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Tutor of Media A-Level

Reference: NOV20231204
Expiry date: 2023-12-01 09:00:00.000
Location: Sim Balk Lane campus
Salary: £30,489.00 - £40,109.00 Per Annum
Benefits: See attached benefits sheet
Attachments: StaffBenefitsattachment.docx

Tutor of Media A-Level
Ref: 2324/041

Hours: 37 hours per week (1.0 fte) 
Salary: Up to £40,109 per annum (subject to experience and qualifications). Plus generous benefits. These include: 

•    55 days annual leave per year (including bank holidays and efficiency closures)
•    Generous Occupational Pension Scheme 
•    Financial support towards teacher training course fees if you do not have a recognised Level 5 teaching qualification (Cert Ed/PGCE) 

About the role
We are seeking a motivated and flexible teacher to join our creative media teaching team. Teaching duties primarily include delivering our OCR AS and A Level Media Studies and playing a significant role in the development and delivery of our new T level in Media, Broadcast & Production

The successful applicant will plan and deliver material covering the academic and production aspects of both courses, including textual analysis, industry and audience contexts and issues around working in the creative sector. The successful candidate will also be practiced in supporting students as they experiment with their own creative skills and explore their own professional practice. The development and delivery of course material and assessment of student work are an intrinsic part of the post.

You would be joining a well-established teaching team and teaching on courses with successful track records. The courses are well-resourced and equipped, with technical support available for staff and students. 

About the Person
You will have knowledge and experience of teaching A level and related courses in Media. A sound grasp of relevant media theories and concepts around media industries, audiences, language and representations is essential and familiarity with production processes and Adobe CS (particularly Photoshop and Premier) would be a distinct advantage. Knowledge of the roles and working practices of the creative industries would also be an advantage.

About the College
A college with an excellent track record for quality, we're amongst the top performers in the region.  We're one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of T Levels, Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs. 

We are proud of our excellent achievement rates for students at all levels, as well as our outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT), designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.

With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.
Please check out our website: www.yorkcollege.ac.uk

Want to know more? 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Emily Thorp, Head of Curriculum, on EThorp@yorkcollege.ac.uk.

Important Notices

1.    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 
The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults. 

In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.     

2.    Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsuitable persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. This is a regulated role (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children). As such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. 

3.    Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates
Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/job-vacancies and apply using our application form.

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder.

Closing date: 01 December 2023 (9am)
Interviews: 08 December 2023 

We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and wish to have a diverse workforce. We positively welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities. We are proud to be affiliated to the Black Leadership Group (BLG).

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.  York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health.  We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.