• Location: Aberystwyth, SY23 3BP
  • Salary Type: Hourly
  • Salary: £21.49 - £39.30 / hour
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 16 July, 2024 12:00 AM

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Lecturer in Lighting and Production

Coleg Sir Gar

Salary: £21.49 - £39.30 / hour

Lecturer in Lighting and Production
Application Deadline: 16 July 2024

Department: Performing Arts

Employment Type: Part Time

Location: Aberystwyth Campus

Reporting To: Head of Aberystwyth

Compensation: £21.49 - £39.30 / hour

DescriptionThe Board of Directors of Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion are committed to appointingthe very best staff who achieve excellence in their work. Working to the values and behaviours that underpin the strategic plan and business of the institution, the College seeks staff that display creativity and innovation, whilst driving their own performance, and the performance of others.

The Faculty of Creativity and Skills at Coleg Ceredigion is looking to appoint a dynamic, forward thinking Lighting and Production Lecturer on the Aberystwyth Campus. The Theatre Technical Lecturer is responsible for delivering high-quality education and training in technical theatre production to Level 3 UAL Performing Arts students. This role involves designing and implementing a Level 3 Technical and Production curriculum, assessing student performance, and providing support and guidance to students pursuing careers in theatre production.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design and deliver engaging and comprehensive lessons in technical theatre production, including lighting, sound, set design, stage management, and production planning;
  • Develop and update course materials, ensuring they are current and aligned with industry standards and qualifications;
  • Incorporate practical, hands-on training opportunities and theoretical knowledge in the curriculum;
  • Assess student work, providing constructive feedback and guidance to support their academic and professional development;
  • Monitor and report on student progress, identifying areas for improvement and implementing appropriate interventions;
  • Offer one-on-one support and mentoring to students, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment;
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in technical theatre production;
  • Build and maintain relationships with industry professionals and organisations to provide students with networking opportunities and real-world insights;
  • Participate in professional development activities to enhance teaching skills and subject knowledge;
  • Maintain a safe and organised learning environment, ensuring all equipment and materials are properly maintained and used in accordance with health and safety regulations;
  • Supervise students during practical sessions, ensuring safe working practices and adherence to industry standards;
  • Coordinate with other faculty and staff to support collaborative projects and cross-disciplinary learning opportunities;
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, grades, and other required documentation;
  • Participate in departmental meetings and other college activities as required;
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the technical theatre program through feedback and innovative ideas.

Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseEssential Criteria:
  • B.A. in Technical Theatre, Theatre Production, or a related field
  • GCSE English & Maths at minimum Grade C or O Level equivalent
  • Strong ability to convey technical concepts to students with varying levels of experience and knowledge. Excellent communication and presentation skills
Desirable Criteria:
  • Teaching qualification
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Appropriate Health & Safety training (or willingness to undertake appropriate training)
  • Proficiency in lighting design, sound engineering, set construction, and stage management. Familiarity with industry-standard software and equipment

Welsh Language Requirements:

  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 3/4
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 3/4
See detailed language descriptions attached.

Persons are welcome to apply for posts in Welsh and applications made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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  • You will receive 46 days holiday, plus bank holidays and five closure days which totals at 59 days holiday per year.
  • Extremely generous pension scheme with employer contributions of 23.68%.
  • Award-winning professional learning and development programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Online and instore retail discounts