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Counter Technician


Job Description

About the Role

This is an exciting role working on our Lens Based and Digital counter within the School of Creative Arts at our brand new Quarry Hill Campus. 

You will work alongside our technical demonstrators and teachers to provide a high-quality counter service ensuring equipment is well maintained and issued via our booking system, as well as preparing reservations.

What You Will Do

  • Ensure that the Creative Arts Booking Service is prepared in readiness for the start of the teaching day and maintained throughout the day.
  • Keep a stock check on consumable items within Technical Services and make the Creative Arts Technical Services Manager aware of the necessity to order more items.
  • Check out equipment to students and staff members and ensure that any reservations are prepared in advance.
  • Update software and applications on Creative Art devices.
  • Maintain and prepare equipment for loan by undertaking daily tasks such as charging batteries, cleaning camera lenses and updating software.

About You

  • Good understanding of camera technologies, lighting and sound for film.
  • Able to use MacOS
  • An understanding of maintenance within a digital lens based area.
  • Ability to work in a team or independently.
  • Knowledge of specialist creative equipment.


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


To apply, please visit our website: Counter Technician | 26 November, 2023 | Jobs and careers with Luminate Education Group
We cannot accept applications via CV's or email.


  • Catering Assistant

    Catering Assistant

    Ref: 2324/062

    Hours: 21 hours per week during term time 38 weeks per year. 
    The working pattern will be over 5 days Monday – Friday
    Usual hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10.30am – 2.30pm and Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm. Flexibility is required around the demands of the business.  

    Salary: £10,794 per annum (i.e. £21,993 pro rata per annum). Plus benefits including a Generous Occupational Pension Scheme.

    About the role

    Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website and apply using our application form Catering Assistant | York College (
    We are looking for a Catering Assistant to join the College’s busy commercial catering outlets. The role involves serving customers, till operation, food preparation, replenishing stock, and ensuring the equipment and premises are cleaned to a high standard. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment while occasionally working under pressure to deliver food efficiently and on time, as part of a team, this is the role for you. 

    About the Person
    We are looking for a great team player with a positive, can-do attitude, and a flexible approach to work. Experience of food preparation and working in a catering environment would be advantageous, but not essential as training will be provided.  You should have a passion for delivering friendly and efficient customer service. Full uniform provided.

    About the College
    A college with an excellent track record for quality, we're amongst the top performers in the region.  We're one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of T Levels,Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs. 

    We are proud of our excellent achievement rates for students at all levels, as well as our outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

    York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT), designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.

    With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.
    Please check out our website here:

    Want to know more? 
    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katie Everall, Catering Manager on 01904 770404 or [email protected]

    Important Notices

    1.    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
    The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults. 

    In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.     

    2.    Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
    We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsuitable persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. For regulated roles (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children, or providing personal care to vulnerable adults) it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or to vulnerable adults. 

    3.    Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates
    Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

    Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website and apply using our application form Catering Assistant | York College (

    Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.

    Closing date: Monday 18 December 2023 (9am)
    Interviews: Thursday 11 January 2024

    We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and wish to have a diverse workforce. We positively welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities. We are proud to be affiliated to the Black Leadership Group (BLG).

    As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.  York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health.  We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.

  • Executive Administrator

    Job Title:                  Trainee Project Coordinator  

    Department:             Community Learn

    Reports to:               Head of Community Learn

    Location:                  Earls Barton / Sheffield

    Job Purpose:


    The Trainee Project Coordinator is an integral part of the union and reports directly to the Head of Community Learn. The Trainee Project Coordinator will work as part of a team engaging Community members and expanding the union’s presence in the community. The role will involve shaping and supporting the coordination of regional campaigns in line with national initiatives, seek to recruit and organise members within new organisations including community groups, charity organisations, religious groups, and branches. The Trainee Project Coordinator will also oversee administration and delivery of learning services in supporting Community Learn in advancing the learning aims of the union.


