Film & Media Studies Teacher - Rochester Independent College

Reference number:
HOS-RIC-05.2018

Rochester Independent College is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivational teacher of Film and Media Studies to join our team of passionate and student focussed teaching staff.

Founded in 1984, Rochester Independent College in Kent is a day and boarding school offering a distinctive alternative to both traditional education and the highly selective local grammar schools. Nearly everyone who visits immediately senses this difference.

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Rochester Independent College is Kent’s fresh alternative to traditional independent education from Year 7 to Sixth Form. All teaching takes place in small, informal groups of mixed ability students. Our teachers are experts in their fields, comfortable with first name terms, non-uniform setting, lively and engaging.

The Independent Schools Inspectorate says:

“The subject knowledge of teaching staff recruited by the senior management team is excellent and teachers share the vision that the team has created. All show a strong commitment to the success of the college. The creation of a friendly community which enables students to realise their potential is the focus of all staff.”

The ideal candidate will show:

  • Outstanding subject knowledge
  • A drive to motivate students to learn
  • Experience of teaching GCSE and A-level
  • Strong Team ethos

Rochester Independent College offers:

  • Excellent pastoral care teams
  • Private medical package after one year of service, income protection insurance after two.
  • Aspirational and hard-working students
  • Small Class sizes
  • A relaxed and informal teaching atmosphere

Apply by completed application form which is available on request by emailing recruitment@rochester-college.org.

Events Assistant

Oxbridge Applications
Reference number:
EA-OA-03.2018

The Events team at Dukes Education Consultancy are looking for an aspiring Events Assistant to join them!

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Event delivery

  • Assist with event logistics planning, ensuring all aspects of events are delivered efficiently, effectively and with the highest quality of customer care.
  • More specifically you will:
    • Oversee delegate registers - for Private Clients, Independent Bookings, and School Bookings – ensuring delegates are registered and all details correct.
    • Enable the smooth operation of the events timetable – juggling extensive schedules to ensure all sessions are attended.
    • Book transport and accommodation for small to large-scale events.
    • Report on individual event budgets on a daily basis.
    • Oversee collateral and materials (i.e. printed tests, brochures, flyers, presentations, banners) working with the marketing team to develop collateral content.

Tutor recruitment and management

  • Recruit and manage a pool of tutors, speakers and consultants - fostering these relationships by ensuring they are accurately briefed and supervised before, during and after events.
  • Take a lead on the creation of our monthly tutor newsletter - working internally across teams to collate relevant information.

Systems, strategy and reporting

  • Ensure all events are updated on the CRM system.
  • Continually build relationships with suppliers and venues, collating a database of contacts for use in event delivery.
  • Work on the Events strategy to improve event delivery and success rate.

Person Specification

  • Educated to degree level (or international equivalent).
  • Personable and resourceful.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Excellent administrative and planning skills.
  • Experience using Salesforce or other CRM systems (desirable).

What we offer

  • £20k-£22k depending on experience.
  • 25 days holiday + 8 day Christmas closedown period.
  • Friendly, vibrant and challenging working environment.
  • Flexible working conditions. ​

 

Paul Ludlow

Paul's role is to support the work of the Colleges to help ensure they are always compliant and inspection-ready.

His main focus is the governance of safeguarding, boarding, and health & safety. He draws on 14 years of experience in educational senior management, safeguarding, and boarding leadership in a wide range of schools and colleges including independent, state and special.

Overall, Paul has over 28 years of experience in education, including time working with Astrum Education and CATS College London. 

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