Luminate Education Group

Programme Manager (Computer) (LCC3327)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£33,379 to £36,463 per annum
16 May 2022
23 May 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Vacancy


The School of Higher Education STEM at University Centre Campus, is looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Programme Manager to help manage, quality control and innovate within the exciting curriculum sector of Digital. The ideal candidate will be contributing towards new and cutting edge course developments and have experience of delivering Digital courses in Computing and Computer Games at degree level.


  • We are looking for someone who has experience delivering digital course computing and Computer Games.
  • The role will involve line management responsibility of Digital lecturers, Course Leaders and overseeing quality assurance including internal and external moderation.
  • Manage activities and strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached.
  • Manage the process of learner and their courses to ensure groups of learners are on track to achieve their potential.
  • Ensure effective delivery of sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods, for HE Digital courses.
  • You will have a quality focus and to continually seek out improvements in Digital provision.
  • Lead, manage and improve the computing and computer games knowledge and skills enhancement of all staff Internal moderation procedures in Higher Education.
  • To contribute to the development of new programmes.
  • To research, implement and train staff on immersive learning opportunities to enhance and excite the curriculum offer across the department.


  • You will possess an up to date and current knowledge of the digital education and sector landscape.
  • Experience of teaching Higher Education Digital Courses.
  • Experience of managing courses, students and staff, or be willing to undertake CPD Proven experience of successfully improving levels of quality in managing a team and a good understanding of online and distance learning, innovative learning technologies, remote working and managed learning environments such as Google Classroom.
  • Hold a Level 5 (or above) Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE).
  • Have a degree in a Digital Subject (Preferably with or working towards a Masters).
  • Have English and Maths qualifications at Level 2 or above, with a willingness to improve in one or both disciplines to Level 3 or above.
  • Have relevant up to date subject knowledge and evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD).
  • Experience of positively managing student and group progression, advice and guidance in a Further or higher Education setting, with positive outcomes.
  • Experience of supervising/managing staff to ensure high performance.


For more information about the role please contact:

Tim Balmforth

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest and most innovative education groups in the country. 

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. 

Our focus is to ensure every group member, and the group as a whole, is successful. In order to achieve this, the group members proactively look for ways to support and inspire each other, to strengthen central services and be a guiding light for all our staff and students.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be required to complete all the mandatory pre-employment checks, which includes:

  • 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 Provider

  • 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.

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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