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Specialist Technical Instructor in Fashion (0.8FTE)

Royal College of Art
All three sites
£40,670 - £44,029 per annum pro rata
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Teaching & Education
Contract Type
Part Time

Specialist Technical Instructor in Fashion (0.8FTE)

Date Advertised: 26 May 2023

Closing Date: 20 June 2023

Hours: Part Time

Site: All three sites

Salary:  £40,670 - £44,029 per annum pro rata

Permanent role working 28 hours per week


Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s largest community of postgraduate art and design students. It is also the oldest art and design university in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world ‘s number 1 art & design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 – the largest world-wide survey of academic and industry opinion. 

RCA has a great opportunity available for an experienced Specialist Technical Instructor in Fashion. You will be a passionate and creative individual with an interest and enthusiasm for fashion, contemporary art, design, and culture.

You will take the lead in ensuring the effective provision and availability of specialist equipment and work areas in order to facilitate academic delivery, student learning, research and knowledge exchange activities. Supporting the Technical Lead in Fashion, you will provide highly skilled technical assistance, guidance, technical instruction, and digital services to students and staff, demonstrating equipment and processes as appropriate. Skilled with a thirst for knowledge, you will possess a willingness to undergo training to achieve the required skill base.

Our ideal candidate has significant experience in high-end fashion pattern-cutting and garment making, as well as highly skilled specialist knowledge in menswear and tailoring. You will have great time-management skills with the ability to prioritize and organize complex demands/tasks. You will pride yourself on your excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Please see Information Pack for further details.

This role will close for applications at 11.59pm on 20th June 2023

Interviews are likely to be held w/c 3rd July 2023

The Royal College of Art is an equal opportunities employer. The College welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.  

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