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Job Summary

We are seeking a skilled Potter and Ceramics Artisan who will be responsible for creating functional and decorative clay products. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in clay preparation, sculpting, glazing, firing, and have a passion for teaching pottery to young learners.

  • Minimum Qualification: Unspecified
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Location: Joska along Kangundo Road

Salary Range: Ksh:40,000 per month


Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Potter and Ceramics Artisan who will be responsible for creating functional and decorative clay products. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in clay preparation, sculpting, glazing, firing, and have a passion for teaching pottery to young learners.


Responsibilities:

Clay Preparation: Mix the right proportions of water and clay to achieve the desired texture for moulding and sculpting.

Sculpting: Utilize both the throwing wheel device and hand-building skills to raise and shape clay into various functional and ornamental items such as vases, bowls, and mugs.

Glazing: Demonstrate a high level of skill in glazing to ensure both the protection and aesthetic appeal of the clay products.

Firing: Operate an electric kiln efficiently to perfectly fire the produced clay items, ensuring durability and quality.

Teaching: Share knowledge and passion for pottery by providing engaging and informative sessions to young learners during school trips.


Skills Needed:

Attention to Detail: Ability to achieve complex pattern designs and intricate details in pottery items.

Creativity: Innovative thinking to create aesthetically pleasing and unique pottery designs.

Patience: Commitment to producing high-quality pottery through careful and precise craftsmanship.

Hand-Eye Coordination: Precision and coordination for working with clay and various tools to create high-quality materials.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal communication skills to effectively train and engage visitors and learners.

Language Proficiency: Fluent in both English and Kiswahili.

Fine Arts Knowledge: Understanding of the theory and techniques in fine arts, including music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture, would be considered an added advantage.

If you are a passionate and skilled Potter and Ceramics Artisan with a commitment to excellence in both craftsmanship and teaching, we invite you to join our creative team. 


Apply now to be a part of our dynamic and inspiring environment.


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