Fine Art Tutor

About You

  • Relevant experience and industry knowledge of current fine art practice
  • Experience of teaching adults on accredited courses.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse groups of learners across mixed abilities to ensure their successful progression
    and achievement
  • You must have a qualification in the subject area at Level 4 or above
  • Ideally you should have a teaching qualification at Level 3 or above or be willing to do one in your first year of employment.
  • You must be free on Mondays, 09.30 – 15.30 from 23 September
  • Commitment to outstanding teaching and the learner experience
  • Commitment to your own professional development

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and qualified Fine Art tutor, to teach on our Foundation in Drawing and Painting course from Monday 23 September, as well as a selection of short evening courses.

You need to inspire and provide a transformative education to our adult learners (19+) from in and around London.

You will be responsible for providing teaching, learning, and assessments on our fine art provision, and monitoring learners’ performance with opportunities to support them.

You will be responsible for delivering all elements of the program, providing support and guidance to the learners, ensuring they are challenged, and inspired, complete their work in a timely manner, and excel in achievement.

Creative Industries at WAES is a very dynamic and growing department over three sites in Westminster, predominantly teaching accredited courses at levels 1,2 and 3, and full-cost short courses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing resources for and delivering to our adult learners, in line with curriculum and qualification requirements ensuring our learners are inspired, challenged, and achieve
  • Supporting the fine art curriculum where required, for example, course advice and guidance for prospective learners, open days, and end-of-year show
  • Summative and formative assessments as part of the learners’ journey
  • Tracking learner’s progress through timely and accurate reporting
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders and fellow creative arts staff
  • Ensuring an ‘outstanding’ teaching and learning experience including Individual Learning Plans and quality assurance implementation and feedback.

What we offer

At Westminster City Council, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace and employer of choice. We encourage and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that, at all levels, represents the communities we serve. We champion equality, diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, has a sense of belonging and is empowered to be their best, that is the Westminster Way. To find out more about how we do this visit https://www.westminster.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/public-health-strategy-policies-and-reports/equality-duties

As a forward-thinking Council, we appreciate that people work in different ways, therefore some of our staff depending on their role at WAES can benefit from working a range of flexible working patterns as well as Agile working.

The Council is a Disability Confident Employer. If you have declared a disability in your application, we guarantee an interview if you meet the essential criteria of the job. If you are invited for interview, you will be asked if you need any reasonable adjustments in order to attend, and we will make these wherever possible.

The Service offers a competitive salary and employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development. 

How to apply

To apply for this post, please complete the WAES Job Application Form and Equality Opportunity Monitoring Form. Please ensure you address all the role and person criteria when completing your supporting statement. When you have completed your application, please email the application back to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

Interview date: Wednesday 31 July 2024