Leeds City College

Apprentice - Teacher in Biology (L5)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£15,000 per annum
13 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Subject Area
Science, Teacher Training
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Fixed term. 

Leeds City College is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1200 employees and over 35,000 students. Offering a diverse curriculum within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

Starting in September 2018 until July 2020, Leeds City College is offering an exciting new apprenticeship opportunity, where you can gain practical experience at the same time as obtaining a Level 5 teaching qualification. 

As an Apprentice Teacher Biology, you will undertake a fully funded Higher Level Teacher Apprenticeship that is mapped to a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. This is a fantastic opportunity to start a career in teaching and learn from industry experts along the way, undertaking your role within the relevant department within the College. 

This would be an ideal opportunity for you if you: 

  • Have achieved Maths, English and ICT skills at Level 2 (equivalent to GCSE Grade C or above).
  • Have a specialist subject qualification at Level 3, or already hold a degree in Biology.
  • Want to work alongside experienced teachers to develop work related skills in further education college and or schools.
  • Are passionate, a great communicator, want to enthuse learners and can operate well within a team. 

This apprenticeship will last for at least 22 months, and at the end of your apprenticeship you will qualify as a Learning and Skills Teacher (LST), enabling you to teach young people and adults within all parts of the Education and Training Sector (ETS) in the future, including work based/ independent training provision; further, adults and higher education; offender learning; and the voluntary sector. 

If you are interested in this exciting new apprenticeship and want to earn whilst you learn, complete an application today. We will assess your suitability and look forward to speaking to you soon. 

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer click on the following link: http://www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/the-college/jobs-and-careers/benefits/

Leeds City College is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.