Film Club Assistants



Salary: £21,747 to £22,107 (pro rata)

The BFI Saturday Film Clubs are an important element of the family programme at BFI Southbank, as they offer children a social space to learn all about the many processes and applications involved with filmmaking, with the ethos being that learning happens in fun and engaging ways.

The format is a topic based approach across each term. The Saturday Film Club invites specialists to attend and deliver additional context and content at least once across each term depending on topics. Trips outside the BFI are also arranged for both the clubs.

The numbers of children attending the clubs fluctuate but are generally from between 15 – 25 for the Mini Filmmakers Club and up to 30 maximum for the Young Filmmakers Club.

The clubs are:

  • Mini Filmmakers (10.30am to 12.30pm for children aged 8 – 11 years) teaches children to learn skills through fun engagement and play.
  • Young Filmmakers (2pm to 4.30pm for children aged 12 – 16 years) prioritises an industry focus and encourages children to create a portfolio of projects to help them progress to institutions such as the BRIT school or Globe academies.

We are seeking Film Club Assistants who will deliver the Saturday Film Clubs programmes set by the Lead Tutor in consultation with and support from the Education In Venue Developer. The sessions include assisting children with live action filming projects, animating, green screen filming, editing, screenwriting and any additional filmmaking tasks as per the Film Club termly programme. They will also include greeting parents and children attending the clubs, setting up the rooms, ensuring that children are not left unattended and reporting any losses/ damage to equipment.

To be successful you will have a proven experience of working with 8 to 16 year old children and supporting workshops in a learning environment.

Based at BFI Southbank, you will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

This is a 12 month, fixed-term contract role requiring 8.2 hours per week – minimum 36 Saturdays during term-time and 4 weekday holiday workshops in a year, with all other shifts flexible.

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The closing date for this position is 02/07/2018 at 23:59

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