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Jonathan Lever

Jake Lever Jonathan (Jake) Lever - Assistant Professor

Tel: 02476 523214
Room: WA 1.05d
Email: J.R.Lever@warwick.ac.uk

Jake has wide experience of teaching Art and Design as a former Head of Art in a Midlands Academy and as Head of Community Arts at a large Specialist Visual Arts College. He is also experienced in museum and gallery education, developing innovative programmes in close collaboration with primary, special and secondary schools, gaining national recognition.

He is passionate about the role of the arts in education and seeks to equip the next generation of teachers to become persuasive advocates for the arts, and excellent classroom practitioners.

Jake combines his work as a Teaching Fellow and Subject Lead for Art and Design at Warwick with a freelance career as a professional artist and educator. He exhibits his work regularly, leads professional development opportunities and manages participatory arts projects for a wide range of clients nationally, both within the education sector and beyond.

 Academic Interests and Teaching and Learning Specialisms

The role of the arts in Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development in schools

  • Offsite learning in the visual arts
  • Boys’ engagement in the visual arts curriculum
  • Continuing Professional Development and the development of subject pedagogy for in-service teachers

 Other Positions

FRSA - Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts