Photography Tutor

You will join our highly experienced creative teaching team to teach digital photography while providing pastoral support for our level 3 students supporting their UCAS applications and career development plans. You will be able to use and teach the technical skills involved in the digital photography from pre to post production skills. Including studio photography and creative practice skills,  leading students through project based learning delivery methods.

We welcome applications from industry specialists who have some experience in teaching young people and are keen to continue to develop their teaching skills.

Our UAL level 1,2 and 3 courses ensure students are both academically and practically prepared for work within technically and creatively driven industries. Our Creative study programs offer students pathways in Graphic Design, Fashion & Textiles, Photography, Art & Design and Games Design. Our students regularly take part in employer led projects and competitions to improve their professional skills.

The Creative department sits in a purpose built £9 million creative and digital skills building. This new facility houses;

  • Creative teaching spaces for Fashion Design, graphics, games art, digital & 3D design, art, photography and textiles.
  • Digital Design studios.
  • A new media suite, complete with animation and recording studios; radio and TV studio.
  • A photographic Studio with a fulltime technician to support your delivery

With a relevant degree and a teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this, you will have a broad range of skills relating to photography. An understanding and experience of the commercial photographic industry demands is required. You will have good organisational skills and be able to advise and support students through their career development and planning. Ongoing staff training and support is available as part of our professional development for curriculum staff. An interest and passion for continuing professional development in industry and education is essential. We are currently working with Tom Sherrington on a Teach to Distinction programme of training for Teaching and Learning.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

The closing date of midday on 3rd January 2023

Interview to be during the week starting 9th January 2023

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.