Luminate Education Group

Programme Manager, PDBA (Personal Development, Behaviour and Attitude) (Ref:LCC3442)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
LM1 Commencing at £33,379 PA with Progression to £36,463 PA
14 Aug 2022
22 Aug 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time


The School of Business Studies 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 management roles, Finance, Accountancy, Law and Human Resources . Our course offers range from Level 2, for learners who may be applying to college with limited previous experience of qualifications through to Level 3 Extended programmes of study, including adult Access courses, 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.


  •  You will be proficient and experienced in developing an engaging, innovative and creative PHSE curriculum to support the learner journey and encourage personal growth and development.

In addition there is an expectation that the PDBA Programme Manager will:

  • You will manage activities and strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached.
  • You will deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • You will manage the planning, preparation and development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans.
  • You will manage the process of creating individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course to ensure groups of learners are on track to achieve their potential.
  • You will manage the recording of student progress and to ensure that individual and group learner targets are being met.
  • You will lead activities to ensure effective planning, preparation & development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching & learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources for identified courses is being undertaken.
  • You will ensure effective delivery of sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods, for identified courses.
  • You will lead and manage the development & employment of assessment activities for identified courses.
  • You will lead and manage the creation of targets, recording & monitoring of progress against them.
  • You will Implement interventions where needed for identified courses.
  • You will be responsible for the retention, achievement, success & attendance for identified courses.
  • You will build positive relationships with employers and learners & provide support to ensure successful outcomes.
  • You will contribute to the marketing of courses, learner IAG & enrolment processes.
  • You will participate in student recruitment activities, including interviews and open evenings.
  • You will programme Managers will be required to teach as part of the role.


  •  You will holds a Level 5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE).
  • You will have relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject. Inspire, motivate and engage the next generation.
  • You will act with honesty and integrity to maintain high standards of ethics and professional standards.
  • You will manage and promote restorative practice approaches and strong relationships.
  • You will be a role model and promote a positive image of the college.
  • You will embody the college values: Collaborative; Inspiring; Passionate; Aspirational; Celebrate Individuality; Respectful. Comply with all legislative and regulatory requirements.


For more information about the role please contact:

Donna Feeny

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 growing 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. 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 and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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