25th June 2020

Course Leader – Fashion Accessory and Textile Futures 0.6 (fixed term 24 months)

SE London
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£54,792.00 p.a.(£32,875 prorated) + benefits, based in SE London

Ravensbourne is looking to recruit a dynamic, innovative and future thinking Course Leader to join our BA Hons in Fashion Accessory and Textile Futures Course.

You will be joining a forward-thinking fashion department with new leadership, ambition and drive. With an ethos of sustainable innovation, digital multi-disciplinary industry approach enabled through open access and collaborative aspirations between the film, photography and our graphics departments. You will have direct experience in one or more of the areas of fashion accessories including prop making, craft, digital applications: 3D technology pushing the boundaries of digital, ethical fashion, sustainability, new material technologies and material manipulation, industry awareness with an emphasis on future proofing and digital delivery.

Extensive knowledge of quality management of fashion accessories, digital programming, showcasing and marketing, innovation and testing, global trends and the international vibrant accessory fashion scene.  The Fashion Accessory and Textile Futures course bridges the gap between digital and design for manufacturing.

Ideally you will have experience of crafting accessories and should include working knowledge and understanding of design, prototyping, craft, forecasting / sustainability, innovation of textiles and materials, management strategies, contemporary creative and industry networks and digital three-dimensional imaging and model making.

The successful candidate will lead the team in shaping, developing, repositioning and creating a dynamic and industry facing course with innovation and leadership at its core. He/she will have a first degree or post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject, and should be able to demonstrate good, recent professional knowledge and experience (both industry and academic) in the areas outlined.  The ability to design inventive teaching and learning strategies that bring these career roles to life will be essential.   The candidate will possess excellent organisational skills and the ability to engage students directly with their chosen industry and strong leadership and management skills to lead a team will be essential. You will also be responsible for promoting the course with the opportunity of growing a team.

Applicants should have the ability to employ creative learning and teaching methods, as well as experience in the area of curriculum development and delivery.

Closing date: 7th July 2020

Interviews: 16th July 2020

To apply, and for further information: https://careers.rave.ac.uk/templates/Ravensbourne/jobdetail.aspx?raparam=483933446C6A7156666F454D53387246624C313345705837716D6866614D376B