Head of Film and Media

Teacher of Film and Media ( Head of Film and Media – TLR 4)


The description below is layered on top of a mainscale teachers’ job description. All TLR responsibility holders have a teaching responsibility.

Key responsibilities

● Leading the ongoing development of Film Studies.
● Keep fully aware of the IB Film, and BTEC Media curriculum development and communicate this effectively to the Film and Media teachers.
● Understand the development of IB and BTEC assessment requirements and communicate effectively to teachers. This includes working closely with the exams office and IB and BTEC Coordinators.
● Monitoring/evaluating the development of teaching and learning in the programme and the standards of achievement in Film and Media.
● Supporting Staff teaching Film and Media and planning their professional development with them.
● Planning and managing resources. Efficiently managing delegated spending according to school policies.
● Running effective meetings and providing agendas and minutes of these meetings.
● Attending whole school and Phase Team meetings as required.
● Implementing all agreed school policies and actively promoting a whole school vision.

Key accountabilities

● High quality teaching and learning consistently achieved in Film and Media.
● All I.B. Diploma and BTEC students prescribed requirements.
● Resources for learning match needs of the students.
● Achievement of all students relative to their ability.
● All staff are performing at a high level and/or underperformance is addressed.
● Contributing to the Foundation wide Subject Coordinator groups.
● Accountable to the Principal and the Post 16 Curriculum Coordinator.


  • A good teacher with very good relationships with staff and students.
    ● Committed to the highest expectations of students and their learning.
    ● High personal expectations.
    ● An understanding of the requirements of the various courses.
    ● Able to communicate effectively.
    ● Able to use data appropriately.
    ● Able to plan efficiently and manage change.
    ● Able to develop a coherent, well motivated and effective team.
    ● Able to coach colleagues.
    ● Able to demonstrate a commitment to CPD.