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Welcome to the Leeds City College Career Opportunities Page! We are excited that you’re considering joining our dynamic team.

At Leeds City College, we are dedicated to providing exceptional education and support to our students. If you’re passionate about education, dedicated to making a difference, and eager to be part of a collaborative community, explore our current job openings to start your journey with us.

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About us

Leeds City College is a further education institution located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. We offer a wide range of courses and programs, including vocational and academic subjects, apprenticeships, and adult education. We are one of the largest further education institutions in the country with more than 20,000 students and one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally.

We are known for providing opportunities for students to gain practical skills and qualifications to prepare them for their chosen careers. We play a significant role in the educational landscape of Leeds and the surrounding region.

We are a part of Luminate Education Group, which include Leeds Sixth Form College, Harrogate College, Keighley College, Leeds Conservatoire, University Centre Leeds and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. As a Group we are dedicated to providing a wide range of educational opportunities and services. This collaborative approach allows for shared resources and expertise among the member institutions to enhance the overall educational experience for students.

Information for candidates

Select any of the headings below, for more information about your application.

  • Safeguarding

    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

    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 pre-employment checks.

  • 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 scheme – Our salary sacrifice scheme enables employees to pay for a bicycle through our payroll and save on tax in the process.
    • Simple 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.
    • Memberships – 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.
  • Information for recruitment agencies

    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.

  • Additional information for applicants

    Please note that 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.

Our vision

“To be a UK leader in vocational and academic education.”

It’s not enough for us to provide vocational and academic education, we push ourselves to exceed the expectations of all of our stakeholders while providing our students with the best experience possible. By delivering excellence, we continue to work towards our vision to be a UK leader in vocational and academic education.

Our mission

“To create learning environments where every student can achieve their full potential.”

We continue to develop a market-led and high-quality curriculum that focuses on key target markets. We offer students industry standard facilities and opportunities beyond the classroom, based on our network of strong industry links. By doing this, we create learning environments where every student can achieve their full potential.

Brand values

Our brand values allow us to deliver an education that meets the needs of each and every student. By letting our brand values guide us, we can continue to put students at the heart of everything we do.

Aspirational

We set our sights high and help students aim even higher. We remove barriers to learning, allowing our students to travel further than ever before.

Celebrate Individuality

We invest in diversity and pride ourselves on our devotion to equality. We believe every student has the right to learn and excel and we welcome students from all walks of life.

Collaborative

We have strategic partnerships and influence in our industry and community networks. By working closely with industry partners, we create a curriculum that paves the way to our students’ dream careers.

Passionate

Our enthusiasm for our subjects and industries is infectious. We believe that every student has a talent and we are determined to find it.

Respectful

Everyone is treated as an individual who has something to learn and contribute.

Inspiring

We light the spark for learning and transforming lives.

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Recruitment Agencies

We kindly request that recruitment agencies do not forward any CVs speculatively or in relation to any of our advertised roles. If we require any recruitment agency involvement we will get in touch with agencies directly.

We do not:

  • Recognise submissions of unsolicited or speculative CV applications from recruitment agencies.
  • Be liable for any fee / commission should we employ a candidate that has applied to us directly or through an instructed agency that may also have been submitted as an unsolicited/speculative application from an uninstructed recruitment agency

Our main campuses are Printworks, Park Lane and Quarry Hill but we do have various community centres. For full address details please click here. To view tours of our campuses at please click here.

All our campuses are readily accessible via public transport.

Find us

You can find us at:

Park Lane,
Leeds,
LS3 1AA

Contact us

If you need to get in touch with us regarding recruitment, you can email us on