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You might have spent the last 17 or more years of your life in education. Why leave university and move straight back to college?

At Burnley College we believe in building futures and changing lives. We believe in giving our learners access to the most knowledgeable, approachable and expert tutors – so you can help us ensure we create the future leaders of industry.


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Burnley College Principal Karen Buchanan

Staff Benefits

You could be entitled to up to 51 days every year – far more than most commercial roles.

You’ll get extensive, practical training, delivering you valuable qualifications for when you chose to progress you career with us, or beyond.

Plus, on our £115 million town centre campus you’ll receive an unrivalled selection of additional extras including:

  • Discount gym membership at Fitness Evolution – our on-site cutting-edge strength and conditioning gym
  • Free parking just 10 minutes from town centre
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Access to extensive health and wellbeing resources including mental health support
  • Vibrant and friendly staff community
  • A regular chance to win Burnley FC tickets
  • Working with state-of-the-art technologies – including the latest in robotics, mechatronics, eco-focused sustainable technology and even one of the largest autoclaves in any UK college

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Example of Career Progression

Trainee Lecturer -> Lecturer -> Programme Leader -> Curriculum Manager -> Head of Division -> Senior Management

Our Principal at Burnley College, Karen Buchanan, followed a very similar route to the position she is in today – your progress is only limited by your passion, ambition and commitment.

What’s life like working at Burnley College?

We’re looking for dynamic, dedicated individuals to join us in our mission to ensure everyone in East Lancashire has access to the best, the most experienced, industry-linked teaching. Whether that’s directly as a Tutor or indirectly in our support teams, you’ll inspire generations of students to become leaders, future bosses and trailblazers in their chosen profession.

You will never stand still as there are always opportunities to progress your career. You could be leading an entire division, making purchasing decisions, shaping the curriculum or moving into management.

Further Education Tutors are in high demand and the sector is constantly growing as we move to fill skills gaps in industry.

We value every single member of the Burnley College Family. We could really value a person like you. Apply now and start building futures and changing lives with us.




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