifications or certification, you will be able to demonstrate a strong background in fine art/painting, an understanding of its technical processes as well as surface preparation and accompanying materials.

You will also have an excellent working knowledge of studio culture and the strong organisation and coordination skills required to enable efficient and effective studio delivery. Demonstrable practical knowledge of H&S, COSHH, Risk Assessment and safe working practices is equally important.

What we offer


We are UAL

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better and more sustainable world and championing race equality. 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfill their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

Should you have any questions about the application process or require reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Aruna Dhinakaran, Resourcing Assistant at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk. 

 Interview date: W/C 15th May 2023

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.

Our culture


This opportunity is closed to applications.