Television, Media, and Video Production Instructor for the 2023-24 School Year
- Job Summary: The instructor will help develop and implement a Television, Media, and Video Production instructional program to provide hands-on instruction for each student. The instructor will perform complex professional work, providing teaching and/or training services to students within this industry, focusing on the ADOBE suite and administering the industry credentialing training program. The instructor must be able to motivate students to develop workplace readiness skills necessary for employment in the TV, Media, and Video Production industry. An essential function of this program is establishing relationships with the community, including students, parents, and local businesses. In addition, the instructor will support students during work-based learning opportunities.
Television and Media Production I
In this course, students will engage in hands-on digital media production while using industry-standard equipment and software. They will learn how to work as media producers and explore careers in the dynamic digital media production industry. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
Television and Media Production II
This course builds upon knowledge and skills from Television and Media Production I. Students will generate fiction and non-fictional media content. Students will enhance their digital media production skills by entering the studio and control room and becoming proficient with industry-standard equipment and software. They put their knowledge of digital media production into action with the use of sophisticated tools and equipment as they begin to develop their personal portfolios. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
- Designs instruction based upon knowledge of the subject matter, current instructional practices, students, industry, and curriculum goals as outlined by the Virginia Department of Education, Career and Technical Education Programs
- Evaluates student progress; provides students with prompt specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports;
- Manages lab materials and facilities in preparing students for entrance into an industry career.
- Implements a classroom management policy that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff;
- Works collaboratively with staff, families, and community resources to support the success of a diverse student population;
- Models professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions
- Recruitment of students
- Possesses an Endorsement in Television Production.
- The ability to train students to enter the world of TV, Media, and Video Production. Students will need to gain practical experience in all of the above disciplines (including but not limited to include scripting, recording, editing, audio, studio lighting, directing, and computer graphics).
- Strong background in:
- Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and other video software.
- Visual Arts
- TV operations
- Applicants with teaching experience must have an acceptable rating from such teaching.
- Possess or be eligible to acquire an appropriate license(s) and/or endorsement for the position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the School Board.
Salary: This is a 10.5-month position; Salary TBD. Additional compensation is awarded for credits earned toward advanced degrees. New employees to Spotsylvania County will be compensated for up to 20 years of experience.