    Responsibilities will include:

    • Support the coordination and delivery of campaigns, events & projects in alignment with departmental, regional & national initiatives.
    • Ensure the integration of equal opportunities is imbedded across all aspects of project, campaign and L&D planning.
    • Work alongside branches and employers to establish joint working committees to recruit and organise members.
    • Recruit & maintain a network of Learning Reps and other Community reps and support through coaching and engagement. 
    • Manage focus groups for ULRs & Community groups working with the team.
    • Oversee systems and procedures to ensure accurate engagement data is compiled for bespoke reports and learner records.
    • Work with regional offices and staff to identify and facilitate high quality bespoke training for our members.
    • Attending meetings, taking notes, and progressing actions as required.
    • Administration and maintenance of member records & achievements on internal management information systems and management of department’s event planner.
    • Support and engage with branches and regions to communicate & promote training opportunities and ‘In Your Community’ work.
    • Maintain good internal and external relationship management and engagement to establish good working inter-department relationships and build upon partnerships with external affiliates.
    • Represent Head of Community Learn at various external events and meetings.
    • Administration and other tasks as directed by the Head of Community Learn.



    • Ability to strategically plan ahead, and apply time-management to diarise, schedule and prioritise work plans, activities, projects and meetings.
    • Strong concise & succinct communication skills with ability to engage with members & affiliates.
    • Good attention to upkeep of records & outcome, with good analytical skills.
    • The ability to work well within a team and drive to work independently.
    • Act upon own initiative with ability to effectively oversee workload and work flexibly to meet organisational needs.
    • Proven ability to be innovative, adaptable, and creative with attention to detail.
    • Excellent administrative coordination, usage of appropriate IT programs, applications & devices to ensure professional efficiency in planning, documenting, compiling and the recording of information.
    • Work in compliance with GDPR regulations and union’s data policies.


    Personal Qualities & Understanding

    •      Awareness of the Government agenda on lifelong learning, local and regional policies.

    •      Understanding of (or awareness of) good trade union principles, beliefs and ethos.

    •      Strong awareness & commitment to equal opportunities and valuing diversity.

    •      A commitment to Community Vision & Mission Charter.

  • Lecturer in ESOL

    Lecturer in ESOL

    Full time (30hrs per week, all year round)

    Fixed term until 31st July 2025

    Upto £28,639 per annum + benefits (Dependant on experience & qualifications)

    Rotherham College

    About the Role

    We are looking for a passionate professional who will further develop this area, working with students to ensure they achieve their best potential. You will deliver ESOL curriculum at Rotherham to fulfil the required AEB planned provision.

    You’ll prepare students for higher levels of study (including Higher Education) and vitally for the world of work, developing specific vocational work and employability skills through the curriculum, and by using external/internal links.

    You will play a key role in delivering outstanding quality teaching, learning and assessment which will support students to achieve their best no matter what their challenges are to do so, and present yourself as a positive role model to students.

    You will…

    • hold a teaching qualification or be working towards one
    • hold an appropriate level professional qualification in relevant subject specialism
    • have experience of teaching/training adults in relevant area
    • be well organised and able to manage your own workload
    • be an excellent communicator to effectively liaise with parents, employers and colleagues in College to ensure that the students on your programmes successfully progress.

    Department Info

    You will be part of the Adult & Community team and your line manager will be the Curriculum Manager. You will regularly report on your objectives to update your Programme Leader / Curriculum Leader regarding a range of KPI’s including (but not limited to) student recruitment, retention, anticipated achievement, attendance and punctuality.

    You will be part of a Curriculum and Department team and will work with other teaching staff to develop and share good practice in the area.

    Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

    • Access to teachers pensions scheme
    • Up to 50 days annual leave per year (35) including closure during Christmas period
    • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
    • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
    • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
    • Parking available at all of our sites
    • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

    What is the RNN Group?

    RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated, innovative and dynamic individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

    • We are Inclusive,
    • We have Integrity,
    • We Deliver,
    • We are One Team.

    We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

    We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

    All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

    Closing date: Monday 18th December at 12:00 Noon – if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

    Provisional Interview Date: 10th January 2024

    If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or [email protected]