Luminate Education Group

Programme Manager, Maths & English (LUM231/141)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£34,213 - £37,375 pa
23 Mar 2023
16 Apr 2023
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

We are looking to recruit a creative and inspiring Programme Manager with a passion particularly in Maths to join our ever growing, successful team at Quarry Hill Campus.  Experience in English valuable as the role covers both subjects.  The team delivers GCSE & Functional Skills Maths & English to both 16-18 & Adult learners who are enrolled on a Study Programme or a full time course within the School of Social Sciences.

What You Will Do

The post will report to the Deputy Head of English & Maths and will involve working closely with the other English & Maths Programme Managers to drive curriculum and improve the experience and outcomes for learners studying Maths and English as part of their study programme . As part of the role you will:

  • Manage a team of specialist English and/or Maths staff in delivering outstanding teaching & learning and supporting learners to achieve their qualification. 
  • Manage activities and strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates in Maths and English
  • Manage the planning, preparation and development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans.
  • Manage the recording of student progress and to ensure that individual and group learner targets are being met.
  •  Build positive relationships with both staff &  learners & provide support to ensure successful outcomes.

About You

The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher & leader with a track record to improve standards in English &/or Maths that will drive learners towards their aspirational destinations. 

The person will have;

  • a passion for their curriculum area
  • current knowledge of GCSE/syllabus 
  • experience of positively managing student and group progression
  • experience of supporting staff to be Maths and English champions. 
  • substantial experience of undertaking internal verification and moderation activities
  • proven commitment to continuous professional development

Teamwork and collaboration is essential. The successful applicant will have an interest in developing programmes of study for harder to reach learners.

We positively welcome and encourage experienced teachers and leaders from any Educational Sectors.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
  • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
  • Academic 37 days
  • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.

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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