November 22, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are committed to high-quality, innovative education and student support services and pride ourselves on our welcoming, supportive and friendly environment. 
£25,826 – £42,149 Currently per annum pay award pending
Working Pattern
Full Time / Part Time • Maternity Cover
Closing Date
January 03, 2023


Full or part time • Fixed Term Contract Maternity Cover

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. Value added data places us in the top 10% of all A Level providers.

At Queen Mary’s College we understand the importance of recruiting skilled and well-qualified staff to maintain excellence in all that we do. We are committed to high-quality, innovative education and student support services and pride ourselves on our welcoming, supportive and friendly environment. We never stand still and our best keeps getting better thanks to the dedication, enthusiasm and commitment of our team.

Media Studies and Film Studies sit within the Creative Arts and Technologies Department, which is a thriving and dynamic area catering for over 500 students studying a range of A-level, vocational and enrichment courses in Media, Art & Esports. 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. Media and Film students have a record of producing outstanding film and digital print coursework and frequently win awards in regional and national competitions.

The media courses offered by the department are:

  • A Level Media Studies
  • A Level Film Studies
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in Creative Media Practice

The department has recently benefited from significant upgrading of our already well-resourced Media facilities and a £300,000 investment in a new bespoke esports arena. Lessons take place in dedicated teaching rooms with excellent facilities for photographic, graphic, HD film and video/sound editing and a brand-new studio space. Students benefit from access to high quality video and digital filming cameras and multimedia suites of computers with access to the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Innovation in teaching approaches is very much welcomed and supported.

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 interdisciplinary approach which encourages cross-department collaborative learning.

Wherever possible, we can offer flexibility in the subjects to be taught, considering 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.

Our priorities are to maintain and extend our success in this thriving department and to maintain high levels of student satisfaction and achievement. We seek to ensure that we provide students with a high-quality experience of learning that is innovative, interesting and challenging and helps them acquire the skills and knowledge essential for their progression. This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join our outstanding team and be part of our friendly and supportive environment.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website or contact Alternatively, you can call Sally-Anne Spooner, HR & Commercial Ops Director on 01256 417524.

Closing date: Tuesday 3 January 2023

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

The College actively promotes equalities, diversity, inclusion and safeguarding for all.

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