Luminate Education Group

Teacher, Construction (HC061)

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£26,881 to £29,367 per annum
11 Jan 2022
20 Jan 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time


An opportunity has become available at our Harrogate Campus to become part of our Construction teaching team. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a background in the Construction industry who is passionate about passing this knowledge onto others and promoting a quality experience for the learner. 


Deliver industry relevant skills, within the C&G framework to both full time learners and our apprenticeship provision.

Assess learners in both a theoretical and practical setting, supporting the learners in developing both their understanding and their practical skills within a realistic workshop setting.

Contribute to the evolution of the curriculum and be responsive to market changes to ensure we are promoting the most current industry based skills and knowledge.

Support the team in the quality assurance process, ensuring that delivery and assessment meets and exceeds the requirements of the awarding body.

Work closely with the apprentice team and college to promote the department and establish confidence with our local stakeholders.

Work across a variety of platforms to help prepare the department and our students for the challenges post Covid-19


You will have great interpersonal skills and be able to adapt your working practice to communicate with team members, support staff, learners and employers

You will have a relevant background and understanding of the Construction industry and be able to promote current practices You will take responsibility for the transition of a student group, from enrolment through to timely completion and achievement, taking part in activities throughout the year to support both the learner journey and individual learners needs.

You will be able to work effectively in a dynamic, team based environment

You will be capable of handling multiple tasks and prioritising your own workload

Experience of working with C&G (the awarding body), the apprenticeship Standards/Framework and an internal verifiers qualification are all desirable however applicants with no teaching experience but with the right credentials may also be considered.


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

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:

Jason Parry

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.