Luminate Education Group

Teacher - Health and Social Care (Various Contracts Available) (LUM257/1105)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£29,638 - £33,349 pa (pro-rata)
28 Mar 2024
11 Apr 2024
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term

About the Role

Contracts: x2 Maternity and x1 Part Time

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our School of Health Science and Social Care team. We offer courses from Entry 3 to Level 3 for young people and adults who want to progress into the health and social care sector. We are an outstanding department with highly committed and supportive staff.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Health and Social Care teacher to work across our curriculum provision. The role is open to qualified teachers with a variety of backgrounds, such as Health/Applied Sciences, Sport Sciences, Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology and other related disciplines. You will be joining an experienced, supportive team with a strong commitment to sharing ideas and resources .

As a  teacher, you will take responsibility for an element of curriculum provision, planning schemes of work and developing resources. You will also act as a personal tutor for a group of learners who will also comprise one of your teaching groups. Applications from experienced teachers, as well as those newer to the profession are welcome; we will be seeking to appoint a programme manager with the greatest ability, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence in the classroom

Interviews are being held on either Thursday 2nd May or Friday 3rd May and will include a panel and a micro teach across 2 hours.

What You Will Do

  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules.
  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress.
  • Motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression.
  • Teach across the curriculum levels ranging from Anatomy and physiology, science units to units such as Sociology, Pyschological Perspectives, Effective Communication Industry Placement Units.

About You

  • ​Experience, knowledge and skills to enable delivery of a range of levels across the curriculum.
  • Experience of positively managing student and group progression, advice and guidance in a school or Further Education setting, with positive outcomes
  • The ability to plan and deliver quality teaching across identified cohorts and ensure consistency of high delivery within teams
  • The ability to lead activities in the development and delivery of strategies to improve retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for groups of learners
  • Exceptional verbal /written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, to ensure deadlines are met and progress in achieving results from learners and team members.


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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