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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

HR Advisor

Do you want the chance to work for one of the best film schools in the world?  At NFTS over 90% of our employees are proud to work here.

You will need to be content with being busy, working hands on and at times standalone with responsibility across all aspects of operational HR.  NFTS is a highly stimulating place to work and you are likely to encounter and grow your experience and expertise in every HR dimension including recruitment, casework, learning and development, employee engagement, employee relations, performance management and reward and recognition.

Reporting to the HR Director you should have a degree or associated relevant experience, a CIPD qualification as well as experience of working in HR ideally gained in a creative or higher education environment.  You should have knowledge of employment law, have great IT skills, some employee relations experience, first class planning and organisation skills.  You should communicate well and have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.

There will be a chance to be involved in strategic HR projects.

The successful candidate will have the chance to help design the job of, recruit and be responsible for managing a part-time HR Assistant so experience of supervision/managing would be an ideal.

The benefits we offer include a defined contribution pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and a free life assurance scheme.

Closing date: 27 January 2017

Job Description
Application Form

To apply: please email your completed application form to recruitment@nfts.co.uk

Head of Department - Games Design and Development

Full-time or 3-4 days per week

The National Film and Television School Games Department was established in 2012.

The department has quickly garnered a reputation for its skill in combining traditional NFTS expertise in character creation, storytelling, design, animation, sound and visual effects with games design and production techniques to create games full of   depth, texture and emotion. 

This is a unique opportunity for someone who is excited about imparting their knowledge to and inspiring the next generation of games designers and developers. 

As an experienced Games industry professional you will have knowledge and practical experience of industry customs and practices, a keen eye for story and games development and importantly understand the value and contribution made by other departments (Screenwriting, Sound, Design etc) to Games projects.

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

The successful candidate will be expected to develop students into job-ready graduates who can advance the art and science of games and creative industries.

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.

If you would like to apply for the role, please complete an application form, available from: https://nfts.co.uk/nfts-jobs and send a covering letter and CV to Dr Jon Wardle (jwardle@nfts.co.uk) and Philip Willatt (pwillatt@nfts.co.uk) by Tuesday 28th February.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th February 2017

Job Description
Application Form

To apply: please email your completed application form to recruitment@nfts.co.uk

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 recruitment@nfts.co.uk. Alternatively, send it by post to:

Personnel Dept
National Film and Television School
Beaconsfield Studios
Candlemas Lane
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.


HR Advisor