Game Development 1A Lecturer - Independent Contractor (6 February 2017 to 7 July 2017) - GD1AL-IC
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Vega School - Cape Town Campus

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice Principal - Tertiary

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this module is to provide students with an introduction to programming through the use of an object oriented programming language relevant to the gaming industry. It provides students with the basic building blocks required for game programming.

Module Outcomes/Outline:

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the introductory concepts in object oriented programming (OOP) for game development.
  • Apply the introductory concepts using the appropriate OOP language to develop programs.
  • Develop solutions using an OOP language to code and build graphical user interfaces.
  • Communicate information accurately and effectively.



  • An Honours degree in Information Systems/ Computer Science.


  • An Honours degree in similarly related fields with programming or a similarly related field to the third year level.

Work Experience:

Lecturing experience in programming.

Work experience as a software developer/ application developer/ programmer.

Key Performance Area:

Preparation and lecturing as per the Module Guide for Game Development 1A.

Teaching curriculum outcomes as per contract hours.

Briefing students for assignments and providing feedback.

Marking assessments and providing feedback.

Presenting class marks and feedback to the Programme Managers.

Actively engaging with current trends in teaching and learning strategies within the Vega environment.

Working Conditions:

  • Campus Environment

Equity Statement:

  • Preferably equity candidate.


Please note that ONLY candidates who meet the requirements will be considered for this role. Only successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of applying. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of applying consider your application unsuccessful.