Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (GB)
17 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


The National Film and Television School (NFTS)

The NFTS is widely acknowledged as one of the best film schools.  Over the last five years the School has had more Oscar nominations than any other film school in the world and has won the BAFTA for Best Short Animation four times in a row.

The School, unique in its creative and craft proposition of excellence, is undergoing a period of significant growth and transformation.  This year it has admitted more students to a wider range of degree and non-degree courses taught in its newly created state of the art teaching facilities than at any other time in its history.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to lead student administration at the NFTS.  You will be accountable to the Director for the management of processes underpinning the student journey, the School’s course offer and the management of data on students and courses.  You will be expected to improve continually the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of the processes and services provided by the NFTS, in a number of areas including: Registry, Curriculum Coordination, the Scholarship Programme, the Library, Student Welfare and Quality Assurance, in line with the School’s strategy and the need to deliver an excellent student experience.  You will have the chance to make a key contribution to the School’s strategic direction and management as a member of the Management Team.

You will need to have substantial relevant experience at a senior level in a Higher Education Institution; You will possess a full understanding and working knowledge of UK HE policies, practices and academic regulations in relation to student administration, student welfare and support.  You will have a significant understanding and experience of student records systems and data management, as well as the UKVI requirements.  Your numerical and analytical skills will be excellent.  You will also have a passion for and ability to implement digital solutions, excellent prioritisation skills and a commitment to sustained process improvement.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact either the Director, Jon Wardle ( or the HR Director, Philip Willatt (

For further information about this role and information on how to apply please visit

The closing date for applications will be 18 September, 2017.