Luminate Education Group

Advanced Practitioner, SEND & Inclusion (LUM83)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£30,550 to £32,410 + £1000 per annum
24 May 2022
13 Jun 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time


This is an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Practitioner (SEND & Inclusion) to support our journey to outstanding at Keighley, Harrogate and Leeds City College. The Teaching, Learning and Assessment (TLA) teamwork across the colleges with the purpose of driving continuous improvement with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.

A typical day as an Advanced Practitioner could include; mentoring/coaching, completing short lesson visits, leading training and development in a department and planning quality improvement with curriculum teams. The AP role is often a springboard into leadership and management due to the scale and the impact that the role has. Each day is varied so if you're looking for a new challenge in a role that spans 31 curriculum departments then this is the role for you!

You will be an excellent teacher with a proven record of ‘good or better' teaching, learning and assessment practice. You will have a confident and empathic approach and be the type of person who is really organised, proactive and enthusiastic in working with colleagues to drive continuous improvement.

If you are passionate about teaching, learning and assessment and want to join an innovative and ambitious team of excellent practitioners, then take a look and apply!


  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Improvement
  • Designing and delivering training
  • Developing action plans


  • An expert in SEND/Inclusion
  • Sense of humour
  • A good listener
  • Solutions focused Proactive


Contact Natasha Armitage-Evans, Head of TLA at for further details about the role.

Visits to the college are welcomed from prospective candidates.

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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