Teacher in Media with Coordination Duties

Northampton College
Northampton [Northamptonshire]
£33,242 - £37,403 Per Year, (Dependent on skills, experience and qualifications)
25 Apr 2022 15:22
25 May 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Media Studies / Game Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Teacher in Media with Coordination Duties

About Northampton College 

Northampton College is proud to be the leading provider of further education in the South East Midlands region.  As a College, who have been rated by Ofsted as ‘good’ with outstanding features, we are committed to developing the professional and technical skills of our students, who are the workforce and leaders of the future. 

The Team 

The Media Team are very proud to support Northampton College’s culture of high standards, an inclusive working and learning environment, and a professional committed workforce who are focussed on supporting our students to achieve the best they possibly can. Staff work collaboratively on projects throughout the year and are able to work flexibly, responding to change positively as and when it occurs.  

The Role 

This is an opportunity to join a highly successful teaching team, utilising some of the best resources available following a significant multi-million pound investment in a new TV studio and control room. The successful applicant will be responsible for running our Level 3 Creative Media Production (TV & Film) course which attracts approximately 60-70 students each year. Joining a highly collaborative teaching team you will be delivering the UAL specification, building both the student’s practical skills as well as developing their core skills in research, planning and evaluating their work. You will be a key member of the team and will work closely with the curriculum manager on developing the strategic direction of the department and supporting the development of the area by carrying out activities such as organising end of year shows and incorporating industry specialists within the curriculum.  

The Successful Candidate 

The successful candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, abilities and qualities will include: 

  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects and/or Photoshop 

  • Experience in operating technical equipment for media production and operating in a live studio environment 

  • A track record of Good or Outstanding teaching  

  • Experience running courses with large cohorts and supporting students to successful outcomes 

Rewards and Benefits include:

  • 53 days annual leave, comprising 42 personal days, pro rata (1 September – 31 August), including 8 bank holidays and 3 closure days. The College reserves the right to designate up to 3 closure days per holiday year  

  • Discounts through membership of the NUS, ranging from Student Prime (Amazon), to eating out, fashion, beauty, entertainment, technology and travel 

  • Eligible to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit scheme including an employer contribution rate of 23.68%) 

  • Access to continued professional development 

  • Free car parking and facilities for electric car charging 

  • Gym facilities 

  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Support Helpline  

  • Enhanced maternity/shared parental and paternity schemes 

  • Paid Compassionate Leave - up to five working days paid absence (in a rolling twelve-month period) on compassionate grounds in the event of bereavement or serious illness of a close relative)  

If you would like to be a part of our successful team please go to https://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk/working-for-us.html for further details on how to apply.  

Job share will be considered for this post  

This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check