Pathway Leader BA (Hons) Photography

Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art was founded in 1856 years and remains a fiercely independent specialist, Higher Education Institution (HEI), with a dependable reputation for innovation and purposeful partnership. The College has a very strong regional profile and a growing national and international reputation. Any history of Plymouth would need to include the horizon, and we enjoy living at the edge here, midway between the moors and the open sea, with our heads and our hearts in expedition, discovery and experiment.

We are a distinctive, innovative and supportive learning community of practice, working in contemporary art, design and media.

The College offers a strong portfolio of higher education programmes which include undergraduate, foundation degree and postgraduate level programmes, as well as short and bespoke courses and services for creative business and creative apprenticeships.

We are a dynamic, innovative, forward thinking and altruistic community of artists, designers and educators on a scale that supports truly student-centred individual development and interdisciplinary dialogue, with a clear focus on post-college professional practice. We welcome a growing number of international students and draw upon a European art school tradition and ethos spanning over 150 years.

We are now looking for an exceptionally motivated and qualified practitioner who will help us to continue to realise our ambitious developmental agendas at regional, national and international levels.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Pathway Leader with responsibility for our BA (Hons) Photography award.

You will take a leading role in delivering, reviewing and shaping the BA (Hons) Photography programme, directing and managing a team of highly skilled and motivated staff, and help to enhance and raise the profile of photography for Plymouth College of Art, at regional, national and international levels.

You will:

  • Have a distinguished professional track record in the discipline and excellent awareness of the contemporary professional fields, their key trends and issues
  • Be proactive, inspirational and a highly motivated with demonstrable experience of innovative teaching and successfully planning and co-ordinating modules and/or programmes of study and teaching teams

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Closing Date: Friday 1 July 2016 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place Wednesday 13 July 2016

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment.

We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all communities.