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Job Opportunity: Ceramics Technician

Scottish Sculpture Workshop are looking for a new Ceramics Technician to lead and run our recently renovated studio.

Closing date: 7 Apr 2023

Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) are looking for a new Ceramics Technician to lead and run our recently renovated studio set up to support contemporary artists, makers and local people. This is a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic about facilitating artists and makers to work through their ideas in clay in experimental and contemporary ways. The successful candidate should be skilled in a wide range of ceramics processes and have a strong commitment to accessibility and supporting people from a wide range of backgrounds, identities and lived experiences.

This is a rare opportunity to manage the ceramics studio as well as feed into and support the development of the programme in this area. We are particularly keen to recruit someone who is excited by experimenting with clay and ceramic processes and who has a proven track record of facilitating artists practice and ideas.

Job Title: Ceramics Technician
Salary: £23,000 – £27,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience, valid certifications and training 
Pension: 5% pension contribution
Contract: 0.8 (4 days per week) fixed term for 2 years includes working some weekends and evenings as required
Reporting to: Director 
Holiday: 22 days + 10 bank holiday (10 days bank holidays to be taken over the set winter closure in December/ January).
TOIL: Overtime is paid through TOIL which must be outlined and agreed in advance with line managers.
Place of work: SSW, Lumsden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Use of workshops: Access to the workshops and facilities for your own art projects with prior arrangement from the Director.

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Scottish Sculpture Workshop
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AB54 4JN
01464 861372
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