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Teacher of Media (Vocational)

Barton Peveril Sixth Form CollegeEastleigh, Hampshire

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative, energetic and innovative teacher to work in the Media, Culture and Technology department. We are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner that can further enhance the subject specialist team and continue to inspire the students within the area.

As a Teacher in the department, you will work within a successful team of 10 teachers delivering a range of courses including Media (Creative and Digital Technologies) Diploma, Media (Production) Diploma, IT, Level 2 Media, A Level Media and Film Studies A Level. There are over 700 students that study within the department.

You will have the skillset and adaptability to deliver both examined content and portfolio-based materials with a strong emphasis on developing the individual student. You will also have the ability to inspire and develop others and be dedicated to raising the standard of teaching and using a range of strategies to deliver continued success.

Ideally, you would have a strong technical and vocational background with an adaptable skillset across the creative disciplines. Within the department, we have pathways that include video production, digital design, gaming and animation. A passion and knowledge across these subject areas and an enthusiasm to make learning exciting for students is a key attribute. Good knowledge of the CTEC curriculum would be advantageous, as well as an excellent understanding of creative software, particularly the Adobe Suite and other creative applications such as Blender.

The department is growing, particularly in the Creative vocational pathways. Students across all subjects have access to dedicated classrooms with relevant software and are supported by a Technician. Within the department we also have two study spaces for independent learning. There is also a large TV/Photography Studio on site and a Radio Suite with live broadcasts on community radio station Unity 101 weekly. As a department we are committed to providing a safe and engaging space where students want to contribute to the wider College and community.

Applications from newly qualified teachers are welcomed and, if successful, we would support an NQT with a contract for the full NQT year.

We would advise you that posts advertised to start in September 2021 actually commence with student enrolment on 31 August 2021. Teaching staff are required to work this day but should you have an existing commitment please make this clear on your application and we will honour it.

Why work at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College?

Students and staff praise the friendly, lively and modern community in which we work. We also offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including:

  • Pension schemes for both teachers and support staff
  • 24 days' (pro rata for part time) annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays for support staff
  • Commitment to staff health and wellbeing
  • Wide range of learning and development opportunities for staff
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Free on-site parking and bike sheds

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Closing date: 11:59pm on Sunday 18 April 2021

Interview date: Friday 30 April 2021

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date.

Barton Peveril College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

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