Coach, Sport Science & Exercise (Variable Hours) (Fixed Term) (LCC3342)

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Variable Hours

Fixed Term Contract until July 2023


The School of Sport Science and Exercise offers full-time study programmes targeted at 16-18 and 19+ learners as well as apprenticeship programmes targeted at 16+ learners. Study programmes range from Level 1 to Level 3, covering both vocational and academic pathways into further study, HE, employment and/or apprenticeship programmes. The department’s adult provision includes both Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications in the sport, health and fitness sector. We are a large team of both specialist academic teachers and pastoral support staff who ensure that each of our students is provided with an exceptional experience with outcomes to match. We are looking for someone to come and join our academic team in the delivery of the pastoral provision to our Sport students.


  • To be responsible for a caseload of students who require coaching and on-line support as part of their planned learning programme within Sport.
  • To track and monitor progress towards achievement using assessment grades in ProMonitor markbooks, ensuring learner progress is tracked against their target grades.
  • To be responsible for achieving student outcomes-achieving the qualification and target grade.
  • To provide overall support for students.
  • To identify where students require an intervention and implement any actions to ensure progress is made.
  • To facilitate student learning and development through highly effective and supportive coaching / mentoring techniques.
  • To identify barriers to learning and implement a range of strategies to overcome barriers with students.
  • To develop and agree individual learning plans, identify SMART targets and set aspirational goals for students, liaising with academic and support staff.
  • To keep confidential records and provide reports and statistical data as required.
  • Support the increasing use of technology for independent/online learning whilst maintaining the quality of the learning experience.
  • To manage learning in a variety of spaces, creating a positive and focussed experience.


  • Holds a Level 5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE).
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree.
  • Inspire, motivate and engage the next generation of sport and fitness professionals.
  • Act with honesty and integrity to maintain high standards of ethics and professional standards.
  • Manage and promote restorative practice approaches and strong relationships.
  • Role model and promote a positive image of the college.
  • Embody the college values: Collaborative; Inspiring; Passionate; Aspirational; Celebrate Individuality; Respectful.
  • Comply with all legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Highly organised and forward-thinking approach.
  • High levels of empathy and excellent communication skills.
  • Evidence of working with and managing the achievement of students.

For more information please contact:

  • Martin Parker

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest and most innovative education groups in the country. 

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. 

Our focus is to ensure every group member, and the group as a whole, is successful. In order to achieve this, the group members proactively look for ways to support and inspire each other, to strengthen central services and be a guiding light for all our staff and students.

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 of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be required to complete all the mandatory pre-employment checks, which includes:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work; this is conducted by our Occupational Health Provider

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

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September 2022