Games Design Course Leader

Games Design Course Leader
Employer: Access Creative College
Salary: £24,400 to £26,800
Location: Bristol

Are you game for it?
Post: Games Design Course Leader
Salary: £24,400 to £26,800
Hours: Full-time (potential for job share dependent on applicants)
Commencing: immediately

Who are we?
Access Creative College is more than just a college; we are a hub for young creative entrepreneurs who are shaping the future of the creative industries.

Now in our 25th academic year and serving more than 2000 learners across our seven UK based Centres over Levels 1-5, Access Creative College has a well-established reputation for music courses. We’ve been part of Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and JP Cooper’s journey to stardom. For the past two years, we have been striving to provide that same well-respected education to a new generation of gamers, photographers and digital and media creatives.

What is the role?
We want you to join our team of Course Leaders and lecturers to help deliver and develop our Games curriculum at our brand new Centre in the heart of the City of Bristol. The £5 million Centre boasts a Games lab, Media studios and VR suite, and there’s a bicycle park. There has never been a more exciting time to come on board!

Working with the centre team and Curriculum Manager for Games and Media, you will take responsibility for the development and delivery of our provision, from coordinating resources and managing student activities to developing industry links and course marketing, working at the core of the student experience. You will work among experienced, passionate tutors as well as within a support service provided by our Central Team.

Who are we looking for?
Our prime focus is to nurture talent, desire, and determination. We’re looking for someone who is passionate enough to want to share their knowledge and experience with active and hungry young minds.

If you have experience in the games industry and would relish the opportunity to develop and lead a unique and engaging curriculum and have the expertise outlined below then we are keen to meet you.

Industry-specific experience, skills and knowledge required:

Experience of working in the Games industry
Current and relevant industry/sector knowledge
Awareness of practices and workflow in the industry
Experience of 2D and 3D software relevant to Games Art, including 3D modelling
Traditional Games Art & Design techniques including concept art and illustration
Broad understanding of historical and contemporary art and design practice
Understanding of UX and level design
Experience working with real-time game Games Engine

Our Course Leaders are at the heart of our education management team so it’s essential that you are conversant with current professional practices within your field of expertise. You may also have experience of teaching and/or managing in further and/or higher education.

You will also be educated to degree level and will ideally hold a recognised teaching qualification or be willing to obtain one within a specified period. If you have the attitude and desire to work in varied, dynamic environment and believe in industry-shaping vocational provision then we can guarantee you will play a key role in our success.

What can we do for you?
We can offer you financial and social support to complete a teacher training course that is transferable throughout the Further Education sector
We can build your career through our progression channels, whether growing as a teacher and becoming a leader or moving into one of our industry-focused departments, e.g. Partnerships, Employability or Enrichment.
With Access Creative College you’ll be working daily with other extremely talented tutors providing you with opportunities to collaborate and make new connections.

Applications to reach us by 9th December. 2018

Access Creative College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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