Attractive benefits for this post include 48 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Teacher Pensions Scheme.
An opportunity has arisen for a passionate, suitably experienced professional to teach on our thriving NextGen Games, Animation & VFX course. We are seeking to further strengthen our team with a technically minded and enthusiastic individual who specialises in Game Development and Programming with the skills required to ensure our learners are industry ready with the right knowledge for the workplace.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner in their field. Candidates must demonstrate their ability to assist students in the technical development of computer games, using relevant tools and technologies, such as Unity or Unreal Engine. Lecturers in this role are responsible for student achievement against the core principles of programming, maths and game design. As a result, the successful candidate must be able to evidence an understanding of maths and logical thinking, as well as the fundamentals of computer science and programming. The successful applicant will possess the ability to deliver high quality classes, with high expectations, that enthuse and inspire learners to achieve the best possible outcomes in preparation for a career in the Games, Animation or VFX industries.
This post offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work in our state of the art ‘Arts Academy’, at the Bede Campus, and at Hartlepool Sixth Form College, within our specialist NextGen studios, and be a part of a successful team, supporting outstanding achievement across our Digital provision.
Applicants will have industry experience, preferably in a studio environment, and could be new to teaching or have a proven track record in education. Applicants must be willing to achieve a full teaching qualification within two years, if not already held.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in their personal statement, giving practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification. Applicants will also be expected to bring along examples of their work to interview, and deliver a short lesson to a group of learners.
Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.
All applications must be received by 12 noon on Friday 04 October 2019.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 14 October 2019.
We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.