Warrington & Vale Royal College is looking to recruit a dedicated, inspirational and specialist Lecturer to teach Media and Photography.
We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and professional individual who can teach across a range of L1 to L5 courses - NCFE L1 & L2 Photography in addition to L1 – L5 BTEC Media. You will guide students to achieve excellent results through a variety of teaching and learning strategies. The successful candidate should have an up to date knowledge of the changes to vocational education and awarding bodies such as BTEC and NCFE.
Your skills will be broad and should include practical production techniques including camera, sound and lighting, post production techniques such as editing, motion graphics and visual effects, animation techniques, social media content production, web design and app development. Knowledge and experience in teaching film studies, media codes & conventions, scriptwriting techniques, storyboarding and pre-production processes.
In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.
This post offers an opportunity for a passionate teacher, with the skills and enthusiasm to motivate students, to work as part of a successful department within the College. You will be an enterprising teacher with ambition and drive, with the student experience at the heart of teaching and learning.
You will be educated to Degree level in Media Production or a related subject and have a high degree of industry practice. You will ideally have a recognised teaching qualification, or be willing to work towards a recognised teaching qualification. Through the Taking Teaching Further programme, the College is able to recruit applicants with industry experience to retrain as FE teachers. The programme will provide funding for the cost of the teacher qualification and full mentor support, provided by the College.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and Prohibition Checks.
Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.
The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.
`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners'
Warrington & Vale Royal 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.