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Joining the BC Family

The most rewarding reason to move to Burnley College is to join us in our mission to ensure everyone in East Lancashire has access to the highest quality and most rewarding education, whether they are a school leaver or an adult.

We value every single member of the BC team and the skills they bring. Take your first step today to start building futures and changing lives with us.


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Burnley College Principal Karen Buchanan

You will never stand still as a member of the BC Family, there will be many options for progression in your career with us. You’ll be inspiring generations of students to become the future bosses of industry, leaders and innovators in their field.

Staff Benefits

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

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

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

  • Discount gym membership at Fitness Evolution – our on-site cutting-edge strength and conditioning gym
  • Access to extensive health and wellbeing resources including mental health support
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Free parking just 10 minutes from town centre
  • Vibrant and friendly staff community
  • A regular chance to win Burnley FC tickets
  • And much more

Staff Benefits Booklet

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.

Making the move from Industry

Your knowledge, your skills, your passion, your experience – everything you’ve learned, from your training through to your years in industry – the innovations you’ve pioneered and the wisdom you’ve gained is an incredible valuable asset to us.

You could be leading an entire division, making purchasing decisions, shaping the curriculum or moving into management.


We give our learners access to the best, the most experienced, industry-informed teaching, setting them up for a lifetime of achievement and success.

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

Talk to us today about making the move.

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