Luminate Education Group

Apprentice Teacher - Maths (LUM471/430)

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Leeds, West Yorkshire
£20,449 per annum
01 Sep 2023
01 Oct 2023
Subject Area
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the Role

The Supported Engagement Programmes at Somerville House is a developing department created to engage and support young people aged 16-24 to access education. Students on programmes present with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs / SEND. They have historically missed periods of schooling, have an Education, Health and Care Plan and/or are long-term NEET.  Students are often referred to these courses by professional bodies such as Social Workers, YOT workers, or the Local Authority.

Learn to become an outstanding teacher over a two-year apprenticeship in the Supported Engagement department. This is a fantastic opportunity to earn whilst you learn and work towards becoming a qualified teacher, you will receive support, guidance and all the necessary tools to complete your apprenticeship whilst gaining valuable experience on the job. Our courses at Somerville House focus on core practical skills and include Personal Growth and Wellbeing at entry level and level one. This role will be supporting these learners to achieve their maths to a higher level. 

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course and track and monitor progress against these.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress and supporting students to achieve targets.
  • Delivery of a minimum of 100 teaching hours over the two-year period.

About You

  • English, Maths and ICT at Level 2 prior to commencing training or prior to completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification in teaching subject (at least at L3).
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge in specific subject area and up to date knowledge of workplace practice.
  • Exceptional verbal /written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to follow direction and constructive feedback, to help support development as a teaching practitioner, applying theory to practical application in an education setting.
  • Excellent organisational skills, to ensure deadlines are met.


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.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students 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.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential.  Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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