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Digital Coach - Games

Job details
Posting date: 16 April 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Location: Milton Keynes, MK3 6DR
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: APR20211802

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Summary


Digital Coach (Games)
The Code Makers Academy - part of South Central Institute of Technology
37.5hrs/wk – flexible hours

25 flexible days + 8 x Bank Holidays / Public Holidays with the option to purchase 5 additional days each year (via line manager approval)

Group Pension Scheme

Salary up to £35,000

At the South Central IoT we disrupt, we innovate, we lead. Join us to work alongside some inspiring individuals redesigning the landscape of how technology learning experiences are delivered. It’s happening now, we’re embracing challenges, disrupting traditional education and remastering student experience. We’re keen to hear from games development experts with a flair for inspiring creativity in others. As a start-up, we’re looking for someone exceptional, entrepreneurial, motivated and ready to influence others.
What you’ll bring to the role:

Talented as a creative, you’ll be inventive and passionate about the world of games development
You’ll be a skilled digital animator and an experienced user of state-of-the-art software including Z-Brush, Unity & Blender
Expertise in the rapidly evolving area of VR/AR Insights into the digital entertainment industry and immersive technology We are at the beginning of transforming how technology programmes are delivered, so we’re looking for someone who has the creativity, enthusiasm and motivation to be an agent of change
Designing programmes which match learner experiences with industry expertise Promoting lifestyle learning, ensuring learning is accessible from anywhere at any time across multiple platforms
Either experience in teaching, coaching or mentoring staff - or a strong desire to develop your career in this way
Designing accessible, challenging, engaging and innovative learning frameworks, schemes of work and delivery plans
Passionate, conscientious a great team worker supporting the ongoing launch of South Central Institute of Technology

 
From September 2021 we will be launching additional Apprenticeship Programmes and we need you to drive this forward. There’ll be some planning to do, curriculum design, student recruitment, and engagement with employers before we kick off the academic year.

The scale of the challenge:
The IoT Team has worked collaboratively for the last 12 months to design a brand new and bespoke curriculum. We originally intended to make this qualification ‘exclusive’ to our centres, but we think it’s too good to keep for ourselves. As such any centre globally can adopt our new HN Digital Technologies qualification, but we will be the first to offer in Spring 2021 and South Central Institute of Technology, and learners will be the first certificated in HN Digital Technologies. The qualification is also currently under review as part of the reforms to Higher Education and soon we will receive feedback whether it’ll be granted a HTQ ‘Kite Mark’- again another first. Our qualification not only brings the best from industry, but really focusses on development of knowledge, skills (we have developed a Skills Framework with Skills Builder) and behaviours. With so many firsts on the near horizon, it’s a great time to get involved. Get in touch to start the conversation. We look forward to sharing our vision with you.

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