Print Studio Traineeship Saturdays
londonprintstudio is a not-for-profit organisation that provides educational resources in the graphic arts for artists, community organisations, education institutions and the public.
londonprintstudio provides a wide-range of services to artists and the public including:
- gallery exhibitions and education programmes
- open-access to printmaking and computer graphics facilities
- courses and training programmes
- innovative education projects
- volunteer traineeship programme
- digital services
- editioning projects
We are making a traineeship available, suitable for a recent art graduate, or current student interested in gaining experience in our printstudio. The trainee will develop their training and teaching skills by working alongside our professional trainers on our range of Saturday courses.
Our printstudio offers open access sessions in our fully-equipped, purpose built facilities.We also offer a wider range of print making courses.
The person we are looking for : enthusiastic, hard working
and motivated art or design graduate (or with equivalent experience) with a particular interest in printmaking and teaching assistance. Candidate must be fluent in English with good communication skills.
A six month traineeship providing invaluable experience in teaching assistance and supporting the day to day running of a print studio. This position provides practical work experience and skills appropriate to the teaching of printmaking courses and coordination and running of an open access artist’s resource. The trainee will assist tutors on courses and with the day-to-day running of londonprintstudio open access facilities. This traineeship is one day a week on a Saturday.
Aims of the traineeship:
The aim of our Saturday programme is to provide trainee volunteers with experience of working in a professional arts organisation,developing their training and other transferable skills by supporting course participants on courses.
The training programme will include:
- Developing an understanding course teaching and one to one training
- Developing customer care skills in assisting visitors and resource users
- Learning about stock control and distributing materials
- Learning about equipment and resource maintenance in a professional studio
- Learning to work in a team
- Learning basic admin skills
The trainee will receive a travel and food expenses budget for one day per week. In addition you will receive a voucher permitting use of londonprintstudio’s open access facilities (in line with studio rules). The trainee will not be able to use the facilities on their scheduled training days. The cost of materials is not included.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a CRB check.
Application forms and Monitoring Forms can be downloaded below:
Application Form – Saturdays 2018
Monitoring Form 2018
Print Studio Traineeship Application and Monitoring Forms should be completed and returned to email@example.com Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.
Deadline for return of application form: Wednesday 24th January by midnight
Interviews: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Start date: ASAP