Luminate Education Group

Printworks Kitchen & Bar Apprentice Commis Chef, Level 2 (APP286)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Apprenticeship Rates
13 Jan 2022
13 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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. 

Fixed term contract: 18 months 

Apprenticeship rates are age related:

Level 2  Apprenticeship Rates

Age Salary
16-17 -  £ 9,222.00
18-20 -  £ 12,965.00
21-22  - £16,437.00
23+   - £ 17,189.00

Printworks Kitchen & Bar requires an L2 Apprentice Commis Chef on behalf in Leeds City College- Luminate Education group 

Working within our award-winning Kitchen & Bar, with state-of-the-art kitchen,  located in the fabulous Printworks Campus- we are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice Chef to come and join our dynamic team.

Printworks Kitchen & Bar would be the perfect setting and environment for any aspiring Chef to start their training and career off to a flying start- with fantastic pay rates above the norm, working Monday- Friday, days shifts 7.30 am - 3 pm , 27 days holidays + 8  bank holidays and up to 5 days  at Christmas - making a total of 40 days holidays , as well as a very generous pension scheme- this opportunity is not one to be missed! 


  • We are passionate about Food!
  • We have a Restaurant with deli counter and bar 
  • We provide high quality food and dining experience to external and internal customers
  • We offer Private dining 
  • We have bimonthly Theme evenings- to test your skills and enhance your knowledge
  • We serve Breakfast and lunch 
  • Modern British food with international influences 
  • We strive for excellence!
  • We provide a fantastic food service in a fabulous establishment
  • We always go the extra mile for our customers


  • Be part of a dynamic team
  • Become part of our working family
  • Be a foodie with passion and enthusiasm for all things food and drink
  • Be hardworking
  • Be flexible


  • Enthusiastic Willing to learn
  • Multi skilled 
  • Good time keeping 
  • Good organisation skills
  • A willingness to help others around you 
  • Fit in to a team environment
  • Passionate about Food


For more information about the role please contact:

Elaine Chambers

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. 


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.

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.