Luminate Education Group

14+ Academies Progress Mentor (LCC3422)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£22,283 to £24,187 per annum
01 Jul 2022
07 Jul 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

What We Do:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Leeds College as a Progress Mentor in our outstanding 14+ Academies (14+ Apprenticeship Academy and 14+ PTECH Academy). We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented and personable individual to support our learners. The post holder will work closely with all staff in a wide-ranging role designed to help our learners’ progress both developmentally and academically. Starting September 2022.

What You Will Do:

  • To support and progress development and learning at all times.
  • To deliver and be responsible for a 14+ Academies form group.
  • To cover lessons on a short-term basis as required.
  • To assist teaching staff in the classroom by working 1-1 with learners or in small groups.

Your Profile:

  • Appropriate qualifications and experience and/or a willingness to undertake training/qualifications in supporting the needs of disengaged/disadvantaged young people.
  • Experience and knowledge in delivering and supporting young people on a 1-1 basis.
  • The ability to form meaningful and impactful relationships quickly.
  • Able to work positively and effectively as a member of a team and on own initiative.

Vacancy Contact: Corey Roebuck (Head of Year 10) -

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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