Teacher - Uniformed Public Services (LUM241/1207)

About the Role

We expect interviews to take place between Monday 10th June and Friday 14th June.

We are looking for a Teacher in Uniformed Public Services to join the School of Public Services at Leeds City College. We provide a variety of study programs for over 375 learners across levels 1 to 3.

Our staff offer:

  • Bespoke training opportunities for our staff to further develop skills for career development including teacher training. 
  • Opportunities to work in collaboration with our partners, West Yorkshire Police, Yorkshire Ambulance Services, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and the armed forces. 
  • Take students on visits and experiences in the UK and around the world. Our Instagram page will allow you to see some of these opportunities.

Our curriculum offer includes:

  • A T Level in Legal Services starting in September 2025. 
  • Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3 Diplomas for entry to the uniformed services. 
  • Level 1 Introduction to Community and Youth Services, a programme developed in partnership with CATCH, a leading third-sector organisation in the city.
  • Bespoke 19+ cohort of learners looking to gain qualifications to enable a career change.

Explore our Instagram page @LCC_Publicservices to see what we get up to on a day-to-day basis

What You Will Do

We are looking for someone with the passion and skills to deliver topics such as:  

  • Prepare for a career in a chosen uniformed service
  • Emergency planning and response in the uniformed services. 
  • Uniformed services hierarchy and routine. 
  • Understanding discipline in the uniformed services.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/qualification-search/qualification-detail/ncfe-level-3-diploma-for-entry-to-the-uniformed-services-720-560

Core responsibilities include: 

  • Develop learners to make positive progress towards their careers goals whilst developing skills and qualities that ensure they have successful outcomes. 
  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, and learning and assessment plans.
  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress -Adapt curriculum delivery methods to maximise their effectiveness, including through the use of technology.

About You

  • Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum.
  • A passion for subjects that include topics relating to emergency services and the armed forces.
  • Relevant up-to-date subject knowledge from working in the services or recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector.
  • Recent teaching delivery demonstrates active learning and differentiated teaching styles in any setting.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible towards the requirements of different learner needs.

Due to the high number of applicants expected for this role, we are not able to provide feedback to applicants. We will have made contact with all successful applicants within one week of the closing date. 

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. Click here to learn more about our EDI objectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.