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Teacher - Prince's Trust (Fixed Term, Part Time)

About the Role

Leeds City College are recruiting for a Prince’s Trust Teacher to join our team. This role is part time 22.2 hours per week and fixed term until 18 July 2025.

As a Prince's Trust Team Leader, you will play a pivotal role in empowering young people aged 19-25 to develop essential skills, build confidence, and achieve their goals through a dynamic 12-week programme. Your day will typically begin at 9:00 AM, preparing for engaging and interactive sessions that commence at 9:30 AM and conclude at 3:00 PM. These sessions will cater to the diverse needs of your learners and encompass a range of activities, including: facilitating icebreakers and team-building exercises, delivering workshops on employability and personal development, leading discussions on social issues and community engagement, and supporting learners in planning and reflecting on impactful community projects.

Your role extends beyond the classroom, encompassing a diverse range of responsibilities such as attending a 4-day residential experience, coordinating and supporting learners during their community project, and providing guidance and mentorship during their work placement block. This dynamic and rewarding role requires flexibility, creativity, a genuine passion for youth development, and a strong commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of young people.

The type of learner's on programme will have:

  • Low self-esteem and lack of confidence
  • Limited work experience and employability skills
  • Varying levels of literacy, language, and numeracy
  • Additional support needs and challenging backgrounds

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Adult, Community & ESOL (ACE) department who were graded Outstanding by Ofsted in May 2022. In 2022-23 there were over 5000 students with a team of 200+, bringing education and life-changing experiences to our learners.

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans.
  • Develop the essential knowledge and understanding to teach ESOL learners.
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course.
  • Monitor students to achieve their targets and develop their skills to enable progression.

About You

  • You should hold a L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE, Delta). Celta is not recognised in the UK as a full teaching qualification, but successful applicants can be supported to complete a L5 Teaching Qualification with the college with department financial support.
  • You should have a relevant degree in English or maths, or similar.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate group activities, fostering positive group dynamics, managing conflict, and promoting teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong interpersonal skills to build rapport, motivate, and empower young people.
  • Must possess empathy and understanding for the unique challenges faced by Prince's Trust participants.
  • Experience working with diverse groups of young people, promoting inclusion and sensitivity to individual backgrounds and cultures.
  • Experience working with young people aged 16-25, particularly those facing barriers like unemployment, underachievement, or additional support needs.


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

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


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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