Post:                          LECTURER IN MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Salary:                       £24,070 – £30,443 FTE

Hours:                       Full time, 37 hours

Ref No:                      J157/21

Contract:                   Permanent

Closing Date:            21 November 2021

Interview Date:          25 November 2021

Download:                 Lecturer JD


Warrington & Vale Royal College is looking to recruit a dedicated, inspirational and specialist full time Lecturer to teach Media.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and professional individual who can teach across a range of L1 to L5 courses in BTEC Media, and additionally a L1 and L2 Photography evening class. You will guide students to achieve excellent results through a variety of teaching and learning strategies. The successful candidate should have an up to date knowledge of the changes to vocational education and awarding bodies such as BTEC and NCFE.

Your skills will be broad and should include practical production techniques including camera, sound and lighting, post production techniques such as editing, motion graphics and visual effects, social media content production, and web design and app development. Knowledge and experience in teaching film studies, media codes & conventions, scriptwriting techniques, storyboarding and pre-production processes.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Flexible working, where appropriate
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

This post offers an opportunity for a passionate teacher, with the skills and enthusiasm to motivate students, to work as part of a successful department within the College.  You will be an enterprising teacher with ambition and drive, with the student experience at the heart of teaching and learning.

You will be educated to Degree level in Media Production or a related subject and have a high degree of industry practice. You will ideally have a recognised teaching qualification, or be willing to work towards a recognised teaching qualification. Through the Taking Teaching Further programme, the College is able to recruit applicants with industry experience to retrain as FE teachers. The programme will provide funding for the cost of the teacher qualification and full mentor support, provided by the College.

For further information please refer to the attached job description, or if you would like an informal conversation about this role please contact us.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and Prohibition Checks.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.

Please click here to complete your application. Please note, you will now be redirected to the FE Jobs website to apply to work at Warrington & Vale Royal College.

This post closes on Sunday 21 November 2021, and interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 25 November 2021.


`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners’