Pottery Tutor (With technician hours) Gbp 28,000-36,000 pro rata, 7 Limes Pottery

  • 2nd March 2020
  • Part time
  • Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
  • Wendy Andrew info@7limes.co.uk

Earn your living with us working part time teaching classes, contributing to the development of the studio and the creativity of our customers. The role also includes some technician hours to provide a full days work. 7 Limes pottery is a professional pottery teaching South of Manchester City centre, that has been running for over 20 years.

Teaching responsibilities

Evening and/or daytime classes / Weekend workshops / Lesson plans, evaluating courses / Ensuring equipment and materials are ready for each class / Cleaning up before and after classes / Promoting 7 Limes Pottery classes and workshops to current and potential customers

Technician responsibiltieis

Loading and unloading kilns / Preparing & reclaiming clay / Glazing student work / Organising student work / Mixing up slips & glazes / Mould making / Studio maintenance / Managing shared studio users / Stock taking / Cleaning among other duties

Essential

Degree in ceramics or equivalent experience

Teaching qualification or equivalent experience, with a good understanding of teaching approaches and learning methods.

Must be able to throw on the wheel confidently and proficiently

Good communication skills, particularly verbal interpersonal skills

A good understanding of COSHH and the tasks required to maintain good health and safety in a ceramics studio environment

Must be able to lift items above 15 kg

DESIRABLE

Previous teaching experience in a ceramics studio

Excellent hand-building skills

An ability to encourage creativity in a class and give ideas that inspire students

The position is offered on a self-employed basis, ideally 2-3 days per week (0.5-0.6 full time hours). To begin with the hours will be less while you become accustomed to the studio and we can transition classes from current tutors. The job is very flexible, you would be able to work more hours if you wish.

We’re willing to accept applications from individuals who don’t meet the essential attributes, there will be free on-the-job training. Please let us know this is what you’re applying for in your application.

Please email us your CV and covering letter as to why you would like to work with us to:

info@7limes.co.uk, for more information tel Wendy Andrew 07527078853