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Course Leader MA Television


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Part time
School of Screen

31 July 2018 23:55

21 September 2018
£26,825 - £32,319 (pro rata to £44,708 - £53,865)

The Screen School at London College of Communication is looking to recruit a Course Leader to lead and manage academic delivery, development and student learning experience of the MA Television

The MA Television course resides within the Film and Television programme portfolio that includes the BA (Hons) Film and Television, BA (Hons) Film Practice, BA (Hons) Live Events and Television Production, MA Film, MA Documentary Film, MA Screenwriting. In 2019-20, the programme will also introduce a BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies and an (E)MBA for the Screen Industries.

The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to teaching and managing curriculum delivery and development, assessment, quality and recruitment. The appointed candidate will work under the direction of the Programme Director and alongside the other course leaders to deliver the course and contribute to School, College and University initiatives including research.  

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We are looking for a candidate with significant industry experience of programming and extensive knowledge of broadcast television in both professional and academic contexts.

Your professional experience will include script development, producing/directing, budgeting, multi-camera and single-camera operations and a range of programmes for both television and other platforms. You will have engaged with the commissioning processes for television programming, and understand the ways in which successful programme proposals are developed. 

You will have ability to engage students with key historic and theoretical issues relating to television studies and practice-based learning, be able to motivate students to think creatively, critically and carry their ideas into production, and offer constructive and timely feedback on research, creative, technical and business aspects of the television production process. You will demonstrate an ability to teach and motivate a diverse student population and guide them to further research or professional careers. You will promote relationships with professional organizations to provide students with access for networking, collaborative opportunities for research and employability.

You will demonstrate excellent administrative, managerial and organisational skills relevant to the requirements of course delivery and development within an academic, research and professional context, actively engage with student recruitment and possess good interpersonal skills with ability to lead, manage and work alongside full and part time staff. You will have relevant undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications and/or extensive practice in television production.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.