Luminate Education Group

Lecturer, Computer Game (LCC3535)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,150 to £29,663 per annum
09 Aug 2022
18 Aug 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time


  • The School of Higher Education STEM, at the University Centre Campus, is looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Game Development Lecturer.
  • The ideal candidate will have either industry experience or a Masters in a related field.
  • We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who have expertise in some of the following areas: understanding of game creation pipelines, indie development, knowledge of design theory; understanding of project management tools and immersive technology.


  • We are looking for someone who has teaching experience and who has taught game development topics.
  • You will work towards strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached.
  • You will manage the process of learner and their courses to ensure groups of learners are on track to achieve their potential.
  • You will ensure effective delivery of sessions across the curriculum, using a wide range of teaching methods, for Game development courses.
  • You will have a quality focus and continually seek out improvements in the games department.
  • You will contribute to the development of new programmes, such as Degree courses in Game Development.
  • You will research, implement and train staff on immersive learning opportunities to enhance and excite the curriculum offer across the department.


  • You will possess an up to date and current knowledge of the Game Development landscape.
  • You should have experience of teaching Game related topics.
  • You should hold a Level 5 (or above) Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE).
  • You should have a degree in Game Development or a related topic (Preferably Masters).
  • You should have English and Maths qualifications at Level 2 or above, with a willingness to improve in one or both disciplines to Level 3 or above.
  • You should have relevant up to date subject knowledge and evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD).
  • You should have experience of positively managing student and group progression, advice and guidance in a school or Further Education setting, with positive outcomes.


For more information about the role please contact:

Adam Harrison

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.