Luminate Education Group

Teacher - Business (HC059)

4 days left

SO1 Commencing at £26,881 with progression to £29,367 PA Pro Rata
11 Oct 2021
25 Oct 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Harrogate College is a further education provider, offering many exciting opportunities for learners across the district.

Providing high-quality education, the college encourages all to reach their potential and offers life-changing opportunities for all students by working closely with the community.

The college works to prepare students for the future through it’s strong industry links and placement opportunities.

The college provides a supportive environment that celebrates inclusivity, progression, and nurturing.

Community is at the heart of the college which champions a personalised learning experience for all students We are looking for an individual that can demonstrate the values of the college and instill these values within the students.


You will be required to deliver all areas of the BTEC Business curriculum to level two and level three learners.

Develop a progressive curriculum that leads to excellent outcomes for all Business students.

The post holder will also be required to be an integral part of our student enrichment curriculum, ensuring a enhanced learner experience.


Inspirational adaptive teacher with a learner focused approach.

Experience of delivering the BTEC Business units.

Up to date subject knowledge.

For this post an accounting background would be preferable.

A good knowledge of the BTEC provision and quality checking processes.

Experience of recording and monitoring student progress.

Good digital skills with the motivation to learn and develop.


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.


For more information about the role please contact:

David Gaunt - Course Leader for BTEC qualifications.

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. 

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