Luminate Education Group

Teacher - Early Years Education (LUM237/794)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,829 - £31,314 pa
16 Nov 2023
29 Nov 2023
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

The Department of Education and Early Years is based at Quarry Hill Campus within the Cultural Quarter of Leeds. A blend of green scenery and modern architecture, Quarry Hill Campus boasts specialist childcare training resources, multi sensory provision, food technology suites, digital technology labs, state of the art hospitality equipment and industry standard studios and theatres. With cutting-edge facilities and schools that pride themselves on industry links, Quarry Hill is unrivalled in the region.

The role will work closely with the Education and Early Years team to support students academically and emotionally to achieve their qualification.  The department has over 25 staff working within it to support approximately 400 students. This is a meaningful and rewarding role where you have the opportunity to see your students progress through their chose study path and career, knowing that you have supported them along the way to achieve their potential.

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans for L1, L2 and L3 programmes.
  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress - Adapt curriculum delivery methods to maximise their effectiveness, including through the use of technology.

About You

  • Level 5 teaching qualification.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum.
  • A passion for subjects that might include education, play, National Curriculum, EYFS, language and literacy, EDI, theoretical perspectives, any others topics relating to Education and Early Years.
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector.
  • Recent teaching delivery which demonstrates active learning and differentiated teaching styles.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible towards the requirements of different learner needs.


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.