Lecturer in Art and Graphic Design

22.2 hours per week

Selby Campus

We are looking for an innovative and experienced Lecturer in Art and Graphic Design to join our successful Art Design and Media team. With a strong focus on high quality teaching and learning, this is an excellent opportunity to join an established, talented, and supportive team. You will have the opportunity to engage with diverse students across Further and Higher Education courses and contribute to the development and organisation of the curriculum as a member of the Creative Industries team.

As a Lecturer in Art and Graphic Design, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of students, by providing them with the skills, knowledge and training required to enable them to achieve their goals; while contributing to the provision of an excellent student experience.

We are looking for someone who has up-to-date industry knowledge, a passion for the Creative Industries and education and is confident in both practical and theoretical Art and Graphic Design delivery. You will also be able to coordinate/ produce live briefs and exhibitions. This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow our offer and develop our courses in the Creative Industries.

We are looking for an individual who thrives in a collaborative setting. You will work closely with colleagues to enhance the overall learning experience, utilising innovative teaching methods and keeping up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Your passion for technology, strong communication skills, and commitment to student success will be essential in this role.

As a Lecturer in Art and Graphic Design, you should:

  • Degree in Art and design (or other related discipline)
  • GCSE A* - C in Maths and English qualifications or equivalent
  • Relevant software skills including: Illustrator, After Affects, InDesign
  • Experience of working in the Graphic Design industry
  • Experience of working with 16-18 year olds, ideally in a teaching capacity
  • Experience of teaching on a range of Art and Design courses and levels both practical and theoretical


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Not yet qualified but interested in getting into teaching?

If you have not previously worked within the Education sector but have considered a career move, you may be suitable for the Department of Education - Taking Teaching Further initiative, which employs industry specialists direct into Further Education. You will receive an enhanced support package whilst you gain a Teaching Qualification. This opportunity can be discussed at the interview stage.

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification.

See what we have to offer and come and join us…You won’t be disappointed

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Staff Recognition Awards

Interview date: TBC

Please note direct applicants only - no agency CVs

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post.  Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here: Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.