Luminate Education Group

Programme Manager, L3 Vocational (LUM143)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£33,379 to £36,463 per annum
01 Jul 2022
13 Jul 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time


The School of Events, Enterprise and Employability offers a wide range of study programmes and apprenticeship opportunities to both 16-18 and 19+ learners who are looking to pursue a career in Events, Marketing, Customer Service and Business Sustainability. Our course offers range from Level 1, for learners who may be applying to college with limited previous experience of qualifications, through to Level 3 Extended programmes of study which enable students to progress to higher education or supervisory positions within industry. The team have an extensive range of skills, knowledge and experience from their specialist industry backgrounds, which is invaluable to the teaching, learning and assessment process.


  • Manage activities and strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached.
  • Lead the Internal Verification process, overseeing the quality assurance processes and work with external organisations when preparing samples of work.
  • Line manage staff within the Level 3 provision.
  • Support the Level 3 staff to continuously improve as teaching practitioners.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Manage the planning, preparation and development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans.
  • Manage the process of creation of individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme / course to ensure groups of learners are on track to achieve their potential.
  • Manage the recording of student progress and to ensure that individual and group learner targets are being met.
  • Lead activities to ensure effective planning, preparation & development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources, including the development of on-line learning resources for identified courses is being undertaken.
  • Ensure effective delivery of sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods, for identified courses.
  • Lead and manage the development & employment of assessment activities for identified courses.
  • Lead and manage the assessment of student work, feedback to help learners improve & record learners' progress for identified courses.
  • Lead and manage the creation of targets, recording & monitoring of progress against them.
  • Implement interventions where needed for identified courses.
  • Lead and manage quality assurance processes.
  • Inform the review process to develop & improve identified course/s.
  • Be responsible for the retention, achievement, success & attendance for identified courses.
  • Build positive relationships with learners & provide support to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Contribute to the marketing of courses, learner IAG & enrolment processes.
  • Participate in student recruitment activities activities, including interviews and open evenings.
  • Participate, as appropriate, in the College's examination process.
  • Conduct first & second stage student disciplinaries. 
  • Ensure that effective induction programmes are in place for learners.
  • Programme Managers will be required to teach as part of the role.


  • Holds a Level 5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. CertEd, PGCE).
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject.
  • Inspire, motivate and engage the next generation.
  • Act with honesty and integrity to maintain high standards of ethics and professional standards.
  • Manage and promote restorative practice approaches and strong relationships.
  • Role model and promote a positive image of the college.
  • Embody the college values: Collaborative; Inspiring; Passionate; Aspirational; Celebrate Individuality; Respectful.
  • Comply with all legislative and regulatory requirements.

For more information please contact: 

  • Adam Ryding

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.