The Creative Arts and Technologies Department is a thriving and dynamic area which caters for over 500 students studying a range of A-level, vocational and enrichment courses in Media and Art. Staff/student relationships are positive and supportive, and staff have high expectations of all students. There is an excellent record of student achievement on all courses. Staff work closely together in supportive teams in the development of teaching materials, course planning and in the exchange of ideas, resources and teaching strategies. The department values a global approach to teaching about media, which addresses issues of power and inequality worldwide and the media's role in these phenomena.
The Media and Film courses offered by the department are:
A level Media Studies OCR
A level Film Studies OCR
BTEC Extended Certificate in Esports (new for September 2020)
Cambridge Technical Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice
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. Media and Film students have a record of producing outstanding film and print coursework and frequently win awards in regional and national competitions. The department benefits from well-resourced IT/Media facilities, including a bespoke esports room. Lessons take place in dedicated teaching rooms with excellent facilities for Photographic, Graphic and HD film and video editing. Students benefit from access to high quality video and digital filming cameras, and a range of software to enhance their production work. There are excellent facilities to access traditional and digital print making alongside photographic darkroom facilities, an editing suite and a television recording studio. The Department benefits from links with our onsite theatre, Central Studio, and a sound recording studio.
This is a full-time or part-time permanent post. The person appointed will teach across a range of courses depending on the needs of the department and the skills and experience of the person appointed. At this time we are looking to appoint an A level Film and Media specialist but an ability to contribute to BTEC courses would be desirable. The successful applicant will be able to make a real contribution to maintaining the quality of teaching and learning within the department. Ideally the candidate will have experience in delivering practical components as well as theory such as digital film making and editing, 2D game software design, 3D modelling, digital animation, and website design.
Closing date: Thursday 15 October 2020
Interview date: Wednesday 21 October 2020
Salary Scale: £24,765– £40,418 pa depending on experience
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.