New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College and Redbridge College. All colleges in the group are graded Good by Ofsted, and our 3-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £67m, 20,000 students and 1000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.
Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.
East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.
Media Technician (0.44 term-time only)
Tower Hamlets Campus
£22,376 per annum (full time equivalent)
We are looking to recruit a Poplar-based media technician for media and interactive programmes. Prior experience or training within the media & design industries is essential, as is an understanding of media production and creative production processes including VT editing, Adobe software, and traditional Microsoft applications. Experience of camera-work and 3D design software is an advantage.
The successful applicant will play an active role in the department ensuring high standards of support for creative and IT teams. She/he will ensure that all equipment is used safely and maintained to a high standard.
The applicant will be responsible for maintaining studio spaces and IT suites in conjunction with our IT services team. The applicant will be able to operate SLR cameras, mobile sound recording equipment and basic mobile lighting for video, and have an understanding of the technical and aesthetic elements of media, interactive, and film & TV production. Candidates should have understanding of computer-based post-production and/ or multimedia software. We have a strong preference for industry experience in interactive media, moving image making or post-production.
Applicants will be expected to undertake regular technical skills sessions with groups of students as part of their programme of study, to help facilitate practical and technical learning.
Applicants will be IT literate, proactive, able to use their initiative and good attention to detail. Applicants will have experience of equipment maintenance and PAT, have strong problem solving and technical skills.
Applicants with suitable training (e.g. recent graduates) may be considered for this post. The ‘demonstrator’ element of this role is a key function, and this post will suit an individual with longer-term aspirations to become a qualified teacher. Applicants with specialisms in one area only (e.g. media) may apply but would be expected to have sufficient understanding to undertake the role immediately and undertake any specialist training as required.
New City College - London 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.