Course Leader Maths (Ref: LCC3030)

Leeds City College
£30,247 - £32,088 Per Year
13 Oct 2021 05:54
02 Nov 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Team Leader / Supervisor
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Course Leader Maths (Ref: LCC3030)

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT). Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country.


The Maths team is based within the School of Engineering which is one of the largest departments in the College. We work closely with the vocational staff to help support students on their study programme and to gain the qualifications they need to progress further in their career or study. We work alongside the English team to support students with their GCSE qualifications, CORE Maths and Engineering Maths. We are looking for a Maths Course Leader who will work closely with the Maths & English Programme Manager to deliver a robust, innovative and creative programme of study in order to help and support learners in achieving the desired qualifications so they can progress further in their Engineering career.


You will be responsible for retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified cohorts.
You will be tracking attendance and contacting students and parents in regards to attendance on course.
You will be responsible for developing new units, modules and courses in line with government policy, awarding organisation developments and student demand as well as local community, economic and employer requirements.
You will deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
You will plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans.
You will maintain and update knowledge of the subject and / or vocational area
You will maintain and update knowledge of educational research to develop evidence- based practice
You will motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression
You will reflect on what works best in teaching and learning to meet the diverse needs of students
You will develop and adapt curriculum delivery to maximise its effectiveness and efficiency
You will be responsible for recording student progress and meeting individual and group learner targets.
You will carry out internal verification/moderation.


We are looking for a creative and inspiring Maths teacher with experience of delivering GCSE Maths & CORE Maths to a variety of learners. The ideal candidate will have in depth knowledge of the GCSE specification in order to support other Maths teachers and drive learners towards their aspirational destinations. Teamwork and collaboration is essential.


Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK's largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.


We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers' Pension

Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to this vacancy.


Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

Proof of right to work in the UK

Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

Children's barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

Two professional references

Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale

Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website:

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.


The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here:

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021.

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens.


We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.


For more information about the role please contact:

Mitch Scott

[email protected]

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread.