Apprenticeship Assessor Coach, HE Health and Social Care (Variable Hours)

Leeds City College
09 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 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.**

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.

Variable hours contract up to 7 hours per week


The University Centre Leeds offers a wide range of higher level qualifications from foundation degrees, top-up degree's and apprenticeships. The HE Health & Social Care department are looking to recruit a part time 0.8 HE H&SC Lecturer to help support the team to deliver content across the foundation degree, top-up degree and apprenticeship provision. This is a key appointment and will require candidates to demonstrate that they are suitably qualified and experienced within Health & Social Care.


  • You will be involved in all aspects usually concerned with a HE teaching post i.e. - delivery of lessons (both remote and face-face) across the HE Health & Social Care curriculum.
  • Marking and assessment of student work
  • Offer excellent pastoral care
  • Up to date CPD / research informed teaching
  • Regular liaison with curriculum team to ensure best outcomes are achieved for every student


  • Outstanding skills such as: -Working well in a team
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and engaging personality
  • Excellent knowledge and experience within the Health & Social Care sector
  • Previous teaching/assessing experience highly desirable
  • A Masters qualification in a relevant Healthcare related subject is highly desirable
  • Level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) or commitment to gaining within 24 months of commencement of employment
  • Hold a minimum of a L6 Health & Social Care related qualification
  • Assessor A1 Award / TAQA (or working towards TAQA) would be desirable
  • Experience of creating and maintaining professional relationships with employers


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 is 37 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas
  • Excellent pension scheme 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 the 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:

  • 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:

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process.

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


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:

Jacquie Mcpartlan

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