Luminate Education Group

Teacher - English (LUM445/1109)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£29,638 - £33,349 pa
Posted
25 Mar 2024
Closes
05 Apr 2024
Ref
LUM445/1109
Job Level
Teacher
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Role

At The School of Engineering, an opportunity has become available for two full time English teachers, to work with our 16 -18-year-old Engineering students, at The Printworks campus. Our ideal candidate will be able to deliver engaging, innovative and creative English lessons that incorporate Engineering and motor vehicle concepts. We are a department that nurture and develop those new to teaching as well as more experienced teachers. 

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.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress.
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the subject and / or vocational area.

About You

  • Must have a  L5 Teaching Qualification  (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE) and a relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject - English.
  • Up to date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector.
  • Previous experience of delivering teaching in relevant subject areas (PGCE teaching placements/experience would also qualify here) which demonstrates active learning and differentiated teaching styles.
  • Experience of positively managing student progression, advice and guidance in a school or Further Education setting
  • Experience of setting appropriate SMART targets to ensure progression of learners 
  • Ability to plan and deliver quality teaching across identified modules
  •  Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum
  • Exceptional verbal /written communication and interpersonal skills

Benefits

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.

SAFEGUARDING

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.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

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.