Luminate Education Group

Assessor, Adult & Community (Part Time, Reduced Year) (LCC3186)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£22,062 with progression to £23,948 PA, pro-rata
27 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
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 18.5 hours per week

Reduced Year 40 weeks per year 


The Childcare and Teaching Assistant team deliver part time adult 19+programmes across Leeds City College campuses and outreach centres. We deliver a range of qualifications from entry level to level 3 in early years, childcare, teaching assistants, health and social care and special educational needs. We are looking to appoint a part time Assessor to work with our team and assess learners' progress in line with College policy and awarding body requirements. You will carry out assessments both in college and in the workplace. You will develop online and blended learning material to support learners and assess against agreed standards using an electronic portfolio. The post would be suitable for assessors with experience of assessing childcare, teaching assistant or health and social care qualifications. Working pattern 18.5 hrs per week over a 40 week period, term time only.


  • Assess learners in college and in the learners workplace
  • Work alongside teachers to ensure that learners make progress and achieve their qualification •
  • Produce individual learning plans for learners with clear targets for achievement
  • Develop the curriculum in line with the college e-learning strategy
  • Develop and prepare learning materials suitable for workplace qualifications
  • Keep and maintain accurate records of learner progress and achievements
  • Work in line with college policies and procedures and guidance from the awarding body


  • You should hold or be prepared to work towards a L3 qualification in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • You should hold a Level 2/Level 3 qualification in a vocationally related subject area e.g. Childcare, Teaching Assistant or Health and Social Care
  • You should have a good standard of written and spoken English
  • You should have sector relevant experience
  • Experience of assessing different levels from Entry 3 to Level 3 preferred.
  • Experience of using OneFile E-Portfolio and Google Applications desirable.


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:

Kim Popplewell

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. 


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