Luminate Education Group

14+ Academies Head of Year (LCC3424)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£30,550 to £32,410 + £1,000 per annum
01 Jul 2022
10 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

What We Do:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Leeds City College as the Head of Year 10 in our outstanding 14+ Academies (14+ Apprenticeship Academy and 14+ PTECH Academy). We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented and passionate individual to undertake this role, starting September 2022.

What You Will Do:

We’re looking for a talented individual to be responsible for cohort of learners development progress in an inclusive and safe environment. Your experience of pastoral care will place our learners’ enjoyment, progress and welfare at the heart. This is an exciting and wide ranging role.

Your Profile:

  • Experience and knowledge of supporting young people both academically and developmentally, including those aged 14-16.
  • Experience and knowledge of forging external partnerships and links to benefit the learner cohort in their development.
  • Experience of positively managing learner academic and development progress in an education setting, including those aged 14-16.
  • Understanding of barriers to learning and ways to overcome them, including the ability to implement effective interventions.

Vacancy Contact: Ellie Barker -

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.