Institute of Creativity and Innovation (ICI)

Learning and Teaching Lead

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Are you passionate about driving excellence, equality, and innovation in creative education?

We are seeking a talented and dedicated individual to join our team in beautiful, sub-tropical, South-East China. The Institute of Creativity and Innovation (ICI) is a dual-degree institute founded by the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) and Xiamen University (XMU). We’re located on XMU’s Zhangzhou campus, which boasts a park-like atmosphere, with mountains to the West, Amoy Bay and Xiamen to the North, and the South China Sea to the south. It’s a short commute to beautiful beaches, or the city of Xiamen, the multicultural centre of South-East China.

 We are seeking a talented and dedicated individual with a strong background in teaching and delivering creative education at the university level, including experience in curriculum development, assessment, quality assurance, and higher education in an international context. In addition, it is essential that you have experience leading the pedagogic development of academic staff, and possess in-depth knowledge of current professional, theoretical, and academic debates within the field of creative education pedagogy. Your ability to effectively communicate these concepts to various audiences and educational roles is crucial to success in this role.

Having a teaching qualification (PgCert, PgCAP, PGCE) is essential for this role and you will also be required to hold a minimum of D2 Fellowship from Advance HE (formerly FHEA).  

This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of ICI by supporting the professional development of passionate educators. You will be working alongside a team of dedicated educators, researchers, and professionals committed to excellence in learning and teaching and will have opportunities to contribute to the wider educational community, shaping curriculum and innovation in the field of creative education. 

 For an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Philip Lambert, UCA Director of the Institute of Creativity and Innovation at 


You will need to upload the following documents to complete the application process:

  • Your updated CV.
  • A cover letter addressing your suitability for the role (Please view the attached role profile/job description for reference)
  • Your portfolio and/or any other supporting documents that you believe would be beneficial (Optional)

Priority will be given to applicants with experience of working in the UK, or other countries where courses are taught in English.

Candidates must be able to meet the Chinese visa requirements. UCA will assist with obtaining a visa.

Interviews will be ongoing; this role will remain open until filled. 

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers, and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide. 

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Learning and Teaching Lead
300 Nanbin Avenue China Merchants Economic and Technological Development Zone Zhangzhou, China
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