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Job Title:           Course Leader – MA International Film Business (MAIFB)

Contract:           Permanent, Part Time (21 hours per week)

Salary/Benefits: £41,800-44,000 per annum, pro rata (further pay progression dependent on performance), 

                         30 days holiday, pro rata

                         Up to 18 days Professional Development Leave

                         Contributory pension  

 Job summary

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced film educator to act as course co-director to lead the MA International Film Business.

The MA is a key part of the London Film School - University of Exeter partnership and currently recruits 30 students per year from across the globe. The MAIFB aims to train the future generation of industry executives and creative entrepreneurs working across the film value chain. You would have responsibility for the design, development, production, delivery and assessment of teaching and learning material across a range of modules on the MAIFB. Working closely with the co-director from the University of Exeter (College of Humanities) and LFS Head of Studies, you would also contribute to the curriculum development and the implementation of innovative teaching and assessment practices.

This is an exciting leadership opportunity for someone with both industry and academic experience, and a passion for education.

Your profile

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to, and experience of, film/TV and creative industries and education. It is essential that the candidate be able to translate their experience into postgraduate education and inspire as a teacher. An understanding of the broader context of Higher Education, teaching quality standards, and enhancement of learning opportunities will be invaluable in this role. You will use your existing connections within the film, TV and creative industries to enhance student experience on the MA, bringing industry practitioners to work with the programme as guest speakers, visiting lecturers and industry mentors.

To apply, please email your CV together with a written statement setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the job description and person specification.PDF icon MAIFB Course Leader JD & PS 2019.pdf

Applications must be received by 9am Tuesday 24 September 2019 via Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 3 October 2019 and we ask candidates to keep that date free as we may be unable to offer an alternative.



Job Title:           Senior Lecturer - Camera

Contract:           Permanent, Full time and Part-time hour considered (minimum 21 hours per week)

Salary/Benefits:  £36,834-38,773 per annum dependent on experience (pro rata for part time),

                           Plus 30 days holiday pro rata

                           Up to 18 days Professional Development Leave

                           Contributory pension  

Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide valuable teaching for students at a prestigious film school that is widely acknowledged as one of the best in the world.

This post is responsible for teaching, learning support, assessing, and contributing to curriculum development as a member of the Camera Department. The post-holder will also be a personal tutor and participate in the student recruitment process for the School. They will need to maintain their professional practice and undertake academic administration to deliver their teaching.

Your profile

The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge and teaching experience in cinematography at tertiary level. You’ll need excellent interpersonal skills as you’ll be working closely with students as well as colleagues from across the School. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, nurturing student creativity and developing their skills to become talented storytellers.

How to apply

For further details about the role please download the job description and person specification.PDF icon Snr Lecturer - Camera JD 2019.pdf

Please send your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the post to by 9am on Tuesday 24 September 2019.


Job Title:          HR Adviser   

Contract:          Permanent, part time (up to 21 hours per week and open to flexible working)

Salary:             £30,040-£31,621 per annum, pro rata

                       Further pay progression dependent on performance

                       Plus 30 days holiday (pro rata) and contributory pension

Job summary

Our prestigious film school is looking for a new member of our Human Resources Team to provide a professional and confidential HR service. The HR Adviser is a new role, reporting to the Head of HR, offering guidance and pro-active support to staff and managers on a variety of topics including recruitment, employment contracts and policies. They will work collaboratively with the School’s Administrative Support Officer to ensure administrative HR tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner, as well as undertaking HR projects and supporting the Head of HR with employee relations.

Your profile

You will have worked in a varied HR role, and enjoy undertaking recruitment, policy development, process implementation and advising staff. You will have accumulated knowledge of employment law through your experience and working toward (or completed) a HR qualification. As a capable communicator you will be able to speak to staff and managers regarding confidential matters in a conscientious and discreet manner. You will be confident multi-tasking and comfortable working under your own initiative to prioritise your responsibilities. Ideally you will have previously worked in the not-for-profit/higher education sector or come from an arts/film/TV environment.

How to apply

For further details about the role please download the full job description and person specification. PDF icon HRA JD&PS Sept 2019 .pdf To apply, please email your CV and covering letter, setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the job description and person specification, to


*UPDATED DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS* Applications must be received by 9am on Monday 7 October 2019. Interviews are likely to be held on Wednesday 9 October 2019 and candidates are asked to keep this date free as we may be unable to offer an alternative. 


Job Title:          Finance Assistant   

Contract:          Permanent, full time

Salary:            £21,850-£23,000 per annum (further pay progression dependent on performance), 

                      Plus 30 days holiday and contributory pension  

Job summary

Our prestigious film school is looking for a new staff member to join our Finance Team, reporting to the Financial Controller, to ensure the effective and efficient management of the day-to-day financial activities of the School. The Finance Assistant will undertake a variety of accounting duties, including purchase and sales ledger functions, nominal ledger journals, banking, cash books and bank reconciliations and provide a range of other bookkeeping and financial administration support as required.

Your profile

You will be highly numerate and enjoy taking a methodical approach to your work, whilst being able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. You will relish the opportunity to put your relevant accounting experience, including working with financial systems, into practice. As a confident communicator you will be comfortable responding to finance queries as the first point of contact for staff, students, and contractors. With support from the Financial Controller, you will be able prioritise your responsibilities and use your initiative to find pragmatic solutions.

How to apply

For further details about the role please download the full job description and person specificationPDF icon LFS Finance Assistant JD PS Sept 19.pdf

Please email your CV and covering letter, setting out your interest in the role and explaining how you meet the requirements in the job description and person specification, to Applications will be reviewed regularly up to that date and interviews arranged on a rolling basis, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.






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, most recently named in Variety's TOP FILM SCHOOLS 2019.

We are recognised by Screenskills (formerly Creative Skillset) as a Centre of Excellence Film Academy. 

Currently located in Covent Garden LFS is the first film school in the UK.  Deeply connected to local and international screen industries, we have 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 the past year, the School screened over 200 films globally. The nominations and awards list spans 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 filmmaking activity, preparing creative storytellers for the world’s screen industries. We offer three full-time MA programmes, a PhD Film by Practice, and a full calendar of short courses.

The School is committed to collaborative practice-based learning and produces over 180 films every year. The result is a dynamic and intensive film environment which creates global networks for life. Every role within LFS plays a key part in shaping future creative professionals, impacting on the future of the global creative industries.

As the School recently turned 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 us.

London Film School is a non-profit educational charity with Greg Dyke as its Chairman of the Board and Gisli Snaer as its Director.

LFS is an equal opportunity employer. Please click here for our equal opportunities policy. 

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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