Here you can find information about our latest vacancies and benefits of working with us.
Leeds City College is committed to equality, diversity, inclusion, and 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:
- 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 conducted by our occupational health partners NHS Airedale
- Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles
- Prohibition from teaching check for all staff entering teaching related roles
For more information on Safer Recruitment and pre-employment checks, please see section three of Keeping Children Safe in Education.
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 here.
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situationthere may be delays with both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
We are paying all our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop coronavirus symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service.
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. All candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.
We welcome those who wish to declare a disability to do so, all personal details will be dealt with in a confidential manner. If you have disclosed a disability, and are invited for an interview, the hiring manager will contact you to discuss any reasonable adjustments that will allow you to attend your interview.
We provide a range of online training and workshops in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion. We are continually looking to support and advise our workforce on emerging trends and priority topics both within the Yorkshire and Humber region and across the country.
There are opportunities for individuals to join our staff equality forums; we currently have LGBT, disability, BAME and working carers forums running across the college. These forums are a great way for people from a range of backgrounds to share experiences, support college priorities, raise awareness and help educate the wider workforce.
Benefits of working with us
Working within an FE/HE environment can be very rewarding. At Luminate Education Group, we are looking for talented individuals who can help us to achieve our mission, which is “creating learning environments where every student can achieve their full potential.”
There are a whole host of benefits available to employees of Leeds City College, Leeds Sixth Form College, University Centre Leeds, Keighley College and Harrogate College:
- GENEROUS PENSION SCHEME
Employees can join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) which offers pension and tax lump sum benefits on retirement, as well as life assurance benefits with a generous employer contribution.
- OCCUPATIONAL SICK PAY
We have a generous sick pay scheme, offering employees up to 26 weeks at full pay, with a further 26 weeks at half pay, depending on how long they have worked with us.
- ANNUAL LEAVE ENTITLEMENT
We offer an excellent annual leave entitlement plus up to five discretionary closure days at Christmas.
- EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME
Through our employee assistance programme, staff can access free confidential advice and support via a 24/7 telephone helpline and structured telephonic and face-to-face counselling.
- FAMILY-FRIENDLY POLICIES
We offer flexible working opportunities to support the diverse needs of our workforce.
- METRO CARDS & NORTHERN RAIL
Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region.
- CYCLE TO WORK SCHEMES
Our salary sacrifice scheme enables employees to pay for a bicycle through our payroll and save on tax in the process.
- SIMPLY HEALTH
Through a cash plan, employees are able to access healthcare treatment and claim back money from their bills. The cash plan includes 24/7 GP and counselling telephone services and cover for up to four children (under the age of 18) on their policy.
- DISCOUNTED GYM MEMBERSHIPS
20% off Bodyline gyms with no joining fee and £5 off monthly fees at Village Gyms.
Employees can acquire various membership cards/schemes, such as Costco and The Gourmet Society. These offer cost savings on a number of products or services.
- IT PRODUCTS
Employees can access Microsoft products at heavily discounted rates and free antivirus.