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Teacher Apprentice - Vocational Studies

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the Role

This is a fixed-term role for 24 months.

Learn to become an outstanding teacher over a two-year apprenticeship within Vocational Studies. This is a fantastic opportunity to earn whilst you learn and work towards becoming a qualified teacher, you will receive support, guidance and all the necessary tools to complete your apprenticeship whilst gaining valuable experience on the job. Our courses focus on core practical skills and include Personal and Social Development, Vocational Skills and Enterprise. We are particularly interested in talking to candidates from the automotive & building industries. 

Keighley College offers a wide range of study programmes to both 16-18 and 19+ students.  Our course offers range from Entry Level to Level 3, and include, Vocational, A Level, T Level & Maths and English.  

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course and track and monitor progress against these.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress and supporting students to achieve targets.

About You

  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification in teaching subject (at least at L3)
  • English, Maths and ICT at Level 2 prior to commencing training or prior to completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge in specific subject area and up to date knowledge of workplace practice.
  • Exceptional verbal /written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible towards the requirements of different learner needs.
  • Ability to follow direction and constructive feedback, to help support development as a teaching practitioner, applying theory to practical application in an education setting.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Keighley College has excellent modern facilities and provides a professional and friendly environment.  We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Our core purpose is to improve the life chances of our learners. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections.

Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College. 


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in recruitment is key to our Group’s values. We are dedicated to fostering a workplace that embraces equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms, where every candidate is treated with fairness, respect, and equity. Our recruitment processes are designed to ensure equal opportunities, remove bias, and promote a diverse talent pool. We continually assess and improve our practices to ensure that every individual, regardless of background, has an equal chance to succeed. By championing EDI, we aim to create a workforce that reflects the richness of our communities and drives innovation through diverse perspectives.  To find out more about what our commitment to EDI means to us please Click here to learn more about our EDI objectives.

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