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The Hollywood Reporter - the leading magazine for the film industry - has recently named the NFTS No.1 in its list of the top 15 international film schools.

The NFTS is a full-time working production house, set in Film and TV studios in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, just outside London and easily accessible by train/bus. We are an equal opportunities employer, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

NFTS Jobs fall into the following categories:

•       Course Tutors (full-time, part-time or visiting)
•       Heads of Department
•       Curriculum Co-ordinators
•       Technical Staff
•       Administration Staff
•       Senior Management

Current Vacancies


Head of Department - Directing Animation

Full-time or 3-4 days per week

The National Film and Television School Animation Department is one of, if not the, best in the world. Graduates from the department have created some of the worlds most iconic animated films and shows including Wallace and Gromit and Peppa Pig.

The department has recently experienced a period of unparalleled creative success, receiving three Oscar nominations and for the last three years winning the BAFTA for Best Short Animation.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who is excited about imparting their knowledge to and inspiring the next generation of film and television-makers. 

As an experienced Animation Director you will have knowledge and practical experience of industry customs and practices, a keen eye for story and character development and importantly understand the enormous value and contribution made by departments (Editing, Sound, Producing etc) to Animation projects.

Applicants need to be excellent communicators possessing strong interpersonal skills and a passion for student learning.

The National Film and Television School is an acknowledged global leader in the provision of postgraduate, high-level, creative and technical skills for the audio-visual industries. In 2014 the School was named ‘the Number 1 International Film School in the World’ by the Hollywood Reporter.

Please send your application to our personnel department and send a covering letter and CV to Dr Jon Wardle (jwardle@nfts.co.uk) and Debi Havill (dhavill@nfts.co.uk) by Tuesday 31st May.

Closing date: Tuesday 31st May 2016

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Head of Department - Editing

Full-time or 3-4 days per week

The National Film and Television School is one of the most respected film, television and new media schools in the world. The School, working with some of the world’s biggest film and television companies, delivers more specialist production and post-production courses than any other film school in the world. In many cases these are unique at MA level.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who is excited about imparting their knowledge to and inspiring the next generation of film and television-makers. 

As an experienced film/television Editor you will have knowledge and practical experience of industry customs and practices, and importantly understand the enormous value and contribution made by editing to Fiction, Animation and Documentary film making.

Closing date: Monday 6th June 2016.

Please send your application to our personnel department

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How to apply

All vacancies advertised will have job application packs for download, and instructions on how to apply can be found in the pack.

If you would like us to consider you for a position that is not vacant at the moment, or you are interested in being a visiting tutor, or helping in some other way, please email your CV to our personnel department. Alternatively, send it by post to:

Personnel Dept
National Film and Television School
Beaconsfield Studios
Candlemas Lane
Beaconsfield
Bucks HP9 1LG

Please note: We will keep your CV and letter on file, but we will not contact you until a vacancy becomes available that we wish to interview you for.