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Jobs at Harlow College

Our World

Whatever the job role, students are at the heart.

We care passionately about the safety, welfare, development and progress of our students. All our staff have a role in helping learners reach their full potential. We're looking for excellent people who share this vision to join us.

The pace is fast and change is the norm – it takes hard work and commitment. But the rewards are there too. As well as great career prospects and a competitive salary, you can expect substantial investment in your continuing professional development.

We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Please feel free to forward a copy of your current CV to   together with your area of interest. We will keep your details on file for 6 months for any future opportunities should they arise.

Be part of our community of learners

Over the years we've built a supportive and inspiring ethos which we aim to pass onto every student who studies here.

Our continued success is down to the hard work, determination and quality of our staff across the whole college. The staff who have contributed to our success story have careers ranging from front-line delivery of teaching to the support service teams such as Finance, HR, Marketing, and Student Support.

When you work at Harlow College you're not just doing a job, you're part of a community. 

Come and join us.

Your job application

Download the appropriate application pack from your chosen job vacancy and return the completed application form to:

HR Services, Harlow College, Velizy Avenue, Town Centre, Harlow CM20 3EZ

Tel: 01279 868 081 or 01279 868 033


How to make a great application

To help you through the recruitment process, we’ve put together some guidance. Please ensure you read this prior to completing your application form

We want you to enjoy your job

Harlow College offers competitive rates of pay and excellent employment terms, including enhanced leave entitlement of up to 42 days per year* with the option of buying up to an additional 10 days leave per year, plus we give you an extra day off on your birthday! 

You have access to one of two fantastic contributory pension schemes. We are a family friendly employer with many staff working flexible working patterns. We also offer enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave.

As an employee you can take advantage of our superb facilities, including our hair and beauty therapy suite and our training restaurant, the Skylight Brasserie. Discounts are available at local gyms and leisure facilities, as well as a local nursery, cinema, restaurants and shops. We also run regular trips to West End shows at discounted rates for you and your family. 

We have on-site free parking for staff and the College is within easy access of local amenities including Harlow town centre and public transport links. We have a cycle to work scheme available as well as the discounts detailed below for public transport.

Harlow College staff that travel on any Arriva bus in the Harlow network, will get fares at a reduced rate via an online code.

All Stansted College employees can get up to 80% discount on bus, coach and rail with an Airport Travel card which you are entitled to purchase providing you with enormous savings.

We also run a successful Wellbeing Matters programme with regular activities for staff to take part in including Mindfulness, Football, Yoga and Zumba. We also hold an annual Wellbeing focussed event for all staff to take part in which is now in its fifth successful year!

Individuals, not numbers

We believe that all our people – staff and students – have the potential to succeed in whatever they set their minds to, and at Harlow College everything we do as employees is about getting our students to fulfil their potential. All staff can expect substantial investment in both their ongoing performance development and their continuing professional development.  

How we work, our priorities and values

We're always looking to innovate and improve, and we've created a College that genuinely puts the student at its heart. We're very proud of our reputation and popularity. Visitors to the College frequently comment on its purposeful but friendly and happy atmosphere. Many of our facilities are first class and make great places to learn, including our exciting University Centre, GlassBox theatre, Salon and Skylight Brasserie.

We're extremely proud of our students. They're a delight to work with.

Our Core values

These values drive our behaviour, how we work and the general culture of the College. Current and new team members are reviewed and recruited against them:

Students at the Heart

Work Hard, Work Together

Always Innovative and Enterprising

Be Your Best

Become a teacher in Further Education

Investors in Diversity

Are you currently a qualified Electrician, Plumber or Carpenter?

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Would you like to help shape our future generation in these areas?

We are currently looking for qualified trades people who want to pass on their skills to students.  

We have Teaching vacancies for full time/part time/ Ad Hoc/casual basis. We have opportunities for both part time and evening work enabling you to continue working whilst teaching the future generation. This may also enable you to transition into full-time teaching.

If you would like to hear more about the opportunities available or have questions of your own please register your interest by sending an email to or call Mark Strange on 01279 868 107/309