Main Purpose of the Job
1. To assist in the growth of the TV and Film Department.
2. Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all students in your classes ensuring quality of opportunity for all.
3. Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.
4. Treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.
5. Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/guardians, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of students.
6. Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties outlined in Talanta Institute’s policies.
7. Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all Talanta Institute Students.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. All trainers are required to carry out all their duties as assigned at Talanta Institute.
2. All trainers must maintain the highest professional standards.
3. Trainers’ performance will get assessed against the set standards and guidelines as part of the appraisal process.
• Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the discipline of study.
• Be responsible for the preparation and development of training materials, training programs and all other required documentation, that is; lesson plans, schemes of work and records of work.
• Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes for the students you train.
• Be aware at all times of students’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan training and differentiate appropriately to build on aptly demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how students learn.
• Have a clear understanding of the needs of all students, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; disabilities; and to be able to use and evaluate distinctive training approaches to engage and support them.
• Demonstrate an understanding of, and take responsibility for, promoting high standards of industry literacy.
• Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment.
• Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure students’ progress.
• Give students regular feedback, both orally and through accurate assessments and encourage students to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.
• Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets and plan subsequent lessons.
• Set assignments and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding students have acquired as appropriate.
• Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments.
Behaviour and Safety:
• Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly.
• Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students, needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge students.
• Maintain good relationships with students, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary.
• Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of students.
• Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners,
• Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students within the institute, raising any concerns following the institute’s protocols/procedures.
Team Working and Collaboration:
• Participate in relevant meetings/ professional development opportunities at the institute, which relate to learners, curriculum or organization of the institute.
• Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them.
• Contribute to the selection and professional development of other teachers and support staff including the induction and assessment of new trainers, trainers serving induction periods and where appropriate, threshold assessments.
• Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfill.
• Occasionally covering for absent colleagues.
Fulfill Wider Professional Abilities:
• Participate and support marketing efforts of the institution to increase enrolment for your program.
• Communicate and Cooperate with relevant external bodies.
• Register the attendance and supervise students, before, during and after training sessions.
• Regularly review the effectiveness of your training and assessment procedures and its impact on students’ progress, attainment and wellbeing, refining your approach where necessary responding to advice and feedback from colleagues.
• Be responsible for improving your training methods through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the institute or as developed as an outcome of your appraisal.
• Proactively participate with arrangements made in accordance with the Institute’s policies.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required
• Minimum qualification of an Undergraduate degree in Film production, TV Production or any other relevant Technical Media Production Program.
• At least two detailed years of experience either in training or practice in the film industry.
• Candidates who have undergone pedagogy training will have an added advantage.
• Ability to demonstrate expertise in TV and Film production and sufficient knowledge of the industry.
• Proven track record of consistent, high management performance.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrate good leadership skills