Technical Services


£10,002 – £10,857

(2 days per week, 34 weeks, term-time only)


The Royal College of Art is the world’s most influential institution of university status devoted to the study of art, design, humanities and communication and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, practice and research. The facilities and technical equipment on offer at the College are amongst the best of their kind in the world, supporting students in their explorations of the creative possibilities of the new and the traditional, and the interplay between them.  As Specialist Technical Instructor in Fashion Footwear, you will be responsible for providing technical support and advice across a number of leather, stitch, pattern making and moulding processes.


You will have significant specialist knowledge in processes, techniques and skills relating to the subject of men’s & women’s Footwear and their construction. You must be able to demonstrate these skills through a variety of inductions, masterclasses and the preparation of learning materials. The role includes taking responsibility for ordering specialist supplies and general day-to-day running of the studio and maintenance of equipment therein. You will be a confident communicator and demonstrator, with excellent problem solving skills. Experience of working in higher education, preferably with postgraduate students, would be an advantage.

For further information and an application form please visit our website www.rca.ac.uk/vacancies or e-mail the HR at hr@rca.ac.uk.  Alternatively please write to the HR Assistant, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU or telephone 020 7590 4148.


Closing date: Thursday 28th May 2015

The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer and Stonewall Diversity Champion