London Screen Academy

Teacher of Film & TV (Animation)

Location
Highbury East, London (Greater)
Salary
£33,874 - £51,111 pa, depending on experience.
Posted
22 Apr 2024
Closes
08 May 2024
Job Level
Teacher
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a talented Film and Television (Animation) teacher for September 2024. We want you to inspire students to understand and love your subject, achieve outstanding results and help our students become equipped to join the screen industries or progress to higher education when they leave us. This role will be teaching across our Level 3 Vocational course for Post 16 students and is offered as a genuine alternative to A level Film & Media.

About the role

Teacher of Film & TV (Animation)

We are looking for a well-rounded, innovative and creative Film & Television (Animation) teacher with specialised experience in post-production to join an established department delivering an exciting holistic Film & Television Production course supported by major industry partners.

We are keen to hear from teachers with backgrounds in industry, as this course will have a strong industry focus with students working to create moving image work that is to industry standards.

Role Responsibilities will include:

  • Cultivate LSA’s Vision and embed its Values across every aspect of the school
  • Work closely with the Assistant Principal, Head of Department and other Film and TV Teachers to
    develop and teach the curriculum including schemes of work and assessment materials
  • Take on additional responsibilities within the department related to a curriculum area
  • Collaborate with LSA’s industry partners to provide learning experiences and opportunities that
    align with LSA’s Vision and Values
  • Regularly collect and use data and other contextual information to evidence student progress
    towards intended outcomes and engage with target setting, differentiation, monitoring and
    intervention
  • Take an honest and open approach to teaching practice and welcome opportunities for feedback
    and development
  • Play an active pastoral role as an Academy Tutor ensuring that our students emotional and social
    needs are met and that they feel part of our overall community
  • Engage with LSA Enrichment by providing opportunities for learning outside of the typical
    curriculum
  • Safeguard the wellbeing of all students

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree (Desirable)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (Desirable)

Experience

  • Able to provide evidence of high performance of successful Animation teaching/training across all ability ranges;
  • Experience of using data and other contextual information to inform practice;
  • Track record of achieving outstanding results;
  • Experience of working in a values driven environment (desirable).

Skills

  • Art and Design or Digital Media background;
  • Outstanding classroom practice with a proven record of ensuring the excellent progression across all abilities;
  • Passion for upcoming developments in digital technology;
  • Willingness to engage with high profile film industry partners and facilitate Master Classes;
  • Experience with animation software (Adobe Suite, Procreate, Toonboom, Maya, Blender);
  • Proficiency in 2D animation practice, theory and concepts including storyboarding, design, drawing and concept art;
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills;
  • Outstanding interaction skills;
  • Skilled at implementing a culture of high expectations and achievement;
  • An understanding of the importance of high quality feedback;
  • Confidence in differentiating for students with SEND;
  • Strong IT problem solving skills;
  • Able to innovate to achieve ambitious outcomes.

Characteristics

  • Takes a proactive approach to their professional work and regularly goes the extra mile;
  • Engaging and able to quickly build rapport with young people;
  • Passionate about using LSA’s Vision to deliver outstanding outcomes;
  • Able to establish good working relationships with staff, Trainees, parents and other relevant
    stakeholders including external agencies;
  • Takes an honest, respectful and empathetic approach to people and situations;
  • Willing to have a strong, open and honest relationship with colleagues;
  • A belief in the capacity for achievement in spite of circumstance;
  • A collaborative commitment to CPD and strengthening pedagogy; and
  • A strong aptitude for learning to continuously develop personally and professionally.

Applying to LSA

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, of any sexual or gender identity, neuro-diverse applicants, adults of any age or religious belief and encourage applications from people with a disability.

We are committed to diversifying the screen industries and increasing the diversity of our team is an important step towards this goal. We would especially welcome applicants who are from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups.

Closing Date: 12:00pm Midday, Wednesday 8th May 2024

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

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