Animation and Games Study Programme Manager

Cornwall College Group
St Austell [Cornwall]
Competitive With Market Premium
10 Sep 2021 09:14
01 Oct 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Media Studies / Game Design, Project / Programme Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Animation and Games Study Programme Manager

Based at Cornwall College St Austell we are looking for an experienced individual to work as part of our new Creative and Digital Academy as Study Programme Manager for Games and Animation. You will work with the Curriculum Area Manager to develop curricula and ensure coherence between the assessment units and wider industry style projects, supporting students and helping them to make a smooth transition into Higher Education, Sustainable Employment or Apprenticeship. The post will include some pastoral care through personal tutoring.

You’ll be working in a creative setting where cross-collaboration with all of the subjects of TCDA is encouraged and developing links with the local and wider industry is a must. Your ideas and proactive action in recruiting to the course and ensuring its sustainability will be supported and continually encouraged.

The ability to work flexibly across disciplines, experience of a range of teaching methods, support for group and individual work and working as part of a team, delivering workshops and practical sessions is vital.

You will be expected to teach a range of subjects, including practical and theoretical teaching and research in: environment, character and technical art; asset production pipelines; design theory; animation, modelling and texturing for 3D environments; storytelling/narrative development, coding and speculative use of contemporary game engines. An up to date skill set and experience of those skills is essential.

The Creative and Digital Academy is home to those who are practising creatives and outstanding teachers in their own right. You’ll feel at home amidst the fast-paced and continually developing department, enjoying the receipt of feedback and working as a team to develop the quality of the learner experience as well as the outward facing profile of TCDA.

The job description and person specification for this role provides full details of the scope and accountabilities, and the skills, qualifications and attributes needed.




We have excellent terms and conditions of employment. We offer access to generous occupational pension schemes for teachers and support staff.  We have generous annual leave schemes including a paid Christmas closure of two weeks for most roles. We have flexible and supportive family friendly working practices with a range of contracts available including term time only options. We have a range of staff development activities available and all employees have access to free tuition on many of our courses. We offer a range of health and wellbeing initiatives to our employees including access to free counselling and a corporate eye care scheme. Most of our campus sites offer free parking to employees as well as discounted restaurants and salons.


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