Fashion Studio Construction Lecturer - Independent Contractor (July 2018 to December 2018) - FSC-IC-DBN
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Vega School - Durban Campus

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice Principal - Teaching & Learning

Job Purpose:

Students learn to interpret concepts through constructing patterns and garments, gaining knowledge of construction principles and techniques in the process. They develop their pattern construction and sewing skills and are introduced to the principles of grading.


Masters in Fashion Design (MA or MTech) OR Masters in Fashion Production (MTech) OR Masters in Consumer Science (MCom) OR An Honours in Fashion Design OR Honours in Fashion Production OR Honours in Consumer Science.
A professional portfolio is required that demonstrates advanced garment and pattern construction and pattern grading skills. Candidate must be competent in constructing corsets and evening wear.

Work Experience:

Prior teaching or tutoring experience in garment construction, sewing and/or pattern construction and pattern grading is an advantage.
Should ideally have experience working as a garment technologist or have made garments for clients, although not essential
Should ideally have experience working as a pattern maker/technologist or have made patterns for a designer or clients.

Key Performance Area:

Lecturing and academic delivery to ensure students are guided and supported in their learning to achieve module outcomes.

Working Conditions:

  • Campus Environment

Equity Statement:

  • Preferably equity candidate.


Please note that ONLY candidates who meet the requirements will be considered for this role. Only successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of applying. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of applying consider your application unsuccessful.