The Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (WdKA/RUAS), offers a variety of bachelor and master programmes in the field of visual culture, art, design, education in arts, and leisure management.
The curriculum of the Willem de Kooning Academy is founded in an interdisciplinary ethos through the Autonomous, Social and Commercial Practices. The Majors are the entry point of study for all Bachelor students; the Practices the interdisciplinary research contexts in the second half of the Bachelor programs; and the highly unique Stations (advanced workshops focused on Research through Making) complete the three pillars of the institute.
At the moment we are looking for:
Study Career Coach at WdKA (0.4 fte)
Deadline for applications: May 25, 2022
Study Career Coaches
Study Career Coaches (SCC's) in Art & Design at the WdKA work with the students throughout their bachelor programs.
The SCC curriculum aims to make students aware of their own growth and helps them to acquire the ability to manage their own (study) careers in the rapidly changing world of art & design. The SCC curriculum typically encompasses interactive group sessions, group and individual assignments and individual talks.
Among other things the SCC's coach the students in their competence development, sustainable study and work strategies, talent exploration, reflection & articulation of (learning) goals and curriculum & career decision making .
At the same time SCC's act as confidential advisors in the event of professional questions and personal doubts along individual study paths.
We are looking for a Study Career Coach for several bachelor design courses:
who has experience working in the educational or cultural sector
who is empathetic, respectful and observant.
who has good organizational, communicative and interpersonal skills
who has a capacity to handle and act upon large amounts of diverse information.
who can work independently in a role that requires great connectivity in a complex educational institute
We warmly welcome applicants from underrepresented, minority, or non-conforming communities. The staff and students of the Willem de Kooning Academy make a diverse group of people, not just in terms of practice profiles but also in terms of culture, gender, and ethnicity.
EU/ECC work authorization
A good command of verbal and written English (Dutch is a plus)
The Willem de Kooning Academy/Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool Rotterdam) offers you a temporary contract as a teacher. The salary range is HBO-CAO scale 10 (€ 2.902,39 to € 4.393,81 gross per month for full-time employment), exclusive of 8% holiday pay and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
NB At Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences you start as an inexperienced teacher in salary scale 10. This is the starting position in your career as a teacher. You can progress to core lecturer, university lecturer and senior lecturer. For this development it is necessary that you have a master's degree at the next step.
All staff members of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences must be able to submit a Certificate of Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag, VOG) issued by the Dutch Minister of Justice and Security.
WdKA likes to invest in motivated and well-trained employees. Working at WdKA means that you can use time and facilities (via unlimited access to our Stations) for professionalization. To further your pedagogical and coaching development you will be encouraged to undertake both team- and individual courses offered by MwdKA and Hogeschool Rotterdam.
You may avail of a Hogeschool Rotterdam discount on your healthcare via Achmea and participate in a solid pension scheme.
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences works with a limited travel reimbursement (maximum of 20 km for a one-way trip).
All documents (CV and motivation letter) should be written in English.
The selection procedure will take place in two phases. A short list of applicants will be drawn based on CV and letter of motivation, followed by interviews.
Informal enquiries about the position can be directed to Daniella Hefter, Coordinator of Study Career Coaches
Deadline for applications: May 25th 2022