Jobs at Derby College

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Coronavirus update: Please note that there is limited activity on all of our main College sites at this time. However, we are reintroducing recruitment processes for all essential posts and all applications will be considered for shortlisting in the normal way.

Due to the constant evolving of the COVID 19 situation, please check back here on a regular basis for our latest updates.

We would like to thank you for your patience during this time.

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.

Vacancies at Derby College

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Applications will be welcome for Applicants who require Tier 2 Sponsorship. These will be considered in line with all other applications. If you do fall into this category, you may wish to look at the likelihood of obtaining the relevant Certificates of Sponsorship by considering the criteria which is determined by the UK government. As licensed Sponsors we must adhere to these rules.

They can be viewed at

Tier 2 (General) visa: Eligibility - GOV.UK

Furthermore, we may not be able to appoint a non-EEA candidate if a suitable qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA/UK candidate is available to take up the post. Our Sponsorship rules state that we have to carry out the Resident Labour Market Test to show that there is no suitably qualified EU/EEA/UK worker who can fill the post. This is a UK government requirement.

If you have any queries in regards to current vacancies, please contact

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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Useful Information

At Derby College we celebrate and value the diversity of our learners and employees and we are committed to equality of opportunity for all, regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, disability, social background and family responsibilities.

Please note all successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.


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