Luminate Education Group

Teacher of Travel, Tourism and Aviation (Part Time) (LCC3025)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£26,881 to £29,367 Per Annum, Pro Rata
13 Oct 2021
25 Oct 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. 

Part time hours of 30 per week.


The School of Travel, Food and Drink is keen to appoint a teacher of Travel, Tourism and Aviation to join our existing team of enthusiastic and inspirational teachers who work collaboratively to manage excellent outcomes in terms of retention, attendance and achievement. Our key focus is inspiring learners to confidently progress into industry with the necessary skills and attitudes. The post holder will have experience of working in Travel, Tourism and Aviation and be able to inspire young people with their knowledge and skills. We openly promote a culture of positivity and focus on staff and student well-being to support active engagement and a desire to grow and develop.


  • You should have experience of working in the field of Travel, Tourism and Aviation A background in teaching or training in the subject area
  • You should have passion for student well-being and promoting a positive learning journey
  • You should have the ability to plan, teach and assess in line with awarding body expectations and student needs. You should have the ability to effectively use tracking systems to monitor and manage attendance and progress
  • You should have a strong desire to work collaboratively with the team and take part in ongoing CPD to develop and enhance skills and knowledge to promote effective teaching, learning and assessment


  • The post holder will have experience from working in the industry of Aviation, Travel and Tourism to support teaching across both areas.
  • You should Ideally have a background in training or teaching would be an advantage, however a willingness to undertake a relevant teaching qualification is an expectation if they currently do not hold one
  • You should have a positive and proactive approach is essential to this role in order to work in collaboration with the current team in addition to motivating and inspiring students
  • You should  a genuine interest in student well-being and a determination to invest in positive outcomes for all students.


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.


For more information about the role please contact:

Victoria Roper

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. 

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.