Trust Digital Content Creator

Digital Content Creator (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year). Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 4.00pm and Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm. Grade D/E – Salary range - £21,778 to £30,101 plus 24/25 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays. (Salary is experience dependent and will be agreed at appointment with the successful candidate).  

Please note that applications will be considered as they are received and you are therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible as some interviews may take place, and the appointment may be made before the closing date is reached for the post. 

The Wildern Academy Trust comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. The role is to be based at Wildern, but flexibility within the role will be required. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the Trust and all colleagues present and future. 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative person to create digital content for the Trust. The successful candidate will work with staff and pupils across all three schools to create videos, posters, flyers and graphics. The role will require you to produce professional work that will be published in our social media channels. The Trust and its member schools take pride in how they are seen by the community and your work should reflect this. 

The successful candidate will be confident with using cameras to take video and stills and be able to edit this content to meet the goals of a given project. Projects can range from Promotional videos for schools to a recap video for an activity day for students. Other projects will include creating content for a prospectus, website, social media post or lesson resources. 

Applicants should have previous experience in video editing and graphic design. Applicants must also be able to use Photoshop and Premier Pro and be confident PC or MAC users. 

You will need to be creative and be able to give clear advice/guidance/suggestions to staff as you help bring their projects to life. 

Links to a downloadable portfolio or a list of links to hosted content (YouTube etc.) that you have created must be included in Section 7 of the application form. Without this we are unable to consider your application. 

For more information, or an informal conversation about the position in advance of application please contact j.watson@wildern.org 

A full, clean driving licence and your own transport is essential for this role. 

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
  • Good transport links
  • Free on-site car park 

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Completed application forms should be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ. 

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday, Friday 30th September. 

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.