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Location
Isle of Wight
Contract
Part time
Salary
up to £33,413 pro rata, per annum
Published
Wed, 10 July 2024
Closing
24th July 2024

Are you a dynamic and passionate individual with a love and knowledge for gaming and computer technology? Do you have the drive to inspire and lead students in the exciting world of esports? If so, we want you to join our small but dedicated Computing team as an Esports Lecturer!

About the role:

As a Lecturer in Computing, Digital & Esports you will deliver engaging and innovative teaching across our Level 3 Esports programme, inspiring and supporting students to achieve their full potential in this exciting and fast-paced industry.

You will deliver high quality teaching sessions in Esports, covering a range of topics including esports management, streaming and broadcasting, and competitive gaming. This will be through a variety of teaching methods and resources to engage students and enhance their understanding of key concepts and principles.

Key responsibilities:

Deliver engaging Esports Level 3 curriculum.

Support and collaborate with the Computing team.

Build and coach an esports team to compete in weekly tournaments.

Deliver across the curriculum – Level 1 , Level 2 & T Level

About you/requirements:

To be successful in this role you will require the below:

Hold a relevant degree in Esports, Game Design, Computer Science or a related field

Experience in gaming and computer technology.

Passion for esports and student development.

Willingness to pursue a teaching qualification if not already held.

Strong leadership and organisational skills.

What we offer:

A supportive and innovative work environment.

Opportunities for professional development and growth.

The chance to shape and lead a competitive esports team.

Benefits:

Employees at the Isle of Wight College enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that enhances their work-life balance and wellbeing. Staff are entitled to 40 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays, and benefit from a Christmas Shutdown Holiday Allowance. The college offers an excellent pension scheme under the Local Government Scheme, providing long-term financial security.

For those keen on environmental sustainability and fitness, there’s a Cycle to Work Scheme. Employees also enjoy Wightlink discounts for travel, discounted treatments in the Hair and Beauty departments, and free access to the on-site gym. Convenience is provided with free onsite parking, and the campus boasts an on-site Starbucks & Restaurant for all your refreshment needs.

Health and wellbeing are taken seriously, with an Eye Care Scheme for Display Screen Equipment users, access to the Public Benefit Scheme (Kaarp), and additional Maternity/Adoption and Sickness Benefit Schemes. The college also provides Free Counselling and Wellbeing Support, ensuring employees have access to mental health resources.

Professional growth is encouraged through CPD days, offering opportunities for mentorship and coaching, including staff development days. The college also promotes a healthy work environment with Well-being days & activities, ensuring that staff wellbeing is a priority.

To join us here at The Isle of Wight College hit ‘Apply’ now! You can also forward your CV to recruitment@iwcollege.ac.uk

Please be aware that the Isle of Wight College may close the vacancy earlier than anticipated if a sufficient number of applications are received. To ensure your application is considered, it is recommended to submit your CV promptly.

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