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St Malachy’s College is the oldest Catholic Boys’ Grammar School in the Diocese of Down and Connor. It works to develop strong and positive links with the local community and with its contributory primary schools. The College enjoys an excellent reputation based on an outstanding pastoral care system and is a community with a passionate commitment to learning.

Creative Digital Technologist


The College is pioneering a new creative industries skills development programme in their new Centre for Creative Technologies and Learning. It represents a significant investment in a new digital skills development facility at the College. We now need to employ a highly creative, digitally competent individual to support our ambition. You will be someone who has a broad interest in creative technology. You will understand gaming, game engines, Augmented and Virtual Reality, and have a good knowledge of creative software like Adobe, Unreal Engine and Google Workspace, or have the ability to acquire this knowledge quickly. You will also have the ability to understand how the hardware, software, and resources in this type of facility could be used and maximised to enhance the teaching and learning of creative digital skills, and deliver training to staff. You will manage, maintain and develop all aspects of the Creative Technology infrastructure, including the network ensuring that it is of high quality, safeguarded, and fit for purpose. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a pioneering centre in support of the digital skills education of thousands of young people and within the North Belfast Area Learning Community and beyond, and a chance to inspire the next generation of young creatives.

Essential Criteria:

1.   A Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent in computing, 3D animation, games design, virtual reality or a relevant area OR 3 years’ experience working in a similar creative digital role, which should involve managing, supporting, troubleshooting networks and devices.

2.   A digitally competent individual with a good working knowledge of a range of hardware such as Windows PCs, Chromebooks and Mobile devices.

3.  A good working knowledge of Active Directory and at least one of Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, or macOS.

4.   Good communication skills and the ability to work with staff, students and other stakeholders.

5.  Enthusiastic, hardworking, a willingness to learn and good initiative.

Desirable Criteria:

1.  Experience with at least two of Coding, Games Development, Robotics, Digital Media, Adobe Creative Suite or Virtual Reality.

2.  An understanding of the current Digital curriculum or use of technology in the Classroom.

3.  A demonstrable working knowledge of C2K Systems.

 Salary band NJC 19 to 25 (£25,927 to £30,095). Salary placement dependent on skills and experience.


2010 - present

2010 - present

The Board of Governers of St. Malachy's College, 36 Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 2AE invites applications for the above named post. Application forms for this post, along with any relevant information may be downloaded from the website now. Alternatively, this can be obtained from the Monitoring Officer in the College.


Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 22 August 2022 at 3.00pm
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