Course Leader - Maths (Part-Time) (LUM231/1274)

About the Role

This is a Part-Time role: 29.6 hours per week. 

The School of Social Sciences based at Quarry Hill Campus is looking to recruit an innovative and enthusiastic Course Leader for Maths to join their dynamic team.

Are you a qualified and experienced Maths teacher with experience in delivering GCSE & Functional Skills?  Are you interested in leading GCSE Maths & Functional Skills programmes to engage & develop learner's mathematical skills?  Can you engage with young people and build enthusiasm for the subject?

What You Will Do

  • This role involves designing and delivering innovative and engaging Maths sessions to both 16-18 and adult learners of varying abilities.
  • You will work closely with the Programme Managers and will lead the Curriculum delivery of Maths, supporting other teachers & coaches in delivering engaging Maths sessions across the School of Social Sciences. 
  • You will be required to build positive relationships with both staff and learners and provide support to ensure successful outcomes. 
  • Lead on sharing good practices and standardisations to ensure high quality of delivery is maintained.    

About You

The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher with a track record to improve standards in Maths that will drive learners towards their aspirational destinations. The person will have:

  • passion for their curriculum area
  • current knowledge of GCSE & Functional Skills syllabus 
  • experience of positively managing student and group progression
  • experience in supporting colleagues in the delivery of maths
  • proven commitment to continuous professional development
  • Teamwork and collaboration is essential.

The successful applicant will have an interest in developing programmes of study for harder to reach learners.


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.