Apprenticeship Assessor Coach - Pharmacy (Part-Time) (LUM10432/1132)

About the Role

This is a Part-Time contract: 15 hours per week. 

Harrogate College is seeking an experienced assessor to support science apprentices on their journey to success. Harrogate College currently delivers Level 3 Pharmacy apprenticeships. 

We are at the heart of our community, and we pride ourselves on developing outstanding links with employers to meet changing economic needs while nurturing high-level skills and providing successful routes to apprenticeships and employment.

What You Will Do

  • Managing your own caseload, arranging site visits and meeting with employers
  • Monitoring progress and completing progress reviews
  • Liaising with, and provide feedback to the employer on progress against the Apprenticeship knowledge, skills and behaviours 
  • To produce and monitor individual learning plans for learners and contribute to their updating
  • Lead, contribute and participate in the assessment and quality assurance procedures for all programmes/ training provision, including Internal Verification. 
  • Contribute to the review and evaluation process in order to ensure year on year improvements.  

About You

  • Hold a specialist qualification in the curriculum subject area.
  • Be registered with the GPhC. 
  • Possess A1 Assessor units or a willingness to work towards.
  • Level 3 teaching qualification or willingness to complete within a set timeframe.
  • Previous experience of assessing and an understanding of the Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Experience of teaching, training peers or transferring skills to others.
  • Substantial industry experience in a relevant occupational area.
  • Understanding and experience of current working practices within the occupational area.
  • Experience of giving clear and constructive feedback to students to guide learning.


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. Harrogate Campus also has free onsite parking for all staff.
  • 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

Harrogate College has excellent facilities and provides a professional and friendly environment. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. We are working towards becoming a recognised centre of green excellence which is supported through our sustainability pledge to become a net zero college by 2035. 

We have recently been awarded £16m of government funding to transform our campus. The energy-efficient new building will include a workshop unit that provides large scale facilities aligned to industry needs including advanced manufacturing, low carbon construction, retrofit, sustainable energy and bioeconomy, health science and hospitality. This will complement the college’s existing tech centre which is home to its motor vehicle, electrical, joinery and welding workshops.

Choosing to work for Harrogate College means that you will be part of a nurturing, inclusive and progressive learning environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Harrogate College.


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