Luminate Education Group

External Bookings Manager (Part Time) Fixed Term (Ref: LCC3015)

LC4 Commencing at £19,707 with progression to £21,445 PA
15 Oct 2021
28 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part 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 - 22.2 hours per week.

Fixed Term until 22 December 2023


The Media, Music and Performance Production (MMaPP) department has a comprehensive offer consisting of 15 study programmes divided into specialisms: Theatre Design and Production, Musical Theatre, Acting, Dance, Music Performance, Music Production, TV & Film Production and Journalism. We moved into the Quarry Hill campus and have fantastic facilities that are very much in demand by professional and amateur organisations across the region. For a real flavour of the department check out or 


With our new campus at Quarry Hill we have a new 180 seat theatre, 5 drama studios, 3 ensemble rooms, 2 recording studios and further classroom and performance spaces. The successful candidate will manage the bookings of external companies, liaise with internal colleagues and ensure the events are successful and lead on the administration and finance process related. We are currently hosting youth dance schools, 3 choirs, several professional theatre companies, a dance conference and many community projects. There is a real opportunity to grow this offer over the initial 2 years of this role.


We are looking for someone to be the go to person for anyone wanting to work in our spaces here at Quarry Hill. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to build a role and develop an energy around Quarry Hill. The campus is already busy from 0900 to 1700 every day with the 4000 students who study here. The focus of this role will be to make it just as busy in the evenings, holidays and Saturdays.


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


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:

Richard Lee

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.

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