Furniture Teacher

Activate Learning
Competitive salary
14 Sep 2018
20 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Rycotewood Furniture Centre of the Creative Arts faculty is seeking to appoint an inspirational Furniture Craft / machine teachers to deliver across levels 2/3 of Furniture making.

The Rycotewood Furniture Centre has an 80 year history of training and educating the furniture industry and is part of Activate Learning, based in the centre of Oxford at the City of Oxford College.

Our many industry partners endorse our high quality reputation and seek our graduates / apprentices.

We are recruiting teachers with high organisational skills to join a highly skilled team of designers and makers and are seeking candidates that can evidence their industry experience and demonstrate high communication skills.

You will also have a passion for Furniture making and have a sound educational knowledge of apprenticeship and furniture making / wood machine teaching.

You must enjoy working collaboratively with a team of dedicated professionals, be outward facing and display excellent communication to our industry partners and our energetic learners.

To be successful in this role you will be experienced in teaching students post-16 and have a track record of success in raising standards of student attainment.

To be considered for this post you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Industry experience of 5 years or more.
  • Experience of designing and delivering Furniture and design programmes
  • A teaching qualification or equivalent
  • A degree in a relevant subject area (or willingness to undertake one).
  • The ability to act as a role model
  • Respect for the aims and values of Activate Learning

We will consider a creative approach to working hours - if you would like to have an informal conversation regarding this role, please contact Chris Hyde on 07968485513.

We look forward to hearing from you

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