Course Leader BA (Hons) Costume for Performance

University Of The Arts London - Performance Programme

Why choose us?
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.

The Role: 
In this key role within the Performance Programme at London College of Fashion, you will be responsible for the academic leadership and management of the BA (Hons) Costume for Performance Course. You will also teach and collaborate across the Performance Programme.  Responsibilities will include the day to day management of all areas of learning, teaching, and assessment of students as well as managing resources for the BA (Hons) Costume for Performance Course. You will contribute to, and lead on the process of course development, modifications, validation and review by the University in liaison with the Programme Director.  A solid, and demonstrable understanding of course leadership is essential.

With a relevant degree and substantial industry experience, you will have the ability to lead the professional development of the subject area, of Costume for Performance. Your extensive industry experience should include working within the Performance Industry such as within TV, Film, Live Performance and Theatre. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching in Higher Education, a recognised teaching qualification (or be willing to study for one), and have an in-depth knowledge of costume design, and costume construction.  You may also have an interest in, experience of, or being willing to develop your knowledge of, set design, dramaturgy, textual analysis, interdisciplinary performance, collaborative theatre, immersive, and site specific performance, digital technology, enterprise, and entrepreneurship.

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

Your Profile: 
Extensive experience and links with current costume industries.
An excellent teacher who has a strong desire to work with students, create projects, and maintain the highest standards in education.
A clear, confident, and compassionate communicator.
Proficient IT skills and accomplished administration skills.
The ability to build productive working relationships and create impact.
You will have the ability to motivate, collaborate, and make things happen to improve student satisfaction.
A commitment to the history of costume, and a passionate interest in its future is essential to the role.  

The successful post holder will be an outstanding problem solver, with excellent analytical skills to identify areas for development, and to implement the plans to make change happen.

 There will be an extensive selction process for this role.

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