Luminate Education Group

Teacher Construction (HC044)

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SO1 Commencing at £26,881 with progression to £29,367 PA
10 Jun 2021
23 Jun 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

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. 


As part of the Luminate Group, Harrogate College is in an exciting period of growth.

The Construction provision always attracts a lot of interest and is heading in new directions.

Harrogate College is working closely with the local stakeholders and is championing new technologies and green energies as part of its development strategy.

An opportunity has become available to become part of our construction teaching team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with relevant experience in the industry who is passionate about their trade and able to inspire and upskill others.


You will be required to deliver industry relevant skills within a practical setting and support this with classroom-based theory.

You will manage learners on programmes where you will be responsible for ensuring the learners engage throughout the year and then progress towards employment in the industry.

You will help in developing the curriculum and be responsive to market changes to ensure we are promoting the most current industry-based skills and knowledge, working closely with our apprenticeship provision to meet local demand.

You will also support the team in the quality assurance process, ensuring that delivery and assessment meets and exceeds the requirements of the awarding body.

You will be expected to maintain and update knowledge of the subject/professional area and co-operate in any staff development activities.


The right candidate will be passionate about the Construction industry and also about education.

Having the drive and enthusiasm to develop and drive a quality and enriching programme is a fundamental.

Brick working skills are essential and an experience of other trades such as groundworks and plumbing is desirable.

An experience of teaching and/or assessing is preferred but applications without this background would be considered for the right candidate. 


For more information about the role please contact:

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 


Harrogate Colleges offers a broad curriculum where we encourage our students to grow as individuals, dare to dream and have a great time. To achieve that, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Harrogate  College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments.


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

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

  • Excellent pension schemes 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:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • 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: 

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


The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: 

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.  

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021. 

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens. 


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.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 


Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread. 

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