Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1440 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 are excited to be recruiting a new Programme Manager for Childcare and Education. Are you an experienced manager who is passionate about early years, education and supporting teaching and learning and who wants to help us on our journey to outstanding? If so, get in touch! Our approach to learning is different and we are looking for an inspiring, contemporary practitioner to join our creative team and lead our thriving childcare and education curriculum area. We have specialist facilities to support raising aspirations and a key priority of the role is to monitor the impact of provision through value added. The department is popular amongst learners within the district and we are seeking for someone to help us to take the curriculum area to the next level, especially through the transition to T Levels You will line manage an existing team of practitioners offering; Childcare, Supporting Teaching and Learning, Access to Education, as well as numerous community course. You will guide, support and mentor the team through appraisals, keep in touch meetings as well as CPD. If you are a committed and passionate educator, who can inspire the next generation of professionals and raise aspirations - we want to hear from you!

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

At Leeds City College, our values put students first and are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an outstanding and market-led further education college that delivers excellence. To achieve this, our vision, mission, and values, guide us as we continue to improve upon and expand our offering.You can read more about them here: https://www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/the-college/about/vision-mission-values/

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer download the 'Staff Benefits' document attached.

Leeds City College is committed to Equality, Diversity and 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 an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.

We positively welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.