Pottery Teacher/ Teaching Assistant

We are seeking skilled ceramics instructors with a passion for both pottery wheel techniques and hand-building methods to enhance our educational offerings. Ideal candidates should have beginner-level proficiency in wheel throwing, a thorough understanding of glazes and their applications, and be adept at various hand-building Techniques. Candidates are expected to possess a professional demeanor, appreciating the importance of the arts and its indispensable role in society.

Role and Responsibilities:

● Proficiency in wheel throwing, surface design, glazing, clay lifecycle, and hand-building techniques such as coil, pinch, and slab construction.

● Assist with the firing of student creations, including the efficient loading and unloading of kilns.

● Conduct preparations before sessions and manage cleanup operations afterwards.

● Ensure the ceramics studio remains tidy and well-organized.

● Address class-related queries from students and the local community.

● Teach through diverse demonstration methods to accommodate different learning styles.

Additional Duties/Responsibilities:

● Commitment to punctuality.

● Willingness to adapt to varying workloads as needed.

● Maintain a positive and respectful demeanor at all times.

● Demonstrate flexibility, excellent time management, and prioritization skills.

Basic Qualifications:

● A varied portfolio that reflects a wide array of ceramic techniques and styles.

● In-depth knowledge of pottery and ceramics, including proficiency with kilnoperation.

● Experience teaching individuals across various age groups and from diverse backgrounds.

● (Preferably) Previous experience in planning, managing, or coordinating art-related programs, though not mandatory.

Job Type: Part-time/ full time available 

Salary: £16.00-£25.00 per hour dependant on experience


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Certificate of Higher Education (preferred)


  • Ceramics: 3 years (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Woburn Sands (required)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Milton Keynes

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