The BA Filmmaking and MA film making courses at Kingston School of Art encourage students to explore all forms of moving image practice across fiction non-fiction experimental and hybrid modes of production in both analogue and digital formats. Both programmes are taught through a series of project-led practice modules embracing research and experimentation.
This role provides a career-defining opportunity to work across both courses alongside our dynamic and dedicated educators practitioners and researchers to promote and foster an innovative inclusive and supportive pedagogic environment that equips our students with the academic social and personal skills to prosper in global and diverse environments.
You’ll join a close-knit group of academics behind a varied programme of research-led teaching workshops seminars and will plandeliver and assess a range of modules using a variety of technologies and approaches.
You will work with the Course Leaders and course teams across our undergraduate and postgraduate filmmaking courses to ensure that the curriculum and student learning experience keeps pace with contemporary professional and research developments within filmmaking. The role also provides the opportunity to work with a diverse and international group of students so you should be committed to developing innovative teaching and learning strategies that support our students and our strategic priority to decolonise and internationalise the curriculum.
Research is naturally a key part of our make-up and you’ll supervise research students and undertake your own research challenges seeing projects through their entire lifecycle – from developing proposals to producing outputs ripe for publication.
Working side-by-side with talented colleagues you’ll share knowledge and expertise through professional consultancy pursuing opportunities that will generate profitable income and supporting students with valuable placements wherever possible.
We’re looking for an innovative academic professional with a commitment and passion for filmmaking teaching and learning. You will draw on your professional experience as a filmmaker to promote integrated professional practice across everything you do imparting practical filmmaking knowledge to students that they will take with them in their future careers.
The successful candidate will have a filmmaking degree or equivalent professional experience
with an established or emerging research profile; and experience offering quality teaching assessment feedback and tutoring to a diverse range of students at HE Level preferably including the areas of editing and/or sound recording and design. You will be an excellent communicator and collaborator who works effectively within diverse teams with colleagues. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented communities and female applicants.
The School of Arts is a vibrant community of undergraduate and postgraduate students comprising three departments – Film and Photography Performing Arts Architecture and Landscape and Fine Art. A distinctive feature of the School is its well-established and renowned practice-based doctoral programme linked to high-quality staff research through practice.