Course Leader MA Documentary Film


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

31 July 2018 23:55

19 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 Documentary Film

The MA Documentary Film course resides within the Film and Television undergraduate and postgraduate programme portfolio that includes, BA (Hons) Film and Television, BA (Hons) Film Practice, BA (Hons) Live Events and Television Production, MA Film, MA Television, MA Screenwriting. In 2019, the programme introduces 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 as well managing curriculum delivery and development, assessment, quality and recruitment. The Course Leader will establish and enhance professional, academic and research partnerships. 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 these industries including: film, television, games, animation and sound; journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We are looking for an innovative practitioner/researcher with significant experience and knowledge of documentary filmmaking in both a professional and academic context.

You will be regarded as a leading authority, nationally and internationally within your own area. You will be familiar with a broad range of documentary films and understand the ways in which successful documentary proposals and films are developed and delivered.

You will have ability to engage students with key historic and theoretical issues relating to documentary 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 the research, creative, technical, ethical aspects of the documentary 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 documentary filmmaking.

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.