Access to Music has an expanding network of music centres located across England. We develop bespoke music curriculum with Rockschool (RSL), the UK’s only popular music awarding body, and with UK universities, such as Birmingham City University. We also deliver to the wider creative industries through our creative media provision. Access to Music currently employs around 250 people.
We have a real presence in the music industry which provides our students with the opportunity to engage safely in industry practice. In addition, our delivery to the wider creative industries through our creative media provision is part of an expanding portfolio of curriculum and the Creative College initiative.
Jobs with Access to Music cover teaching and teaching support roles delivering high-quality learning experiences to the next generation of musicians and creative industries professionals; alongside business support and professional roles, both centre based and in our central services, primarily based in Manchester and Birmingham.
Current vacancies are detailed below.
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Current Vacancies
Games Design Course Managers and Lecturers
(Deadline - Fri 30 Jun 2017, Location - Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, London (Shoreditch) and Norwich, Salary - £various)

£24054 to £27073 (Course manager) Plus London Weighting where appropriate
£22013 - £24775 (Lecturer) Plus London Weighting where appropriate  

Full or part time opportunities are available in the following locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, London (Shoreditch) and Norwich

Access to Music, is a private education and training provider for the creative industries with a focus on Music (Performance and Production), Creative Media and Technical Theatre.

From September 2017 we will also be offering qualifications linked to the gaming industry. We want you to join our team of course managers and lecturers to help deliver and develop our FE Level 3 and Level 2 Games Design curriculum launching in September 2017.

Working with the Curriculum Manager for Games Design, Animation and Media, you will take responsibility for the development and delivery of our provision, from coordinating resources and managing student activities to developing industry links and course marketing, our course leaders are at the core of the student experience.

If you are a passionate educator with experience in the games industry and would relish the opportunity to develop and lead a unique and engaging curriculum and have the expertise outlined below then we are keen to meet you. Industry specific experience, skills and knowledge required for these roles are:

  • Broad understanding of the Games industry
  • Awareness of practices and workflow in the industry
  • Experience of 2D and 3D software relevant to Games Art, including 3D modelling
  • Traditional Games Art & Design techniques including concept art and illustration
  • Broad understanding of historical and contemporary art and design practice
  • Understanding of UX and level design
  • Some understanding or awareness of Games Engines

Our course leaders are at the heart of our education management team so it’s essential that you are conversant with current professional practices within your field of expertise. You may also have experience of teaching and/or managing in further and/or higher education. You will also be educated to degree level and will ideally hold a recognised teaching qualification or be willing to obtain one within a specified period. If you have the attitude and desire to work in varied, dynamic environment and believe in industry shaping vocational provision then we can guarantee you will play a key role in our success.

Access to Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service. If you are interested in working for us but this position isn’t quite right for you, please register your details on our jobs board and we will let you know when a more suitable opportunity arises.