Vacancies at Screen and Film School

Screen and Film School Birmingham: Head of Education

Reporting to: College Principal

Contractual Hours: 9:00AM-5:30PM Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week, some evening and weekend working will be required)

Person Specification

The post holder will be an experienced and highly motivated professional with a strong background in education, teaching and learning and educational systems.  They will be primarily responsible for the leadership, co-ordination, and delivery of all courses at Screen and Film School Birmingham, as well as line management responsibilities for both academic and support staff. The post holder will be directly accountable for the quality of curriculum delivery and for student success rates and progression by supporting, developing, and enhancing the teaching team.

You’ll need to be a team player who is used to working to tight deadlines, whilst ensuring staff and students alike are able to meet exacting standards of educational excellence. Strong communication skills are vital as is the support and interaction with other Screen and Film School sites, to ensure parity and compliance.  The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and willing to visit other colleges, for both support of existing programmes and the development of new programmes to ensure Screen and Film School stay at the forefront of filmmaking education.

Essential criteria

• Experience within education management (equivalent film/tv industry experience will be considered)
• Experience of working with Further and/or Higher Education institutions
• A degree qualification in a relevant subject area
• A teaching qualification (or a willingness to work towards)
• Excellent filmmaking skills and relevant industry experience
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
• Strong background in the delivery of outstanding teaching and learning
• Strong level of IT skills and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Ability to work with complex systems such as scheduling, timetabling and exams procedures
• Be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure
• Be able to successfully manage a varied workload

Desirable criteria

• Educated to MA level

To view a full job description and to apply please visit here

Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021



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