Senior Lecturer in Creative Discovery

36 hpw FTE (to include some evenings and occasional weekends)

About Morley College London

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education, now alongside 16-19 provision at its Chelsea and North Kensington Centres. Morley College London aims to have a workforce that is as reflective of the diverse population that it serves. The College particularly encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently under-represented within the College at this level.

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences. Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.

Following Morley College’s merger with Kensington and Chelsea College in February 2020, the College is reshaping its curriculum and professional service teams to facilitate an ambitious plan for development and growth. As the UK looks to a post-COVID recovery, Morley College London is more determined than ever before to support Londoners to learn, and so we’re looking for applications from talented individuals with commitment and enthusiasm.

About the role

Chelsea Centre for the Creative Industries is looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer to work across a range of programmes and provide leadership for two of our entry programmes (UAL L1 and L2 Diplomas) within our Creative Discovery Programme Area.

We are looking for a creative and innovative lecturer who is passionate about supporting and challenging students to realise their creative potential. We are looking for an individual who is confident to lead on courses and also teach across a range of levels and disciplines. We are proud to be able to offer a full suite of courses which allow students pathways into the Creative Industries. As a senior lecturer, you will work with the programme area manager to grow the entry provision at the centre and strengthen progression routes.

You will be committed to working collaboratively to deliver a high-quality contemporary experience for our students. You will have a teaching qualification and have confidence teaching in further education including 16-19 study programmes, you will need a sound understanding of designing successful learning experiences that can be tailored L1 & L2. We will require the successful candidate to work across a variety of levels which may include Levels 1-4 and higher education.

The Chelsea Centre for Creative Industries is a specialist centre offering study programmes and higher education routes into the creative sector across Art, Design and Media curriculum areas. The Chelsea Centre is a collaborative and creative community which encourages ideas, innovation and change.

Closing date: Monday 19 June 2023 at 10am.

Please download the job description. CV’s will not be accepted for this post.

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

Important Information: The safety and welfare of our learners and staff is extremely important to us and this is why we pride ourselves on our safeguarding procedures. As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and Social Media background checks. Please note, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activities relevant to children.

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