HE Freelance Lecturer - BA (hons) Music Composition for Film & Television

Job Description

Location: dBs Institute - Bristol, BS1 6JS
Department: HE Lecturing Team
Reports to: Course Leader
Salary: £38 per hour, freelance pay
Hours: 3 hours per week for approx 12 weeks
Start Date: September 2022
Benefits: dBs / Access Creative College also offers competitive remuneration and other job benefits dependent on role such as: Enhanced holiday / annual leave Enhanced maternity / paternity / adoption pay Sabbatical leave Employee Assistance Programme Employee Recognition Awards Teacher training which is transferable throughout the FE Sector

Applications to reach us by 28th August 2022. Interviews may take place before the closing date.

Main Purpose of the Job

dBs delivers courses that are at the forefront of modern audio applications; ensuring excellent teaching and tutorial guidance, examining, curriculum development, administration and course/centre related activities. The HE Module leader’s main objective is to inspire students to proactively engage in their own learning and to develop as both audio practitioners and employable professionals, sharing timely and relevant feedback with them regarding their progress. Lecturers at the Bristol faculty provide a relevant link for students between knowledge and current industry practice, fostering a culture of questioning, reflection and evaluation. The HE Module Leader will provide students with an opportunity to explore and develop skills involved in creating traditional score and orchestrated film music, with specific emphasis on multi-instrument approaches. Students will be given a significant insight into a wide variety of methods, techniques and tools and encouraged to incorporate them into their own practice.

Person Specification Essential

Ability to deliver first class content in scoring and orchestration for film, using Sibelius and Pro Tools as the primary software platforms
Experience of using music production techniques in film or TV contexts
Ability to create and build on industry links
An industry related degree (preferably 2.1 or above)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic, self-motivated, punctual and highly organised
Pride in the delivery of work to high standards and to set and meet challenging goals
Adaptable and versatile
Enthusiastic and energetic with a track record of high achievement
Supportive team player

Person Specification Desirable

Higher education teaching qualification or professional recognition (e.g. PGCert, FHEA or equivalent)
Previous experience of lecturing in a Higher Education institution
A Masters qualification in an industry related area
Experience/familiarity with using Google Drive and related systems

Unusual Arrangements

The hours of employment are determined by course delivery requirements and your specialisms and may vary accordingly. However, a standard full-time post is 37.5 hours per week. The following additional tasks can be expected as part of the role:

Attending the annual Awards Panel meetings in June
Setting alternative assessment briefs for summer resits.
Grading of resit assessment work for summer Panel and Board (usually submitted in late August, for early September meeting).
Second marking where requirements exceed the norm (i.e. large dissertation essays or other large written works).

This is Freelance work but could lead to further opportunities with dBs Institute.

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Access Creative College / dBs Institute are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Access Creative College / dBs Institute are committed to promoting a culture of Diversity and Inclusivity for all our employees and potential employees. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. In recognition of our commitment, we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented, which are those from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and People with Disabilities and Women.

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