Teacher - Science (Full-time) (LUM336/1102)

About the Role

Leeds Sixth Form are recruiting for a Science Teacher to join our team. We welcome applications from all science specialisms and also welcome applications from newly qualified teachers.

Due to expanding student numbers, we currently have 3 vacancies available:

  • 1 x Part Time (3 days / 22.2 hours)
  • 2 x Full Time 

Teaching across our Sixth Form provision of level 2 and level 3 learners, you will be carrying out the Sixth Form’s vision to pioneer our STEM provision for students across West Yorkshire. This will include teaching across our GCSE, BTEC and Access Courses as well as transitioning to the new T-Level syllabus in the new academic year. In our BTEC and GCSE provision teachers teach across the Science subject areas.

We are a friendly and engaging department with specialists who work across both academic and pastoral areas putting the needs of our students first. We have outstanding facilities for staff to share their passion of Science and encourage students into careers in the STEM industry. If you are a driven, inspirational and enthusiastic teacher, who wants to develop the next generation of students, please apply!

Please note, although the closing date for the vacancy is specified in the advert, should a suitable candidate for the role be found before this date, the advert may be closed. We therefore advise that if you are interested in applying for the role, to submit your application as soon as possible.

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.
  • 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)
  • 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

By joining Leeds Sixth Form College you join a community dedicated to improving the lives of young people through education. Whether you’re inspiring the next generation with your committed teaching or supporting the work of those who do, you know you will be making a positive impact every day. 

Choosing to work for Leeds Sixth Form College means that you will be part of a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Sixth Form 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.