Teacher of A Level & BTEC Media, Basingstoke

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Queen Mary's CollegeBasingstoke

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £23,396 – £38,748 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Situated in 23 acres of leafy grounds, Queen Mary’s College is an inclusive, vibrant and high achieving sixth form college with a fantastic reputation both locally and nationally. Following Ofsted’s latest inspection in 2016, The National School and College Performance Tables not only identify Queen Mary’s College as one of the best in the region, but it also places it in the top 5% of all A Level providers across the country.

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, ICT and Art. Staff have high expectations of all students and working relationships are positive and supportive. There is an excellent record of student achievement on all courses. Staff work closely together in planning the delivery of courses, developing teaching materials and exchanging ideas, resources and teaching strategies. The department values an approach to teaching Media which addresses issues of power and inequality worldwide and the media's role in these phenomena. 

The courses offered by the department are:-

  • A Level Media Studies 
  • A Level Film Studies
  • Cambridge Technical Level 2 Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production
  • BTEC NQF Level 3 Extended Certificate and Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Production 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate and Extended Diploma in ICT

The department has recently benefitted from significant upgrading of our already well-resourced IT/Media facilities. Lessons take place in dedicated teaching rooms with excellent facilities for photographic, graphic, 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 including Premiere, After-Effects, Photoshop, Stencyl and Blender. Media and Film students have a record of producing outstanding film and print coursework and frequently win awards in regional and national competitions. 

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. The Department benefits from its links with the Central Studio, (onsite Theatre) with music practice rooms and a sound recording studio. There are excellent facilities to access traditional and digital print making alongside photographic darkroom facilities, an editing suite and a television recording studio. 

Wherever possible, we can offer flexibility in the subjects to be taught, taking into account your personal experience, skills and preferences. As a Personal Tutor, you will also motivate, monitor, support and guide students’ academic progress through regular one-to-one consultations.

Whether you’re experienced or newly qualified, you should be an inspiring teacher with a good working knowledge of recent post-16 curriculum developments. A willingness to contribute to the development of course materials for courses offered by the department is also essential.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website www.qmc.ac.uk or contact jobs@qmc.ac.uk Alternatively, you can call Sally-Anne Spooner, HR Director on 01256 417524.

Closing date: Noon, Monday 21 May 2018. 

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

The College actively promotes equalities, diversity, inclusion and safeguarding for all.
A member of the Wessex Group of Colleges.


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More about Queen Mary's College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1256 417500
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