JOB OPPORTUNITY :

SENIOR CERAMICS TECHNICIAN

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: SUNDAY 5TH JUNE 5PM

About THE POST

Opportunity for an experienced and highly skilled technician with a minimum of 5 years prior experience in a similar role.  Principal Aims of the Post:

• Assisting with the smooth day-to-day functioning of Dundee Ceramics Workshop. Working as part of a team with the board of directors, committee, and general members, clearly communicating any ideas, opportunities, issues, or challenges.

• Provide training for Junior/ Trainee technician staff, including kiln use, health and safety procedures, glazing and other ceramics techniques, and any other training mutually agreed between technicians, board, and committee. 

• Upkeep of DCW Technical Facilities to ensure our workshop and equipment are well maintained, meeting health and safety standards.

• Facilitating access to our workshop by overseeing health and safety induction training, providing technical advice and support to enable DCW volunteers, staff, and general members to work independently.

ABOUT DUNDEE CERAMICS WORKSHOP 

Dundee Ceramics Workshop is an open access ceramics studio in Dundee. We provide opportunities for anyone inspired to play with clay, from complete beginners to practicing artists. Established in 2016 by members of Tin Roof Arts Collective.  Tin Roof was founded in 2010 by graduates of DJCAD, the collective’s intent was to provide a space for artists and the wider creative community to work and collaborate. Between 2010 and 2016 Tin Roof were based on Bellfield Street in a large industrial warehouse where they provided studio space for nearly 100 artists, a wood workshop and two exhibition spaces. 

In 2016 Tin Roof relocated to Milne’s East Wynd and launched Dundee Ceramics Workshop, providing facilities, classes, kiln hire, and 1-1 tuition for ceramic artists and enthusiasts. In 2019 the workshop doubled in size when it moved to Wasps Meadow Mill, enabling the collective to offer studio space for rent again in the form of four small units for ceramic artists. In 2021 our workshop doubled in size again, as we acquired a second studio in Meadow Mill which became our dedicated teaching studio. 

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE HERE

If you have any difficulty downloading the job description, or if you have any queries about the post please get in touch via email: info@dundeeceramicsworkshop.com

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a CV and Cover Letter to info@dundeeceramicsworkshop.com
Your cover letter should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the person specification and why you feel you would be a good fit for the role. Please note you must meet the essential criteria, we recommend you approach the criteria systematically and outline exactly how you meet each individual requirement.


Deadline: Sunday 5th June, 5pm.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

Available here.

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