Computing/Games Development Lecturer, Swindon

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New College SwindonSwindon

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Start date: 20th August 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £25,988 - £37,091 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Lecturer in Computing and/or Games Development

Are you looking to work for a successful and growing educational organisation?

New College Swindon, has recently been judged “Good” by OFSTED and has a number of exciting vacancies within the Computing and ICT department which offers career development opportunities. We are national leaders (FE Week) for 16-18 positive progression and seek dedicated and inspirational staff to support our journey to “Outstanding”.

We have a range of lecturing opportunities within the department covering Computing, ICT and/or Games Development. There are full time and part time permanent contracts available as we approach an exciting period of development. We offer an innovative and diverse curriculum from Entry Level to Level 5 (including a range of Level 3 apprenticeships) and are recognised as a Digital School House, and a Risual Microsoft Academy and we expect to a deliver the Foundation Degree in Cyber Security from September 2018.

Successful candidates will benefit from working with state of the art technologies and resources, including Microsoft Hololens. Our learners value and are excited about working in this attractive environment and our HE learners are provided with HP learning devices to support their studies. We embrace industry experts to support programmes from a number of national organisations.

You should hold a degree or equivalent in the subject area along with a full Level 5 teaching qualification (or be on a teaching programme). We will also consider applications from individuals who can demonstrate significant industry experience together with a teaching qualification. Level 2 English and Maths are also required if you don 't have these we will support you to gain them if your application is successful. You should be able to demonstrate through application and interview, an in-depth level of knowledge and understanding in the specialist subject area of Information Technology, relevant contemporary software applications and related practice and be able to contextualise this within the employability agenda. Applicants with a passion or experience in Games Development are also welcome.

All teaching staff at New College Swindon benefit from excellent conditions of employment, including a generous holiday allowance, attractive pension schemes and access to a range of other benefits.

To apply for one of these exciting roles please complete an application form (we do not accept CV’s). We are keen to hear from you and happy to have an informal discussion with applicants to answer any questions prior to submitting an application, contact Patrick Seale on 01793-611470 ext 3402. On your application please indicate your preferred contract size and identify if appropriate which area your specialism comes under.

We are committed to safeguarding and the promotion of welfare for all learners, we expect staff to share these commitments. Successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks including DBS and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

Closing Date: 15th April 2018
 Interview Date: 25th April 2018

To apply please send your completed application form and equal opportunities document to or follow the link to access our website where you will be able to apply directly. 

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More about New College Swindon
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: New College Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 611470
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