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 the KC Community and help make a difference to our students lives now and in the future.

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“At Kirklees College, we believe that we are all educators and are passionate about shaping a better future for all in our community through excellent teaching and powerful knowledge with a strong social purpose. The college is on a journey to excellence and as part of this, we are committed to providing a collaborative and supportive environment, underpinned by our values of kindness, unity and excellence.

We empower all staff to feel recognised and part of the KC Community. We ensure they see how their contribution makes a difference in delivering positive change to people’s lives and helps us to be a thriving college for future generations. We are uniquely vocational and our teaching and support expertise, coupled with state-of-the-art facilities across our seven centres, allows us to provide the best possible outcomes for our students, staff and community.”

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

Kirklees College is situated at the heart of its community, providing inspirational teaching and ensuring our curriculum is developed with employers, enabling all students to progress.

We are a college that takes students from all walks of life and at all ages and, by providing a brilliantly enriched education, helps each individual realise their potential to flourish as an effective working citizen who contributes to the economy and to their community as a whole.

We are forward thinking in our approach to teaching and learning, aspirational in our approach to delivery, open to new ideas and collaboration, ahead of the curve and held up as an example of best practice.

Kirklees College reflects the demands of the employer market, is the first port of call for industry, regularly sees its students snapped up by employers and universities and has an enviable reputation that makes it the first-choice destination for thousands of students every year.

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Are you an employer wanting to find out more about how you can work with us?

Featured Positions

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

Personal Assistant to the Vice Principals

In the role of Personal Assistant to the Vice Principals, you’ll predominantly be based at our Huddersfield Centre and your focus will be on providing an efficient, professional and welcoming support service to the Vice Principals and Senior Leadership Team, Corporation, cross college staff, students and external visitors in a customer service environment.

Salary - £26,825.00 - £28,464.00
Closing date
Sunday 17 December

SEND HI Support (multiple)

Kirklees College are looking for multiple CSWs to join the SEND Department within the Student Experience Directorate at Kirklees College. We have multiple positions working 18 hours per week over 38 weeks within the SEND Hearing Impairment Support team and you will be joining other dedicated professionals who will be able to provide exceptional student support.

18 hours, 38 weeks
Salary - £12,168.29 - £12,941.49 Pro Rata per annum
Closing date
Sunday 7 January

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.

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


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.

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


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.

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.

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