Trainee Teacher / Lecturer in Digital Games Design and Graphics

New Year, new career - a unique opportunity to get into Teaching and pass on your skills….

Wakefield College have secured funding from the Department of Education - Taking Teaching Further initiative, to employ and attract industry specialists direct into Further Education. 

If you’ve worked in the digital games (design and graphics) sector, are a good team player and have a comprehensive knowledge of your industry sector, why not consider teaching? 

We’re looking for people with excellent communication skills, drive and enthusiasm in your qualified subject area – digital games - who would like to pass their knowledge on to ensure our students receive the best possible learning experience.

Wakefield College will employ you as a new Teacher /Lecturer and you will be supported with an intensive development programme including funding you to a gain a Level 5, City and Guilds, Teaching Qualification. You will also be supported through our internal teacher development programme “The Programme of Excellence”.  

Our teacher development programme is designed and delivered in a way that will ensure you obtain all the skills that are needed to become a teacher. In addition to providing theoretical and best practice knowledge, you will be assigned a mentor from our high-performance teaching team to support you through your early career with us. 

As a new Teacher with an industry background in digital games - the following benefits will be available to you:

  • Generous Annual Leave, 50 days, (fulltime, pro-rata for part time) including eight Public/Bank Holidays.
  • Good Pension Scheme, access to Teachers Pension which Wakefield College currently contribute 16.48%
  • Excellent Training & Continuous Professional Development, including a funded Level 5 Teaching Qualification. 

See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.

For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.

Closing date: 11am Thursday 31st January 2019.

Transforming lives through learning…

…by enabling young people. Adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.