St. Edward High School
The Film Department of St. Edward High School aims to hire a dynamic Film instructor who will empower our students to create authentic, collaborative, project-based work that will prepare them for filmmaking and film analysis at the collegiate level and beyond.
Ideal candidates will approach the following challenges passionately:
• Teaching and further developing the curriculum for St. Edward’s Introduction to Visual Storytelling, Digital Cinema 1, Digital Cinema 2 and/or Animation 1 courses
• Contributing to St. Edward High School’s film-related outreach efforts, including the expansion of the St. Edward Young Innovator’s Institute, Get The Edge, and other Film Camps
• Producing, in concert with our Administrative, Marketing, Admissions and/or Institutional Advancement Offices, high-quality video content for various St. Edward stakeholders (i.e. the annual Wings auction, SETV video news segments, promotional clips, etc.)
• Maintaining (and establishing new) relationships with community partners and foundations that support filmmaking/digital storytelling, including contributing to local film festivals and competitions that can externally validate student work
• Working closely with St. Edward’s academic leadership to enhance a culture of innovation through interdisciplinary, project-based learning
Candidates are asked to submit the following:
1. A cover letter that articulates how you envision
a.) fostering a love for filmmaking and analysis within our student body,
b.) building relationships within our community via filmmaking and,
c.) contributing to our Holy Cross ideals of Servant Leadership via the art of filmmaking
2. A resume that highlights the skills and body of work that position you to effectively and enthusiastically teach film production, screenwriting, film analysis, etc. to St. Edward High School’s Film students
3. A portfolio of work that demonstrates an aptitude with digital film, audio engineering, screenwriting, animation, and/or research related to film history, criticism, or cinematic storytelling (i.e. independent short films, instructional/”flipped classroom” videos, audio projects, creative writing, published film criticism, arts/humanities-related research projects produced by former students, etc.)
St. Edward High School provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate because of race, age, sex (including pregnancy), color, disability, or national origin in its procedures of employment, assignment, recruitment, termination, wage increase and selection for in-service or training or other benefits.
Nor does the school discriminate because of religion where religion is not considered by the school to be significant to the position.
Candidates should send the aforementioned materials to Ms. Rose Anne Platek, Administrative Assistant of St. Edward High School at [email protected]. No calls, please.