Luminate Education Group

Course Leader for Electrical Provision (HC042)

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Course Leader (SO2 + £1,000) Commencing at £30,244 with progression to £32,085 PA + £1000 PA
17 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
Subject Area
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 Electrical provision always attracts a lot of interest and has real potential. There has been a lot of external work to build relationships with local stakeholder, especially employers who are seeking a reliable educational provision to support their businesses. This is especially true in regard to the local electricians, many of whom operate as independent businesses.


You will be responsible for the ensuring the provision works towards the college standards in relation to retention, achievement, attendance and positive progression rates which will be achieved by supporting and maintaining high quality and effective delivery across the course team.

This will include you delivering and assessing essential knowledge and understanding to learners whilst looking to develop and adapt the course team to maximise its effectiveness and efficiency.

You will also be key in helping to make decisions to stabilise the department and actively influence changes to promote growth.

You will have the line management of staff working within that provision which will involve helping to support and develop yourself and individuals professionally as well as a team.

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 Electrical industry but also about education and have the drive and enthusiasm to develop a programme that will ensure learners are able to progress and develop. 

Experience of the electrical industry is essential, as is a teaching and/or assessing background.

An experience of course management would be desirable as would any previous management experience.


For more information about the role please contact:

Jason Parry

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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