CSVPA Summer School Games Design Tutor

Cambridge Education Group
05 Apr 2019
19 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Cambridge Education Group -

CSVPA Summer School Games Design Tutor

Job overview

You will ideally have previous commercial experience working in the Game Development industry and hold a degree in an industry relevant qualification. The successful candidate will be required to teach a range of specialisms within the field of Game Art and Design in relation to content creation helping our students to create stunning game art covering the areas of Props, Environments and Lighting. We are looking for Game Artists with a broad depth of knowledge to teach our students industry relevant techniques for both mobile and console/PC games.

Main purpose of the role:

To design, develop, co-ordinate and deliver teaching, learning, assessment and support in relevant curriculum areas to ensure learners achieve their aims. The Creative Media & Games department supports learners studying Games Development. The role will involve teaching on each Games design as well as developing links with local game studios. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a range of game development related content on the most up to date industry related software, such as 3DS Max, Maya and the Unreal Engine.

The role will include but not be limited to the following:

  1. Teach effectively on a range of programmes across the College curriculum, which may include timetabled lessons, delivery of modules or bespoke provision.
  2. Thoroughly prepare suitable teaching and learning materials for a range of Summer School classes and make use of a variety and appropriate learning and teaching methods.
  3. Thoroughly prepare flexible teaching, learning and assessment materials and incorporate the use of digital technologies/ILT to enhance learning experiences.
  4. Have available an up to date syllabus and scheme of work (showing methods of delivery and embedded cross-cutting themes) for each course/class taught and to lodge a copy of this information with the appropriate manager by the start of the course.
  5. Complete promptly and accurately all class records including the register of attendance and tracking of student progress against targets.

Key Responsibilities and Capabilities

  • To have read and understood the applicable manuals and staff handbook, and be fully conversant with the policies for the welfare and protection of children.
  • Additional duties as required.
  • Responsible for the entertainment of students in the evening, offering a range of activities.
  • Responsible for the safety and welfare of students in the evening and on weekend excursions.
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times.

Person Specification

  • Is supportive of the aims, ethos and mission statement of the College.
  • Is proactive rather than reactive in approach, and can act on own initiative.
  • Takes responsibility and ownership for work issues and problems of a primary operational nature.
  • Is energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrates a positive attitude.
  • Committed to the role and to team / College.
  • Can think and act rationally and maturely without undue bias or reliance on emotional responses.
  • Can weigh up information, issues and evidence and draw balanced conclusions from such.
  • Knows when to ask for support and advice from colleagues.

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