Tutor in Games & Animation

Closing Date: 31/08/2028
Job Role Education
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £36,718 - £43,594 plus additional pay award from August 2023 (plus up to 10% bonus) Status
Company Teesside University

Job Description


Opening in September 2023 these roles offer a unique opportunity to be part of the ground breaking development of Teesside University London from the very start.  Engaging with students from a range of backgrounds TU London will provide our students with the support they need to be employable, future-focused and ready for now.

We are looking for academic professionals and suitably qualified and experienced industry practitioners to join our collaborative and vibrant community. At TU London we offer a friendly and supportive environment empowering our students to work with impact and innovation within a sustainable global digital economy. By choosing a future with TU London you will be joining a committed, caring and ambitious team. 

TU London is based at Here East in Stratford, a vibrant and contemporary space.  Here East, part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, is an innovation and technology campus with locally-owned food and coffee outlets and a gym. There’s even a spa, barbers and retro video-game bar.

We are currently looking to recruit academic professionals and suitably qualified and experienced industry practitioners with the skills and ability to inspire our games and animation students with your expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Games development
  • Games programming
  • Games Arts
  • Animation
  • Concept development
  • Visual effects
  • Motion design


Enthusiastic academic professionals to contribute to teaching, assessment, curriculum design in Games & Animation disciplines at TU London. You will apply creativity, innovation and subject expertise to the delivery of an outstanding student learning experience.

Your responsibilities will include the delivery of innovative, engaging and effective teaching, providing pastoral support, supervision of projects and contribution to professional development and business engagement. You will engage in management activities such as module leadership, produce appropriate documentation and collaborate with colleagues to disseminate best practice.

You will have knowledge and experience in the design and delivery of effective teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level using a variety of approaches. You will either hold extensive professional experience in a related field and a degree or a PhD in a relevant discipline. The ability and expertise to teach a range of Games & Animation subjects is an essential requirement along with the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders including business.  

Your skills and expertise will include exceptional oral and written communication skills, IT skills to produce effective materials and engage our students. You will have demonstrable ability to exercise initiative, creativity and judgement in applying appropriate approaches to teaching and learning, research and scholarly activities. You will have the capability to support student retention through caring for our students’ pastoral needs.

Further details on the role and what we’re looking for are available here


  • A competitive salary which allows for increases based on exceptional performance
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 30 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays) + paid leave over Christmas and New Year
  • 24/7 counselling support with our Employee Assistance Programme
  • An empowering working culture with hybrid working options available
  • Annual Eye Care and Glasses Voucher with Specsavers
  • Travel season ticket interest free loan scheme
  • Free shuttle bus from Stratford International or Stratford City Station
  • Enhanced family leave; up to 18 weeks full pay
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Volunteering Leave (three paid days leave for community/charity activity annually)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Perks and Discounts at hundreds of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues
  • Access to onsite facilities, exclusive discounts and social events at Here East

At TU London, you will have the opportunity to make an impact in an innovative and supportive environment. If you are values driven with a passion for higher education, then we are keen to hear from you.


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