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Course Leader - Fashion Marketing

Closing date
2 Nov 2021

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Course Leader in Fashion Marketing

Higher Education (HE)

London, West End



Circa £43,920 - £52,070 per annum, subject to qualifications and experience

The Fashion Retail Academy (Ofsted outstanding) is a unique, industry led college. Founded by retail giants, we offer a range of exclusive Fashion courses with unparalleled industry involvement to ensure our students gain the skills and contacts needed to successfully progress to employment.

Supported by and working closely with over 130 fashion brands, we offer a wide range of specialist fashion Diploma, Degree and Short courses, many of these exclusive to the FRA, for students of all ages with start dates throughout the year. Our courses are developed to provide our students with a combination of in-depth Fashion Retail knowledge and hands-on practical work experience in the industry. Most of our full-time courses offer our students a guaranteed work placement with a major high street brand, ensuring our graduates leave with a wide range of skills and experience and the fastest route into work.

To support our ambitious and on-going expansion and diversification plans, we have an exciting opportunity available for suitably qualified and experienced academic to join our expanding Higher Education team as a Course Leader in Fashion Marketing and Communication.

The Course Leader will undertake the operational management, planning, organisation and delivery of a course, ensuring every student receives the highest quality of teaching, learning and feedback, successfully preparing them for roles in industry. As an expert in their field, they will advise and guide the FRA on the latest industry changes, ensuring their course stays current and fit for purpose, as well as taking a lead role in the creation and delivery of new courses.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the fashion industry, its structure, key functions and the factors affecting its development and sustainable success.

Your specialist skills must align with the FRA's subject areas including: Fashion Marketing and Communication, Performance Marketing, Marketing Strategy.

Good knowledge of the other specialist areas through teaching in HE and working within the Fashion and Retail Industry is also desirable.

This role is designed for a subject matter expert, who is passionate about delivering a highly industry relevant and student centred curriculum. The successful candidate will have strong operational management skills and a good understanding of quality assurance, teaching and learning best practice, ensuring they personally adopt these, as well as ensuring the consistent demonstration of these within their course team. You must have excellent supervisory skills, and the ability to lead, motivate and collaborate with course team members to ensure the effective development and delivery of the module.

You must have advanced knowledge and previous experience of teaching and curriculum development within a Higher Education environment as well as substantial and relevant fashion industry professional experience. Ideally you will have a degree in Fashion Business, Marketing, Retail or Management or a related subject. The successful candidate will have excellent IT, digital and data analytical skills. A thorough understanding of safeguarding and student support issues is also required for the role.

The FRA works to create the best imaginable learning journey and be at the forefront of delivering a tailored and forward-looking curriculum for every learner.

In return for your expertise, drive and passion for educating a new generation of professionals and influencing the industry superstars of tomorrow, we offer support in developing your teaching practice in a vibrant environment, working alongside an innovative and supportive team of academics, industry entrepreneurs and dual industry professionals.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic and expanding environment to further develop your career, then we would love to hear from you!

For more information about us and this role, visit our website and refer to the job description and supporting documentation available to download.

How to apply: Please create an account and click Start Application to apply.

Closing Date: On-going. Please note we will be reviewing applications as and when they come in, so early application is advised.

Please contact our Recruitment team at for further information or an informal chat about this campaign.
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