Luminate Education Group

HE Lecturer Film & Screen Media (LUM417/284)

3 days left

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,829 - £30,405 per annum
26 May 2023
11 Jun 2023
Subject Area
Media Studies
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

About the Role

There are two posts available, 3 teaching days and 2 teaching days. These can be discussed during interview

The Creative Arts team at University Centre Leeds deliver a wide range of degrees in the visual and performing arts to over 300 students. We deliver practical creative programmes to prepare students to enter the creative industries.

There is a strong focus on developing the learners practical and creative skills, and their enterprising and employability skills helping them to grow as people to support their journey towards employment in the creative industries. All staff are involved in devising the curriculum in response to academic regulations and industry needs, as well as delivering and assessing modules.

We work closely as a team with a strong emphasis on mutual support. All staff are dedicated to the continuing evolution of the curriculum and have active personal practices to keep themselves up to date on developments in the worlds of education and industry.

What You Will Do

  • Plan, deliver and assess a variety of Film and Screen Media modules 

  • Create dynamic classes to develop students engagement with the programme

  • An ability to teach across multiple Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

  • Provide students with individual tutorials and study plans

  • Support multiple film and video projects across all levels of study

  • Create engaging and challenging skills development in a variety of film production areas

  • Support students with academic and professional development and autonomy

  • Support the development of the programme and produce materials for external activities

  • Participate in personal research and development, working toward your own professional knowledge and skill set

  • Assist in widening professional links and engagement with undergraduates

  • Contribute to the administrative duties of the programme, including external sampling and course development

  • Organise guest speakers and trips for students

About You

  • We are looking for a candidate who is creative, enthusiastic and forward thinking

  • The ideal candidate will work well as part of a team and be resilient and adaptable 

  • We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and would be happy working with people as well as being able to work independently when required

  • To have teaching experience, ideally within higher education

  • Have specialist knowledge in an area of production such as director, producer, cinematography, edit, sound 

  • Be committed in helping students achieve their potential and future career aspirations 

  • Have a passion for film, film theory and production

  • We are looking for an individual who likes to think differently about how stories are told

  • Ability to develop a leadership role in teaching


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

At University Centre Leeds, we provide a supportive higher education environment designed to promote and enhance independent learning. We have access to industry standard equipment unique to many of our subject areas. These range from our makeup studios to practical science labs. 

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. Choosing to work for University Centre Leeds means that you will be part of an inclusive and progressive learning environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to University Centre Leeds. 

We are proud to be the highest rated for student satisfaction in Leeds for the third year running (National Student Survey 2022).


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential.  Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.