Course Leader & Lecturer: Games Art & Concept Design

We are seeking an experienced person in Games and Concept Art who is able to expand the Games curriculum offer and lead on the successful design, development and delivery of the range of Higher National and degree courses, which include Higher Technical Qualifications at UCO.

As Course Leader and Lecturer, you will be responsible for the academic leadership of the courses and for teaching a range of modules within the discipline. You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. As a practice-experienced professional, you will be able to apply your experience in teaching your students.

The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of Games Art and be confident teaching undergraduate students at Levels 4-6. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to develop their academic career in a small and friendly environment, whilst utilising their vocational skills background to enrich the student experience. 

The successful candidate will have industry experience and a proven record in inspirational teaching at HE level and have a demonstrable commitment to teaching and learning excellence.

You will be based in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences which is responsible for a range of programmes including the Higher Nationals (HTQs), foundation degrees, Honours degrees and professional qualifications. The main teaching areas would be for example:

  • BA (Hons) Games Art and Concept Design
  • HNC/D Creative Media Production (Game Development)
  • HNC/D Creative Media Production (Web & App Development)
  • HNC/D Creative Media Production (Motion Graphics)

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

University Campus Oldham has an ambitious strategy to develop its Higher Education and Professional Development portfolio and to maximise its economic and social contribution to Oldham and the wider City Region. Our focus is on ensuring that we continue to address widening participation, to provide relevant experiences which prepare our students for either employment or further study.

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

University Campus Oldham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.