Screen Scotland - Head of Education

Salary: £41,934- £52,230 (Grade D) plus pension and benefits
Permanent Full-time (36 hours per week)
Location: Further opportunities to discuss working arrangements, for example hybrid working/location, will be offered. Must be in a commutable distance to a Creative Scotland office, in Edinburgh or Glasgow. 

Screen Scotland has an ambitious remit to develop and grow the film and TV sectors in Scotland. The Head of Education – Screen will provide strategic leadership for the specialism in support of Creative Scotland’s 10-year plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition, primarily through embedding an understanding of film and TV culture and practice in Scotland’s school age population. This will be achieved through strong and positive relationships within education, screen industries and Government, ensuring up to date specialist knowledge and expertise of both screen culture and practice in Scotland, across the UK and internationally.

Reporting to the Director of Screen, the post-holder will lead the initiation, development, delivery, management, promotion and co-ordination of Screen Scotland’s education work, supported by the Film Education Officer. The role will promote the development of film and moving image education across key contexts, including but not limited to schools and teacher education, film access organisations, cinemas and festivals, public libraries, higher and further education, working closely with colleagues in Screen Scotland and Creative Scotland and with strategic national partners and funded organisations.

Closing date: Thursday 2 December 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: Held via MS Teams on Thursday 16 December 2021

If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date.

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It is essential that all applicants have eligibility to work in the UK. Creative Scotland / Screen Scotland is an equal opportunities employer

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