Luminate Education Group

Programme Manager - Digital and IT (LUM3296/1004)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Commencing at £37,375 with progression to £40,993 per annum
23 Feb 2024
26 Feb 2024
Job Level
Manager, Teacher
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

We are recruiting a highly motivated and ambitious Programme Manager who can manage T-Level and Adult Education courses within our Digital and IT department. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a background in Digital and IT education and would like to move into a management role. We are keen to speak to anyone who is interested in progressing within their career who can work with us to grow our provision in line with the needs of the West Yorkshire economic region. 

Further Education is a significant aspect of the mission of Leeds City College. The College is a national provider of education, skills, training and employability opportunities and has developed extensive provision which is up-to-date and in line with both educational and industry standards.

Provision is developed and delivered at the Printworks campus of Leeds City College where over 1900 students currently studying a range of courses.  The curriculum offered is vocationally focused in both Information Technology and Computer Science, and diverse in nature. 

Our curriculum portfolio comprises of a range of courses for 16 – 19 year old's, ranging from Level 1 to Level 3, T-Level courses in both Digital Support Service and Digital Design and Production.  Vocational courses for adults are also offered as part of the curriculum to support career development and upskilling.   Apprenticeships are also available for people of all ages whether it be a career change or career progression.

What You Will Do

  • Manage activities and strategies to ensure the success of the Digital and IT Department. 
  • Line management of staff, setting targets and managing performance 
  • Manage Strategies to ensure high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners 10 – 12 hours per week.
  • Manage the planning, preparation and development of schemes of work, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans.
  • Manage the recording of student progress and ensure that individual and group learner targets are being met.
  • Manage employer informed curriculums through contact, influence and development to meet the T-Level and Adult Education priorities.

About You

  • Extensive experience, knowledge and skills to manage delivery of a range of levels across the Digital and IT curriculum.
  • Experience of positively managing student and group progression, advice and guidance to positive outcomes.
  • Experience of supervising/managing staff to ensure high performance.
  • Experience of undertaking internal verification and moderation activities.
  • Proven commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Experience of working with stakeholders and being influential in establishing effective partnerships. 


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.