Luminate Education Group

HE Lecturer Policing/Criminology (LCC2892)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
SO1 Commencing at £26,881 with progression to £29,367 per annum
29 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

We are looking for a lecturer in the area of social sciences with the ability to teach across a broad range of modules at different levels. Ideal candidates will have an academic background in Policing or Criminology.

This is a Variable Hours role.


We are the department of HE law, Leadership & Business.

We offer a range of Higher Education programmes in the areas of Business Management, Leadership & Management, Events Management, Tourism Management, Law and Policing.

We also offer a range of accounting, management, legal and professional courses.

This role will be within the Law and Policing side of the department with a focus on Foundation Degree Policing and Access to HE Diploma in Policing.

Applications from individuals who share our student centred approach are encouraged.

As this position is variable hours we are looking for somebody who can be flexible in regards to timetable.


Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans for both face to face and online classes

Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding of learners.

Be responsible for recording student progress by creating individual SMART learning targets

Carry out internal verification/moderation.

Undertake review processes to develop and improve identified course(s).


  • Hold a L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE)
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in law with some experience of policing/criminology
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge and recent delivery of law with some experience of policing/criminology in Higher Education and ability to plan and deliver quality teaching across identified modules
  • Experience of positively managing student progression, advice and guidance
  • Knowledge of current teaching practices and experience of utilising a range of teaching practices to enhance learner journey and progression and ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum
  • Experience of undertaking internal verification and moderation activities


For more information about the role please contact:

Katie King

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 


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 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

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

  • 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. 

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.