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Working in education is both stimulating and rewarding. Join our team and you'll become part of a community which is dedicated to success - where nurturing the talent of our staff is just as important as fostering the skills of our students.

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A clear strategic direction, a strong focus on quality assurance and a commitment to equality of opportunity - as celebrated in our latest Ofsted report - all combine to make Derby College an inspirational place to work.

You'll find a friendly, supportive and productive environment within an establishment which is truly going places.

We are keen to recruit and retain talented people who can play a key role in realising the College's mission. We will value your ideas, develop your skills, treat you with respect and recognise your endeavours.

Derby College is a great place to start or build your career. We hope you will be proud to work for us.

Working at Derby College

Derby College has around 1,400 staff working in a wide range of roles - and every single one of them contributes to our success as a leader in education and training.

The career opportunities available are diverse. With hundreds of courses in academic and vocational areas covering many different sectors, we need to recruit staff from a variety of specialist and technical backgrounds.

However, running a College is not just about teaching. Ours is a dynamic organisation where you will find opportunities to advance your career in professions ranging from finance to administration, marketing to IT, HR to business development, librarianship to management.

We have around 26,000 learners and we are investing heavily in transforming the College estate. We therefore also need talented staff for roles dedicated to supporting students and ensuring they enjoy high-quality learning facilities.

We are keen to recruit and retain talented people who can play a key role in realising the College's mission. We will value your ideas, develop your skills, treat you with respect and recognise your endeavours

Due to the sheer scope of the College's services, you could find yourself working on campus or in a variety of settings in the wider community and business world. Wherever you are based, you'll be able to tap into a range of benefits and numerous opportunities to develop personally and professionally.

Whatever job opportunity sparks your interest, you'll find Derby College to be an efficient, caring and rewarding place to pursue your career.

Staff Benefits

At Derby College we offer a range of benefits and facilities for staff – from a full programme of staff fitness sessions to discounted childcare and opportunities to gain additional qualifications.

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Are you looking for affordable and motivated Hospitality staff?

We can provide you with hospitality staff to cover casual shifts, flexible hours from our enthusiastic and employable student cohort. We already work with a number of large hospitality and event organisations in Derby to supply them with staff in the following areas:

  • Bar Staff – must be age 18+
  • Drink Service – Bar to table service
  • Glass collectors – Tables and pre drinks bar
  • Food service - Waiting on Tables
  • Event set up – preparing venue for service
  • Kitchen work – preparing food
  • Porters – in kitchen
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