Lecturer in Art


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


Adams Building

Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NG

Location: Adams Building (Stoney Street)

Full time and part time roles available

Your future is here A place to inspire

In a teaching role at Nottingham College, you will play a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. We are Nottingham’s College and together, we make a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Our teachers bring experience, flair, industry connections, passion, and care to their roles and in return we invest in them. Here, you have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

Who we need:

We are looking for talented lecturers to join our high performing Art & Design team with experience in teaching art students across all levels of the curriculum. This could include UAL and BTEC Art & Design Qualifications, Non accredited Adult courses, HE and Access / pre access art courses. All courses develop students’ creative skills and wider skills of communication, organisation, teamwork, and progression. Specialist skill sets in art/design/media would be suitable as you will working within academic teams delivering the curriculum. You may also be a course leader and play a key role in organising events and end of year Art shows. Key duties will include:

  • Teaching and assessing on the Art curriculum offer at Nottingham College
  • Attendance monitoring and Disciplinary support for identified students.
  • General admin duties round eILP / registers / academic boards / internal assessments and moderation.
  • Risk assessment and trips planning.
  • End of year show preparation.

What you’ll bring

You will be a responsible, confident, and supportive teacher who has the skills to nurture students. You will have an empathic and supportive approach to working with students to raise their aspirations and build their confidence to meet their full potential. You will support the course team in administration duties and can lead on projects and events.

Applicants must be passionate about teaching in the FE and HE sector and be committed to ensuring that our learners make the best possible progress. There are a range of opportunities available and the successful applicants should be ready to start in August 2024. Hours are flexible and negotiable upon the successful candidates.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this. Please ensure you CV highlights your strengths and experience in relation to the profile, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Gary Horsley, Head of Faculty by email at gary.horsley@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Interviews / Assessments are planned for: w/c 24th June 2024.

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 45 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.