Department:
Writing
Location:
Vancouver, Canada
Status:
Contract
# of Positions:
1

Work at VFS

There is no such thing as an ordinary day when you work at Vancouver Film School. It’s a creative and fast-paced environment where you’re part of recruiting and educating the next generation of actors, filmmakers, video game developers and creative thinkers. Our unique culture is all about celebrating the pure passion and unwavering perseverance of our students as they go through their own amazing personal journeys towards a career in the entertainment arts. Constantly evolving and updating to meet industry demands, VFS believes results matter, and that extends from our classrooms and experienced faculty to our hard-working marketing, admissions, and support departments — and well beyond. If you’d like to join our team, simply browse the open positions below. If none of them seem to fit your particular skillsets, but you think you belong at VFS, apply here. We can’t wait to hear from you.

Job Scope

VFS is currently accepting applications for On-call part-time Instructor positions in our Writing for Film & Television department.

Reporting to the Head of Writing for Film & Television, the On-Call part-time Instructor is responsible for delivering curriculum effectively and providing feedback to students.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide students with instruction based upon existing curriculum.
  • Class attendance and grading.
  • Individual guidance of students where appropriate.
  • Punctual and conscientious management of classes.
  • Collaboration with Head of Department and faculty on progression of courses.
  • Collaboration with administration staff on resources and equipment issues.
  • Attendance at staff meetings (once every two months).
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Writing for Film and Television.

Job Qualifications

  • Post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree (or equivalent) plus minimum 3 years industry experience or minimum 10 years industry experience.
  • Working knowledge as a designer or art director with an interface design and information architect background.
  • Portfolio demonstrating a high caliber of professional work.
  • Ability to lead workshops, lectures and seminars.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.