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Teaching Facilitator - Construction and Electrical

About the Role

Harrogate College are recruiting for a Teaching Facilitator to join our Construction and Electrical Department. This role will involve teaching groups within the department and supporting other teachers and learners with preparing materials and resources. You may be asked to support individual learners with interventions and tutorials. As a college, you will be part of a team whose aim is to maximise the student experience and achievement.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to start their career in education, or who already has some experience coaching or teaching and wants to progress in a forward-thinking and supportive organisation.

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources, including the development of on-line learning resources, for identified modules.
  • Deliver sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules.
  • Develop and employ assessment activities for identified modules.
  • Assess student work, provide feedback to help the learner improve and record learner’s progress for identified modules.5. Create individual learning plans, which include targets.6. Prepare materials for teachers, lessons and learners.
  • Place orders for the department.
  • Any other admin tasks that are required for the efficiency of the department.

About You

  • You will enjoy working with young people, with the ability to inspire, lead and develop effective and respectful relationships with and between students, college staff and external partners. 
  • A passion for bringing out the best in others and collaborate in a range of contexts.
  • Relevant up-to-date subject knowledge of the motor vehicle industry.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum.
  • Have a willingness to gain a CertEd qualification.


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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