Unity Program Instructor

Code Coven
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Posted
June 16, 2022
Part Time
Anywhere
Remote

Code Coven is seeking a skilled and compassionate Unity game development instructor to join our teaching team and lead our online Introduction to Game Making (IGM) classrooms.

This is a fixed-term part-time contract but we are ideally seeking candidates interested in working with Code Coven long-term. You contract would be 4th July to 14th October. 5 hours per week initially changing to 15 hours per week from 22nd August when your cohort of students will begin. You will need to be available to teach courses that run from 18:00-20:00 GMT/BST, though you do not need to be located in this time zones.

There is an opportunity to extend your contract to instruct our upcoming Unreal Engine cohorts in Q4 2022.

You are:

  • Known as a kind and caring person.
  • Skilled at active listening.
  • A game creator with experience shipping titles utilizing the Unity engine. Other game making tools are a bonus!
  • Proficient in C# scripting
  • Has experience mentoring, teaching or in leadership roles.
  • Knowledgeable about diversity and inclusion topics and how they relate to the landscape of the current games industry.
  • A skilled public speaker who can facilitate an engaging and welcoming classroom environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Foster an online teaching environment where participation and discussion are encouraged.
  • Facilitate presentations to teach our students, participants, and alumni about:
  • Development best practices
  • Working within the games industry
  • Self-advocacy strategies and negotiation within a workplace setting
  • Mindful communication and empathetic collaboration
  • Guide students in preparing for the job application process and a professional career in the games industry.
  • Work closely with the Head of Curriculum to create program plans that ensure students get the most out of each curriculum.
  • Be committed to Code Coven’s code of support, advocacy and inclusion of all community members without judgment.
  • Cultivate professional relationships with program mentors and guest lecturers.

Benefits:

  • Work remotely from any location with reliable internet.
  • Join our vast network of industry professionals and make new connections with Code Coven mentors, guest lecturers, and partner organizations.
  • Be a part of something intrepidly daring and change the games industry’s future by supporting the next generation of game makers.
  • We offer a one-off project fee if signing on to teach one IGM course, and will negotiate a rolling monthly amount for longer term contracts. Please contact us for more details.

About our workplace

Code Coven is a collaborative workplace with internal mentorship, clear expectations, and individual agency. We are a team of experts in our respective roles and value clear communication and kindness. Staff are spread across time zones, and individuals are expected to be self-directed and work asynchronously to complete tasks, while any necessary in-person meetings over video calls are conducted during our “overlap hours”, which are generally 15:00 – 19:00 UTC.

Code Coven welcomes applications from people of any and all backgrounds, but are particularly interested in seeing applications from people of marginalized demographics who can personally empathize and offer guidance to our program participants.

To learn more about us, visit our team page on the Code Coven website. Read more about Code Coven’s journey.

Hiring process

Complete your application Typeform (via the apply button) by Friday 24th June, 2022.

Our interview process is likely to be in two stages, and will involve meeting various members of our team AND a task where you teach us something so we can get a feel for your classroom style.

For any questions regarding this listing, please get in touch at careers@codecoven.co. We look forward to meeting you!

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