Work with us

Creating opportunity, changing lives. If you have a genuine desire to be part of a team that strives to deliver a positive, meaningful college experience, then join us and help make a difference to our students lives now and in the future.

Palvinder Singh

Principal

“At Kirklees College, we’re passionate about creating innovative solutions to offer our learners the best learning experience possible. You will have the opportunity to join an ambitious team who are dedicated to providing high-quality learning and development opportunities for both their colleagues and learners.

We empower our staff to ensure they have a stake in the organisation and have a clear vision of how their own achievements contribute to the success of our students and ultimately of our college.

We are uniquely vocational and our teaching and support expertise, coupled with state-of-the-art facilities, allows us to provide a rich learner experience across our eight campuses.”

Why work at Kirklees College?

We understand the importance of sustaining a healthy work-life balance. We offer generous benefits to support all our team as we work together to create a rewarding future:
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Health and wellbeing events
  • Occupational health support
  • Government pension scheme
  • Generous, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Staff reward and recognition events

At Kirklees College we know that the dedication, professionalism and passion of all our colleagues, is central to ensuring that we create a positive learning experience through which our students achieve their full potential and we fulfil our mission, “Creating Opportunity, Changing Lives”.

We want to attract and retain the very best talent – colleagues who will be committed to supporting our values of Inclusive, Nurturing, Supportive, Pride, Integrity, Respect and Excellence. We provide a safe and healthy working environment with a strong sense of community and inclusion in which we can all maximise our potential and enjoy a rewarding career.  

As a learning organisation we instil the principles of Continuous Professional Development and Continuous Improvement in all that we do.

While employability for our learners is a key driver, we are also focusing on developing learners who can learn and thrive in a digital society and digital literacy for both our staff and students is key.

If you feel inspired by what you’ve read and are interested to know more about us click on the link below.

Featured Positions

We want to attract and retain the very best talent to work with us, developing our college, creating opportunity and changing lives for the next generation.

Curriculum Support Adminstrator

The post holder will be a member of the cross college curriculum administration support team and could be expected to work across all curriculum areas and sites.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £17,954 - £18,704
Closing date
Wednesday 21 July 2021 Midday

Financial Support Officer

You'll be part of a very important team that helps ensure that students can get to college, receive meals in college and study without financial worries.

Permanent
Part Time
Salary - £17,954 - £18,704 pro rata
Closing date
Wednesday 21 July 2021 - Midday

Student Engagement Mentor x2

These roles will see the chosen candidates provide high quality pastoral support across the college to ensure appropriate plans and strategies are in place.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £21,606 - £22,936
Closing date
Friday 30 July 2021 - Midday

Lecturer in Maths

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative individual to work with both 19+ and 16-19 year old learners at a well-established Further Education college.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £24,597 - £32,997
Closing date
Wednesday 21 July 2021 - Midday

Lecturer in English

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative individual to work with both 19+ and 16-19 year old learners at a well-established Further Education college.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £24,597 - £32,997
Closing date
Wednesday 21 July 2021 - Midday

Featured Positions

We want to attract and retain the very best talent to work with us, developing our college, creating opportunity and changing lives for the next generation.

A day in the life

“What I enjoy the most about my role is that no two days are the same and my work-life balance is amazing; I could be in a local school Monday, a football stadium Tuesday at a large scale careers event, Wednesday I might catch up on some admin and use my overtime for a short afternoon!” Name: Dawn Turner Position: Student Recruitment