Glasgow, Glasgow City
14 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Job Type


Glasgow (with regular visits to Beaconsfield)

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon announced in her keynote speech at the 2017 Edinburgh International Television Festival that the National Film and Television School would be opening a new hub at BBC Scotland’s studios in Glasgow.

In addition to the BBC, the School has secured strong support for the new hub from a range of industry partners including STV, Channel 4, the British Film Institute (BFI) and the producers of Outlander (David Brown), Mad Max Fury Road (Iain Smith) Sunshine on Leith and T2 Trainspotting (Andrew MacDonald).

In preparation for the hub opening in 2018 we are now looking to appoint a Head of NFTS Scotland.

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.  

You will have film and/or television production experience and/or experience of teaching and tutoring new talent. Applicants need to have the capability to lead a team, manage a budget and develop a portfolio of courses as well as being an exceptional communicator possessing excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for learning.

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. 

For further information about this role and information on how to apply please visit www.nfts.co.uk/nfts-jobs

Closing date for applications: 19 October 2017

Interviews are expected to be held in Glasgow week beginning 30 October.