Leeds City College

Teacher, Health and Social Care - Part Time (Ref: LCC2484)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
SO1 Commencing at £26,615 with progression to £29,079 PA
30 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
Job Level
Contract Type
Part 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. 

This role is Part Time 22.2 hours per week, (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)


This exciting opportunity has arisen to join an enthusiastic and successful team, working within the College’s purpose built Quarry Hill Campus. The Health, Science and Social Care department offers a range of full and part time courses and apprenticeships. We are looking for a pro-active, innovative teacher of health and social care. You will be required to plan and deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment to students on full time study programmes. You must be able to teach the following at level 3: Anatomy and physiology Physiology of ageing Personal and professional development


  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course
  • Be responsible for recording student progress
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the subject and / or vocational area
  • Maintain and update knowledge of educational research to develop evidence- based practice
  • Motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression
  • Reflect on what works best in teaching and learning to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Adapt curriculum delivery methods to maximise their effectiveness, including through the use of technology
  • Carry out internal verification/moderation
  • Plan, prepare and develop effective schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources for identified modules.
  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules
  • Develop and employ effective assessment activities for identified modules
  • Assess student work, provide constructive and timely feedback to motivate and inspire the learner to improve and record learners’ progress for identified modules
  • Create SMART targets, record and monitor progress against them. Implement positive interventions where needed, for students undertaking identified modules
  • Apply theoretical understanding of effective practice in teaching, learning and assessment drawing on research and other evidence
  • Consider and employ the most effective delivery methods, including blended learning and technology enhanced learning Carry out internal verification duties in line with quality assurance processes.
  • Undertake review processes to develop and improve identified course(s)
  • Implement evidence-based strategies to ensure high levels of retention, achievement, success and attendance for identified cohorts
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with learners and provide support to ensure successful outcomes
  • Contribute to the marketing of courses, learner IAG and enrolment processes
  • Participate in student recruitment activities, including interviews and open evenings
  • Maintain and actively engage in quality and professional standards
  • Participate, as appropriate, in the College’s examination process
  • Ensure that effective Induction programmes are delivered for learners


The successful candidate will be adaptable, pro-active and innovative and will thrive in a busy and challenging environment

  • You will be required to plan and deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment to students on full time study programmes
  • You will hold a level 5 teaching qualification and a degree or vocational qualification in a health and social care related subject
  • You will have English and maths at level 2 or above
  • You will have recent teaching experience and experience of positively managing student progression, advice and guidance in a school or further education setting
  • You must be able to teach the following at level 3: Anatomy and physiology Physiology of ageing Personal and professional development


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

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to the vacancy.  


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.


For more information about the role please contact:

Vicky Meehan               vicky.meehan@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

To apply for this post, please follow the link.