Work with us

Creating opportunities, 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 seven 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
  • 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, are central to ensuring that we create a positive learning experience through which our students achieve their full potential and we fulfil our mission, of ‘Creating Opportunities, Changing Lives’.

We want to attract and retain the very best talent – colleagues who will be committed to supporting our values of Kindness, Unity 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 instill 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.

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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.

SEND Care Support

We are looking for a SEND Care Support officer to join our growing and progressing team. The successful applicant will provide high quality personal cares and administer medications across the college, working with the SENDCO to ensure appropriate processes are fully embedded and documentation is completed correctly.

Permanent
Full-Time
Salary - £18,278 - £15,694
Closing date
Monday 31 October - Midday

Lecturer in Public Services

We are now seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual(s) to join the Faculty to deliver outstanding teaching and learning sessions to a wide range of students, including adults, 16-18 year olds, and those studying introductory courses.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £24,847 - £33,327
Closing date
Friday 6 May - Midday

SEND CO LDD

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the SEND Department. The position will join other dedicated professionals to manage a team of staff within a curriculum area, whilst also providing cross college specialist support and training for LDD.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £26,685 - £28,381
Closing date
Monday 2 May - Midday

SEND Lead

The new position of SEND Lead will join other dedicated professionals to manage a team of staff within a curriculum area, whilst also providing exceptional student support.

Permanent
Part Time
Salary - £22,243 - £23,549 FTE £16,248 - £17,202 pro rata
Closing date
Open Ended - will close when vacancy is filled

Lecturer in Computing

We are looking to recruit a passionate Lecturer in Computing who can deliver BTEC L1 – L5 ICT subjects which include website design, programming and cyber security. The ideal candidate will have current industry experience.

Permanent
Full Time
Salary - £24,597 - £32,997
Closing date
Monday 25 April - 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.

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Kirklees College Staff Recruitment Fair
Tuesday 21 June, 4pm - 7pm

Interested in a career at Kirklees College? Join our Staff Recruitment Fair on Tuesday 21 June from 4.00pm – 7.00pm at Kirklees College Landings 72 to meet our team and determine whether a career in Further Education is for you.

Entrance is available via the Chapel Hill Car Park.

  • No ticket needed
  • Refreshments available
  • Teaching and non-teaching roles available across various departments

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

Dawn Turner