Teacher of A Level Media and / or A Level Film Studies
(Full-time or Part-time, Fixed -Term Contract Maternity Cover)
Media Studies and Film Studies sit within the Creative Arts and Technologies Department, which is a thriving and dynamic area catering for over 500 students studying a range of A-level, vocational and enrichment courses in Media, Art & Esports. Staff have high expectations of all students and working relationships are positive and supportive. There is an excellent record of student achievement on all courses. The Department has a reputation for encouraging students to thrive and challenge themselves, and we take the same approach with our staff who will always be supported in their endeavours. Staff work closely together in planning the delivery of courses, developing teaching materials and exchanging ideas, resources and teaching strategies. Links with the local community, schools and employers are good and the department takes every opportunity to enrich the students’ experience through educational visits. The department is also supported by two creative art technicians.
The media courses offered by the department are:
❖ A level Media Studies
❖ A level Film Studies
❖ Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in Creative Media Practice
The department has recently benefited from significant upgrading of our already well-resourced Media and Film facilities and a £300,000 investment in a new bespoke esports arena. Lessons take place in dedicated teaching rooms with excellent facilities for photographic, graphic, HD film and video/sound editing and a brand new studio space. Students benefit from access to high quality video and digital filming cameras and multimedia suites of computers with access to the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Innovation in teaching approaches is very much welcomed and supported. Media and Film students have a record of producing outstanding film and digital print coursework and frequently win awards in regional and national competitions.
The aim of the department is to enrich the learning experience of our students by delivering the syllabus in a manner which is contemporary, varied and challenging. The department benefits from its interdisciplinary approach which encourages cross-department collaborative learning.
Start Date: 20th February 2023 – August 2023 Fixed Term Contract (Permanent depending on Student Intake)
Queen Mary's College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.