Luminate Education Group

Level 5 Teacher Apprenticeship, Electrical Installation or Plumbing

Keighley, West Yorkshire
£17,189 PA Pro Rata
15 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
Subject Area
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

** COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you may experience some delays during the recruitment process. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. **

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 is a fixed term post for 24 months. 


Over a two-year apprenticeship, you will be learning to become an outstanding teacher, whose main duties will include:

  • Study towards a higher level teaching apprenticeship (L5 Diploma in Education and Training) over a period of 24 months while in post

  • 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 and track and monitor progress against these

  • Be responsible for recording student progress and supporting students to achieve targets

  • Deliver a minimum of 100 teaching hours over the two-year period


You will hold the relevant highest level vocational qualification in the subject you wish to teach (at least at Level 3)

  • Hold English, maths and ICT at Level 2 prior to commencing training or prior to completion of the apprenticeship

  • You will have relevant up to date subject knowledge in specific subject area (e.g. Hair and Beauty, Sport, Electrical Installation, Plumbing, Dance etc.) and up to date knowledge of workplace practice

  • Have the ability to follow direction and constructive feedback, to help support development as a teaching practitioner, applying theory to practical application in an education setting

  • Have excellent organisational skills, to ensure deadlines are met

  • Have the ability to be adaptable and flexible towards the requirements of different learner need

  • You will promote of a safe environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults to learn in


Keighley College, a highly successful community college is part of the Luminate Education Group. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College. 


We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Keighley 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.


For more information about the role please contact:

Debra Granger

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

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.