Why work for Leicester College?

Our mission and commitment

“Building skills, supporting businesses, engaging communities and changing lives.”

At Leicester College, we’re proud to be a thriving, modern and diverse place to study. We offer a comprehensive range of technical, vocational and higher education qualifications across a broad range of subject areas, including ESOL, from entry to university level.

One of Leicester College’s most valuable resources is its experienced, professional and dedicated staff, we employ over 1,100 people. Over the last few years’ the College has invested millions in providing state-of-the-art facilities for students and staff, our investment in staff is ongoing.

We are one of the largest employers in Leicester, and our staff are as diverse as the communities we serve – they come from a wide range of different backgrounds and industries.

We are constantly looking for exceptional candidates, and we aim to attract the best possible people to join us here at Leicester College by offering a competitive salary and pension, generous holiday entitlement and fantastic learning and development opportunities.

You can be assured that you will be joining an inclusive, fair and supportive organisation, and one that is committed to making sure that you have the opportunity to realise your goals and support our values Respect, Inclusion, Sustainability, Equality and Excellence

Disability Confident Employer

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who are disabled and meet the essential criteria stated on the person specification will be invited for interview, regardless of the nature of their disability.

Black FE Leadership Group

Leicester college is affiliated to the FE Black Leadership Group and is committed to being an anti- racist organisation.

Mindful Employer

Leicester College is recognised as a ‘Mindful Employer’ and has signed up to a charter demonstrating that it is committed to supporting applicants who declare mental health issues.


At Leicester College we have a statutory and moral duty to ensure that we safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults at the College. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and we will only employ people suitable to work with our learners.

Equality and Diversity

Leicester College is committed to providing equal opportunities for all, and ensuring that all students, staff and visitors are treated with respect, courtesy and integrity in all aspects of college life.

We are opposed to all discriminatory attitudes and behaviours, particularly in relation to ability, age, colour, educational needs, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, social background or trade union membership.

EDI Staff Networks

We have active staff networks at the College enabling you to have a safe space should you wish to join to voice any concerns you may have and to help drive change at the College in order to ensure an equal and fair workplace for all.