Teacher - Maths (LUM377/1250)

About the Role

Leeds City College are recruiting for a Maths Teacher to join our team.

We are seeking a Maths Teacher to teach maths to adults in our community centres. Experience in functional skills and GCSE is essential. Our Adult provision was graded as Outstanding by Ofsted in May 2022. In 2023-24, there were over 5,000 students with a team of 200, bringing education and life-changing experiences to our students.

The team is based predominantly at the Enfield Centre, with 16-19 (sixth form) groups in North Street and smaller provisions at Beeston, Eastgate, Deacon House, and some outreach centres.

We teach Monday - Thursday from 09:30 to 21:00 and Fridays and Saturdays from 09:30 to 15:00. Teaching up to two evenings may be required. 

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.
  • Motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with learners and provide support to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Use and promote restorative practice approaches.

About You

  • Holds a L5 Teaching Qualification (eg. Cert Ed, PGCE) or willing to work towards.
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject.
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector.
  • Experience of setting appropriate SMART targets to ensure progression of learners.
  • Knowledge of current teaching practices and experience of utilising a range of teaching practices to enhance the learning journey and learner progression.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum.


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. 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.