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Salary: 42,000 per annum, full-time, permanent
Application Closing Date: Monday July 3rd 
Role Background:

London Film School is about to embark on the most significant period in its history as we celebrate our 60th anniversary and prepare to move to a state of the art building in East London. 

We are seeking a Head of Screenwriting with an outstanding track record in post-graduate teaching and research in practice-based arts education.

By playing a significant role in academic leadership course operation and administration, the Head of Screenwriting will help increase our profile, enhance our already strong reputation and grow our business as we strengthen our place among the world’s elite training centres for the film industry.

An active practitioner and scholar, the successful applicant will contribute to the teaching and learning of the Screenwriting and Filmmaking MA programmes, and establish national and international networks across the screen industry and provide unparalleled academic leadership.

We are a postgraduate conservatoire offering a two-year MA in Filmmaking, a one-year MA in Screenwriting, and a one-year MA in International Film Business. There is a joint PhD by Creative Practice delivered in partnership with Exeter University. LFS OPEN offers over fifty courses each year aimed at industry professionals looking to enhance their skills, as well as an outreach programme from 13-17 year olds, and a raft of international projects.

The School is one of the most important training grounds for film professionals, and alumni include Michael Mann; Ann Hui, Iain Smith, Jo Willems, Duncan Jones and Mike Leigh


Please email your CV and covering letter with the job title in the subject to

 Vacancy closes on July 3rd July 2017

 Full Job Description: PDF icon HEAD OF SCREENWRITING - JD.pdf

Please complete the application form and Equal Opportunities Form and email  with subject 'Application Head of Screenwriting' by the application deadline.


Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Reporting to: Office Manager
Salary: 23,000 per annum, full-time, permanent
Employment Status:1 year fixed salary, full time 9.30am-5.30pm
Start Date: Immediate Start

A great opportunity has arisen for a multi-tasking Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to join an award winning school who are celebrating their 60th year.


Please email your CV and covering letter with the job title in the subject to

 Vacancy closes on Wednesday 16th June 2017

 Interviews will take place from week commencing Monday 19th June 2017


 Full Job Description: PDF iconReceptionist Administrative Assistant.pdf

Please complete the application form and Equal Opportunities Form and email with subject 'Application Receptionist Administrative Assistant ' by the application deadline.



The London Film School (LFS) is internationally celebrated for its commitment to film, craft excellence, innovation and creative freedom. The school is consistently rated as one of the top international film schools.

We are recognised by Creative Skillset as a Centre of Excellence Film Academy. 

Currently located in Covent Garden LFS is the oldest film school in the UK.  Deeply connected to local and international screen industries, we have an alumni spanning the globe, and working in every part of the film industry.  Our students and alumni have won every major award in the screen industries, and we continue to foster and nurture the next generation of filmmakers. During 2016, films created at the school had around 200 festival entries, winning over 30 prizes. The list spanned Cannes, Venice, Tribeca, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, The BFI London Film Festival, Edinburgh, Encounters, Oscars, and Sundance.

With around 220 full-time students, from over 30 countries, we are a dynamic hub for high quality film making activity, preparing creative storytellers for the world’s screen industries. We offer 3 full-time MA programmes, a Ph.D. Film by Practice, and a full calendar of short courses.

The school is committed to collaborative practice-based learning and produces up to 180 films every year. The result is a dynamic and intensive film environment which creates global networks for life. 

As the school turns 60, and with a planned move to a new home, LFS is on the verge of a new chapter in its history. It’s an exciting time to join the school.

The London Film School is a non-profit educational charity with Mike Leigh OBE as its Chairman of the Board and Jane Roscoe as its Director.



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LFS is an equal opportunity employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.