Leeds City College

Course Leader, Engineering, Fixed Term (Ref: LCC2427)

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Leeds, West Yorkshire
SO2 + £1,000 Commencing at £29,948 with progression to £31,771 + £1,000 PA Pro Rata
14 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Subject Area
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service.**

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country. 


We are a large engineering department delivering quality programmes to automotive, mechanical and electrical engineers. The learners are a combination of full time students, part time, apprentices and employees from local businesses who are upskilling. The majority of the learners will be 16-17 year olds studying a full time programme


  • You will deliver units from the IMI qualification suite for Maintenance & Repair, Fitting and general Mechanical content
  • You will have a mix of theory class sessions and practical sessions in the workshop
  • You are expected to support our learners throughout their course and give them an opportunity to explore and enjoy the different pathways within motor vehicle education


  • You will been keen to inspire and teach young people who want a career in the motor vehicle trade
  • You will need to be qualified in the field of motor vehicle
  • Ideally you will be familiar with IMI and how it works
  • You will preferably have teaching experience, however this is not essential
  • You have industry skills and are looking to retrain with Leeds City College to work in the education sector


Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students 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. 


We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension scheme with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff


Luminate Education Group is committed to the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.


We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

To apply for this role, please follow the link.