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Teacher - Maths (Part-Time)

About the Role

This is a Part-Time role: 18.5 hours per week. 

We are looking for a part-time Maths Teacher with enthusiasm for teaching and learning and the ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their ambitions. The ideal candidate will be passionate about learners, ensuring they have an outstanding learning journey whilst at Harrogate College. The role will involve working across the college to deliver GCSE and Functional Skills in English to learners in all curriculum areas.  We are an organisation that nurtures and develops those new to teaching as well as more experienced teachers. Whether you are new to teaching or looking to take on your next challenge, we welcome your application.

Achieving their maths qualification can be life-changing for students who wish to go on to further study, employment, or higher education. Our team is committed to developing student beliefs in their own ability, using restorative and supportive approaches.  Learners are encouraged to have fun, to be kind and to believe in their own unique abilities and talents and to be proud of the progress they make. Those who work at Harrogate are always keen to share and celebrate the successes of their learners and do so between departments based at Harrogate and across the wider Luminate Education Group.

Harrogate College is a fantastic place for both study and work, with learners who thrive in an environment where staff promote high challenges and offer generous support. Harrogate College delivers GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications to  16-18 learners, adults and apprentices.

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop effective schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources.
  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules.
  • Create effective assessment activities, provide developmental and timely feedback to motivate and inspire learners to improve. 
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with students and provide support and encouragement to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Join a friendly, supportive, hard-working team who are passionate about developing learners self-esteem, abilities and progress.

About You

  • ​Have experience teaching Maths at a range of levels including GCSE.
  • Hold or be willing to work towards a recognised teaching qualification. 
  • Have excellent classroom management skills and a commitment to creating an inclusive, nurturing environment for students.
  • You will apply restorative practice to your communications with students and colleagues and be a proactive, flexible and supportive member of the team. 
  • Have an understanding of the  quality assurance processes and contribute enthusiastically to the overall success of the department and college and all students.


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. Harrogate Campus also has free onsite parking for all staff.
  • 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

Harrogate College has excellent 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. We are working towards becoming a recognised centre of green excellence which is supported through our sustainability pledge to become a net zero college by 2035. 

We have recently been awarded £16m of government funding to transform our campus. The energy-efficient new building will include a workshop unit that provides large scale facilities aligned to industry needs including advanced manufacturing, low carbon construction, retrofit, sustainable energy and bioeconomy, health science and hospitality. This will complement the college’s existing tech centre which is home to its motor vehicle, electrical, joinery and welding workshops.

Choosing to work for Harrogate College means that you will be part of a nurturing, inclusive and progressive learning environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Harrogate 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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