Leeds City College

Study Support Coach, English - Part Time (Ref: LCC2482)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
LC6 Commencing at £24,390 with progression to £25,840 PA
30 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 22.5 hours Per week


We require a part time Study Support Coach (fixed term) with a specialism in English to join our outstanding team based at our brand new Quarry Hill Campus. We believe in providing our students with the very best support to enable them to progress into successful careers


  • To be responsible for a caseload of students who require coaching and on-line support as part of their planned learning programme in English
  • To track and monitor progress towards achievement using assessment grades in ProMonitor mark books, ensuring learner progress is tracked against their target grades
  • To be responsible for achieving student outcomes-achieving the qualification and target grade
  • To identify where students require an intervention and convene small groups of students to work on a specific topic related to their English course
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the subject/professional area and co-operate in any staff development activities required to effectively carry out the duties of the post and to participate in review and development schemes


  • English qualification at L2
  • Supporting teaching and learning / teaching assistant / or learning
  • Sound subject knowledge of English and the GCSE curriculum and assessment frameworks
  • Demonstrates significant experience or knowledge of how to work successfully with different groups of students enrolled to Creative Arts vocational courses where English is an integral part of the study programme


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.


For more information about the role please contact:

Nicky Gray  nicky.gray@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

To apply for this post, please follow the link.