Job Details

Employer
NFTS
Job title
Resources / Facilities
Location
South East 
Postcode of work
HP9 
Closing date
21 Nov 2021 
Experience required
N/A 
Working days
5 day week 
Additional days
 
Date posted
04 Nov 2021
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For half a century, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) has developed some of Britain and the world’s top creative talent. It is widely acknowledged to be the top school of its kind in the UK and one of the best internationally. In 2018, the NFTS was awarded both the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema and the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.

We are currently recruiting for a Curriculum Coordinator to join our busy Curriculum team. Duties include supporting the efficient and smooth running of Post Production courses.

The successful candidate will enjoy working in a changing and varied environment yet be well organised and able to handle regular, routine tasks. Flexibility, good oral and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with staff and students are essential. Experience in a film and TV environment would be advantageous. 

At the NFTS, people are at the heart of what we do. We’re an inclusive employer and are committed to equality of opportunity, and building a culturally diverse workforce. We are committed to being an anti-racist organisation and to increasing our representation of staff from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds.

 

Job Description

 

Curriculum Co-Ordinator, Based Beaconsfield, Bucks


Responsible to: Assistant Curriculum Manager

 

Purpose of the role:

 

To act as Curriculum Co-ordinator, facilitating the smooth and efficient running of a range of NFTS courses.

 

Core duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  1. Working closely with the Head of Department and course tutor in planning the curriculum. 
  2. Producing and distributing schedules of activities for all curriculum events and providing organisational support in the co-ordinator’s areas of specialisation.
  3. Work closely with the head/s of department and Finance to maintain budgetary control, ensuring the department keeps within its financial limits.
  4. Booking equipment, props, scenery, stock, lockers, design materials, transport.
  5. Preparing contracts for, and booking tutors, set dressers, actors and any other external staff needed for activities.
  6. Supporting the admissions process, working with Registry as required.
  7. Creating risk assessments for workshops and attending any health and safety training sessions required.
  8. Supporting the assessments process affecting modules/workshops, internal and external responsibilities.
  9. Working within a team environment in the Curriculum Office, to be aware of all other areas of the curriculum to enable the effective flow of information.
  10. Maintaining accurate planning documents, records and archive of all curriculum activities.
  11. Providing cover for other co-ordinators in their absence during periods of holiday, sickness and at lunch times.
  12. Assessing priorities and managing a heavy workload to ensure all deadlines are met.
  13. Managing repeated re-organisation of the same event by tutors in the same or different specialisations.
  14. Undertaking any other duties as may be reasonably required in the position.

 

Person specification

 

  • Previous experience in and enthusiasm about film, television, games, animation or sports production, post production, development, or coordination.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills, including the ability to order priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to work within a small team
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently orally and in writing with a wide range of internal and external contacts.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with students and other stakeholders
  • An ability to contribute to an evolving curriculum and MA course

 

For further information about this role and details of how to apply, please visit https://www.nfts.co.uk/jobs

 

Closing date for applications is 21st November 2021.  

 

At the NFTS, people are at the heart of what we do. We’re an inclusive employer and are committed to equality of opportunity, and building a culturally diverse workforce. We are committed to being an anti-racist organisation and to increasing our representation of staff from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds.