Luminate Education Group

Teacher - Counselling, Part-Time (LCC3654)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,150 - £29,663 pa,pro rata
18 Nov 2022
30 Nov 2022
Subject Area
Social Sciences
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Contractual Hours - 22.5 hours per week.

Work Pattern - Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri (including evening work).


We are a growing Counselling department, based in Rothwell but also covering Quarry Hill Campus. We deliver to 19+ Counselling students on Level 2, Level 3 & Level 4 qualifications.

Our courses are underpinned by the person centred approach. The department is dynamic and we have staff who are straight from industry who bring knowledge and experience to share with the learners. If you have the relevant industry experience and want to come into teaching as a career, we will support you to gain a teaching qualification.


This is a Part Time role working 18 hours week across Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday primarily at our Rothwell campus, which is situated in a small town between Leeds and Wakefield. This campus has excellent travel links as well as free parkin. Hours to be negotiated, as some classes are in the evening. Plan, prepare and develop effective schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources for identified modules.

Create SMART targets, record and monitor progress against them. Implement positive interventions where needed, for students undertaking identified modules. Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners across daytime and evening courses. Be responsible for recording student progress. Maintain and update knowledge of the subject and / or vocational area. Maintain and update knowledge of educational research to develop evidence- based practice. Motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression.

Reflect on what works best in teaching and learning to meet the diverse needs of students. Adapt curriculum delivery methods to maximise their effectiveness, including through the use of technology. Carry out internal verification duties in line with quality assurance processes. Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules. Develop and employ effective assessment activities for identified modules. Assess student work, provide constructive and timely feedback to motivate and inspire the learner to improve and record learners’ progress for identified modules.

Apply theoretical understanding of effective practice in teaching, learning and assessment drawing on research and other evidence. Consider and employ the most effective delivery methods, including blended learning and technology enhanced learning. Undertake review processes to develop and improve identified course(s). Implement evidence-based strategies to ensure high levels of retention, achievement, success and attendance for identified cohorts. Develop and strengthen relationships with learners and provide support to ensure successful outcomes.

Contribute to the marketing of courses, learner IAG and enrolment processes. Participate in student recruitment activities, including interviews and open evenings. Maintain and actively engage in quality and professional standards. Participate, as appropriate, in the College’s examination process. Ensure that effective Induction programmes are delivered for learners.


You will be a team player, confident and enthusiastic. Have a passion to support this generation into their career choices. Holds a L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE). Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching Counselling as a subject.

An awareness of a relevant ethical framework Currently in supervised counselling practice Inspire, motivate and engage the next generation of Counsellers Act with honesty and integrity to maintain high standards of ethics and professional standards. Manage and promote restorative practice approaches and the strengthening of 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 about the role please contact:

Christine Hall -

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 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 which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. 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.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.