Luminate Education Group

Teacher - Animal Care (LUM463/854)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Commencing at £27,829 with progression to £31,314 per annum
27 Nov 2023
07 Dec 2023
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

The School of Animal Care and Land Management is a growing and aspirational department based at Temple Newsam in Leeds and is part of the Printworks Campus. The department has grown year on year and delivers qualifications from entry level to level 5 in animal care and horticulture.

We are currently pursuing growth in the delivery of apprenticeships and already have employers we are working with. This role will include delivery of practical and theory sessions at Temple Newsam for learners on full time study programmes as well as the training and assessment of apprentices which will be predominantly done so remotely. 

What You Will Do

  • Prepare and deliver practical and theory sessions
  • Monitor student attendance, achievement and progress.
  • Tutor a group of students
  • Part of this role includes the delivery of training and assessment of apprentices, predominantly this will be delivered online. 

About You

  • The ideal candidate will be passionate about learners, ensuring that they are provided with an outstanding learning journey whilst at Leeds City College. 
  • We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate the necessary enthusiasm and skill to communicate at all levels of the college.
  • This role includes the training and assessment of apprentices which will be predominantly done remotely.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable in working remotely and have experience working with student record keeping on systems such a One File. 


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.