Sessional Lecturer - Photography

Job Type
Job Category
Art, Design & Media
Employment Basis
Sessional, Part-time
Central Campus, Pelham Street
Hourly Rate
24.87 - 33.39 per hour
Closing Date
Post No

Job Description

Sessional hours - approximately 3 hours per week, with some variable hours depending on business need.

Based at the Central Campus, Brighton

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated sessional lecturer in Photography to teach on our highly popular and successful UAL Photography courses within the Creative Industries department at Brighton Metropolitan College.

  • UAL Awarding body Level 3 Diploma course in Art & Design (Photography)
  • UAL Awarding body Level 3-4 Foundation & Extended Diploma course in Art & Design (Photography)

 Brighton MET College is a University of the Arts awarding body centre delivering the full suite of creative qualifications ( and Design / ) which support the departmental vision for learners to develop independence of practice through practical and reflective study.

Our Photography courses focus on the development of technical skills, research skills, idea generation, visual communication, critical thinking, evaluative & reflective skills, design concepts and the creative use of technology.

Students cover a wide range of specialist Photography skills including:

  • Digital and analogue camera usage
  • Dark room techniques
  • Creative image making inputs: cyanotype.
  • Professional studio lighting: Portrait/ still life/ fashion.
  • Editing using programmes such as Adobe Photoshop/ Light room
  • Web design.
  • Production research, planning & post production
  • Contextual research.

Brighton and Hove is an important centre for the Creative Industries and we are looking for a forward thinking individual with experience of technical, practical & research based Photography teaching.

The candidate should have proven experience of delivering outstanding teaching and learning and be highly committed to working with, motivating and inspiring young people who have ambitions to work in Photography and the Creative Industries.

The role involves the delivery of specialist Photography skills, the assessment of student work, feedback to students, monitoring of student progress and all associated administration.

This role requires a high level of professional knowledge, experience and understanding of the subject area, along with a relevant degree.

Interviews will be held during early September 2019

For further details of this role please click on the Job Description above.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications and you must complete our online application form to be considered for this position.


From 1 April 2017 Northbrook College and City College Brighton have merged and become the Greater Brighton Metropolitan College. This will provide new, exciting opportunities for both our staff and students, building on our shared values of ambition, diversity, inclusivity, community and creativity.

The college is committed to the safeguarding of learners and vulnerable adults and promotes the welfare of all students and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and any overseas checks where necessary.

The college is a Disability Confident employer and promotes diversity and inclusion.

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