Location: Tower Hill, London
- Are you an aspiring and respected leader who can work collaboratively with staff and students to communicate ideas clearly and persuasively?
- Do you have the ability to encourage the development of innovative approaches to course delivery and ensuring that time and resources are used effectively to contribute to the long-term planning and development of programmes?
- Have you got experience of continuously reviewing, improving and developing content and delivery methods?
If so, we have an exciting opportunity as a Course Director in Graphic Design at LCCA!!
Who we are
London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) offers our students a wide range of accredited programmes within the creative arts and contemporary business fields. With a broad network of industry connections, aided by our partnership with University of the Creative Arts and various other industry leading brands, we allow our students to get a real feel for working within the fashion, graphic design and the business space by embarking on a journey which is designed to meet \our students’ academic and personal demands.
LCCA offers students a unique industry-centred exposure to get students ready for their next step by adopting blended learning approaches delivered via workshops, lectures, fieldtrips, seminars, hosting sector leading subject-matter renowned experts from around the world and various other networking opportunities – therefore adopting a practical approach in the delivery of our undergraduate and\ postgraduate programmes.
At the very heart of our vision is a student-centred learning and teaching methodology which is progressive, forward-thinking, modern, and designed to meet our learners’ needs.
Why join us:
Globally, bounded by our shared values – student, focus, communication, collaboration, respect, competence, entrepreneurship, and integrity – are more than aspiration. We display and expect these beliefs and behaviours from our colleagues equally. Some of the benefits on offer are:
What we offer our colleagues:
- A Hybrid working model – we encourage flexible working to aid productivity and a healthy work-life balance.
- My Rewards Hub – handpicked discounts and deals from a wide and ever-growing list of providers
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – a dedicated 24/7 access platform
- We support and promote our colleagues in achieving various academic and CPD opportunities via PGCertHE and Advanced HE followships.
- Training & Development opportunities on offer – this ranges from digital badges, in-house workshops and seminars hosted by world renowned subject matter experts.
- A great Refer-A-Friend (RAF) scheme in operation.
- Socials via ‘GOSH’: We love to celebrate events, our successes, recognise our colleagues for their contribution.
Graphic Design is central to LCCA’s DNA, and the role requires a skilled professional who can devise and deliver blended courses across platforms, engaging students to understand creativity through design and its varied applications in fashion, interior and business. The candidate will be inspiring students to deliver superior designs through challenging their vision in what contemporary graphic design consists of. The candidate must have an impeccable track record in successfully progressing students as well strong industry links that will enhance and enrich the blended nature of delivering graphic design courses.
The role relies on creating holistic approaches to teaching and learning within a business specialist area, ensuring that the experiences delivered will progress and retain students.
The ideal candidate
As the Course Director, you will be qualified to a degree level, and have extensive experience of leading and motivating a team of staff. You will have a great track record of teaching, developing curriculum including looking at learning resources and outcomes. You will have a keen eye in ensuring all quality processes are effectively followed and the courses are delivered to a high standard. You will work collaboratively with fellow Course Directors and the Academic Deans, in achieving LCCAs business objectives. Staff will look to you for leadership and support, while you will be entrusted with efficient quality control, resource management and a collaborative working approach.
This is also an opportunity for the role-holder to work with and assist the Academic Deans in this crucial curriculum area within the College. The role holder will be expected to engage in research and or professional practice to increase their subject, practice and pedagogic awareness. The role holder will also be expected to attract, recruit, and teach students in Business and to contribute to extra-curriculum activities, such as delivery of staff development programmes and other cross-College initiatives. The role-holder will focus on key subject specific disciplines within the Business degree and be responsible for the design, development and delivery of the modules linked to these disciplines.
The successful candidate will have a demonstratable teaching record of innovation and success in the classroom across all levels, programme design, creation of teaching materials and discipline expertise.
The role holder will be expected to engage in research and or professional practice/enterprise in subject-specific territories.
The candidate must have an impeccable track record in delivering student success as well as strong industry links that will enhance and enrich the blended nature of delivering on the Business Management course.
The postholder may have to teach across evenings and weekends, as determined and discussed at your interview matched against your preference, the workload and resource allocation and needs of the business.
Who we are:
Global University Systems (GUS) is an international network of higher education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications. At GUS, we’re focused on becoming one of the world’s most dynamic, inclusive and diverse education organisations! Our ambition is to engender a belief in learning for life and to stimulate growth through education. We foster in our students the spirit and the will to advance themselves and to thrive in their communities.
By joining GUS, you’ll be joining an industry leading global organisation that has a reach in over 150 different countries.!
Please note: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
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We acknowledge receipt of your resume for a position at LCCA and sincerely appreciate your interest in our company. We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications meet our requirements. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue for the next stage of the recruitment process. We wish you every success.
LCCA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.