Recruitment Resourcer (LUM57/1121)

About the Role

This is a new 12 month fixed term role to support our curriculum recruitment across our FE campuses.

You will be part of the centralised recruitment team based in Leeds who support all of the Luminate members and will provide expertise in sourcing candidates and supporting managers to ensure they find the right person for the role.

This would suit someone from agency looking to make a move inhouse, ideally with previous experience of recruiting permanent roles in the FE/HE education sectors.

What You Will Do

  • Source permanent candidates using various sourcing strategies ( inc social media/boolean searches) across a variety of core curriculum roles such as Maths, English, STEM, and Trades
  • Engage with hiring managers and offer a range of sourcing options for difficult to fill roles
  • Attend recruitment and industry events to raise the profile of Luminate and build external relationships
  • Ensure that all safeguarding and compliance measures are upheld throughout the recruitment process
  • Draft and post adverts across a range of channels including social media
  • Maintain the data in the ATS and ensure that it is accurate and up to date
  • Create talent pools for cross campus recruitment
  • Support the Head of Resourcing and wider recruitment team when required

About You

  • Have already worked in recruitment environment either agency or inhouse
  • Experience in advertising across a range of channels ( social media/Linkedin/OOH) 
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be confident to approach candidates and highlight the benefits of working for Luminate
  • Have strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Have excellent IT skills with experience of using different ATS and talent pool systems
  • Customer focused with the desire to ensure every candidate experience is positive
  • Have driving licence and use of own car to travel between sites and recruitment events


We have a range of excellent benefits available to our staff members which include:

  • 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

Luminate Education Group is a collective of education providers based in Yorkshire with one clear purpose: to make a positive difference to people’s lives through genuinely transformative education and training.

We offer a wide range of job vacancies across our business support functions - Finance, Human Resources, ITSS, Marketing, Communications, Executive Support, Estates and Food Services. Our large size and diverse range of member organisations means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

As an education provider, we are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our workforce, and you’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development.


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.