Luminate Education Group

Student Recruitment & Admissions Executive (LCC3070)

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Leeds, West Yorkshire
£24,640 to £26,098 per annum
22 Nov 2021
04 Dec 2021
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. 


This role is working within the Luminate Education Group, Student Recruitment & Admissions team as a Team Leader responsible for

managing the student journey from enquiry to enrolment in our FE Colleges.

You will be managing a team of admissions officers and be responsible for the student journey including, application, interview and


We are looking for a strong student focused candidate who is a excellent team worker , works well under pressure and

innovated and passionate about the college.


To lead and manage the student Recruitment and Admissions potential student experience in terms of College recruitment and conversion Managing the first point of contact for potential students, including Application and course enquiries.

To lead on the offer of advice and guidance to potential students, attending external events across the region – inlcuding evenings and weekends.

Manage the application to enrolment process including the tracking and chasing of students through a range of data processing systems along with phone, text, email and letter.

Managing and updating the interview system alongside curriculum to ensure it meets the needs of potential students.

To organise and host interview events to promote an excellent experience for potential students, parents, and external stakeholders.

To train college staff on how to use the admissions systems and process and procedure information.

To manage and develop College taster days alongside curriculum.


Relevant IAG Qualification at level 3 or above

Relevant Customer service qualification or training

Literacy and numeracy qualification at Level 2 or above

A thorough professional understanding of admissions including experience of working effectively in an admissions role

Experience of effective team leadership with the capacity to challenge and manage staff to achieve their best.

Experience of managing people including coaching, motivation and managing performance.

Extensive knowledge of student database systems or CRM systems.

Demonstrable evidence of excellent s customer service skills.

Strong student focus.

Strong team working skills.

Able to work effectively under pressure.


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:

Debbie Hague

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.

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