Film and TV Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Reference Number: 2122/16

Film and TV Teacher (Maternity Cover) 

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Film and TV Teacher to join our team. This 0.8fte fixed-term position is well suited to you if you are either looking for the first steps into teaching or if you are looking to advance an already established career in a thriving and supportive workplace. Commencing in March 2022 or as soon as possible. 

Based in Performing Arts, Music and Media (PAMM) you will work closely with others in the department to support your students to achieve their ambitions. The department is made up of 3 curriculum areas, Performing Arts, Media and Music which is catered for by 13 staff. The curriculum profile is diverse and offers BTECs and A-Levels in a range of subjects including media, film, drama, musical theatre, music and dance, offering both L2 and L3 qualifications. We also offer an extended enrichment programme that caters for students across the college in a variety of genres. 

A day in PAMM could see you: 

  • Supporting students with editing, storyboarding, camera skills and creative concepts
  • Working with employers on briefs and developing material with students for clients in response to live briefs
  • Supporting students with interviews and applications for university and portfolio prep for uni and job applications
  • Assisting students in submitting work to deadlines and adhering to BTEC standards and QA processes 

Do you have a degree in a relevant subject? Are you a qualified teacher, or studying to be one? Are you ready to meet and exceed the goals of your students? If you have answered yes to these questions then apply now!  

Closing date: 27th January 2022, 9:00am 
Interviews: 3rd February 2022

Salary: £20,660 - £33,719 for a 0.8fte post

Closing date for applications: 27 January 2022, 9.00am

Interview Date: 3 February 2022

Other Information


The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have an established health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. 

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. All shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration of any criminal record or information that will make them unsuitable to work with children. Any offer of employment may be withdrawn should any information comes to light that has not been included in the self-declaration. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from regulated activity relevant to children, anyone caught doing so will be reported to the police immediately. For all appointed teaching staff we will verify any professional qualifications, teacher induction/probation information and if a prohibition order has been issued by the secretary of state.

We will also complete a search of the teacher regulation agency Teacher Services’ system to check for the award of qualified teacher status (QTS), the completion of teacher induction or probation and to ensure no sanctions or prohibition orders are in place.


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