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Ref Job Title Salary Contract Type Closing Date Support/Academic/Management
A253 Lecturer in Esports £32,348 - £39,745 per annum Permanent, Full-time 07-10-2022 12 Midday Academic

With fantastic new facilities University College Birmingham is looking for industry professionals with a passion for developing others; recent investments include an E-Sports facility, Cybersuite and state of the art facilities across our campus – A perfect time to join us!

If you have a passion for learning and development and experience of FE teaching, training or mentoring/coaching, this could be the next step in your career.

Our highly motivated team are looking for teaching focussed, qualified professionals who are able to deliver training to our students on our BTEC level 3 Esports course.

Esports is an industry rapidly on the rise. Global Esports revenues are tipped to hit $1.8 billion by 2022, with more than 450 million viewers tuning in last year. Our BTEC Esports college course explores the field in-depth and opens doors to a future in this booming business. The course is endorsed by the British Esports Association.  Industry is at the heart of what we do so if you want to join a dynamic team of professionals inspiring the future of our industry then look no further!

UCB is committed to providing professional development opportunities and will support the completion of a recognised teaching qualification, if not already held.The University has invested c£140 million in new teaching and other facilities over the last ten years, including several new campus teaching buildings, which can be seen virtually on our website www.ucb.ac.uk


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year (38 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)

  • Teachers Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare 

  • Excellent staff development opportunities 

  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 

  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking

  • Hybrid Working Opportunities

  • Free Gym Membership 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 7 October 2022 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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