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.

Marie Gilluley

Principal

“Coming to work is an important part of our lives; it helps to define who we are. If you join us you will have the support of a great team, the satisfaction of contributing to our
learners’ achievements, and access to learning and development opportunities which will help you to reach your own career goals too.

We are committed to ensuring best practice and are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of both our learners and our colleagues.

Our extensive facilities across nine centres offer a stimulating learning and working environment, which is enhanced by colleagues who are committed to providing the best learner experience.”

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.

Head of Student Support & Development

Post ref: 14779
Are you a dedicated, professional practitioner, highly experienced in delivering outstanding support for students in a post 16 setting? Hours / Week - 37/52
Permanent
Salary - £52,184
Closing date
19/08/2020

Human Resources Assistant

Post ref:16153
To provide administrative support to the College Human Resources function, a wide and varied role including all aspects of the employment cycle (recruitment and selection process) for a busy department. Hours / Week - 13.5/52
Permanent
Salary - £7,067 - £7,545
Closing date
20/08/2020

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