Lecturer in Games Design

The Sheffield College
Sheffield [South Yorkshire]
£20,401 - £32,526 Per Year, Depending on qualifications and experience
12 May 2022 14:25
29 May 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Media Studies / Game Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Lecturer in Games Design

Lecturer in Games Design

Lecturer:  £20,401 - £32,526

37 hours per week x 52 weeks per year


About you

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for an organisation that really cares about its staff and students? Do you want to make a real difference and help shape and influence the next generation? If so, then this role could be the perfect opportunity for you and to start your career as a Lecturer in Games Design for The Sheffield College.


The Role

As a Lecturer in Games Design you’ll teach across a range of provision and have ownership of your own programme. You’ll work with our Curriculum Leaders and Faculty Head to further develop our Games Design pathway, potentially towards both our Further Education and Degree levels of study.

As a candidate you’ll have recent teaching experience, be familiar with issues facing young people and be flexible in your approach to delivery. You should hold a relevant academic or professional qualification at degree level (or equivalent). You should also hold (or be willing to work towards) a recognised teaching qualification.

Teaching experience and awareness of related, current industrial/commercial practice within Games Design is essential. Your role will be vital in delivering the training and assessment of vocational skills, ensuring that our students enjoy an exceptional learning experience, with Excellence, Employability, Enterprise and Engagement at its core.


The majority of students will be aged between 16 and 20 and will typically progress to HE Design courses. Your duties will primarily focus on the coordination of a single programme with a secondary focus on fostering external links with schools, industry and enterprise.


If you’re excited about the scope of this role and the opportunity to have a real impact in a place that makes a real difference to lives then read the job description to find out more and apply for this position today.



We offer a wide selection of benefits in return for the work that you will do, such as

  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Excellent holiday allowance – 42 days plus bank & public holidays
  • Excellent pension package with Teachers Pensions Agency
  • Cycle to work, Car hire, Healthcare schemes plus others
  • Flexible working
  • TOTUM card with great offers and discounts


Closing Date:                   29 May 2022

Shortlisting Date:             30 May 2022

Interview Date:                 8 June 2022


As an Investors in Diversity employer we encourage applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Also, as a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.


We are an employer who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting procedures.