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IF you’re a professional in the Health & Life Sciences Sector and ready for career change, then Oldham College needs YOU!

We are one of the town’s biggest employers and these are exciting times….   

Oldham College is at the forefront of reshaping post-16 education to deliver the future skills and trades needed in the new economy by learners of all ages.

We have a new state-of-the-art Health & Life Sciences Centre and have great sector links.

Our expansion means exciting new full-time and temporary vacancies teaching learners of all ages and levels in:

Social Care

What’s the Opportunity?  

We are looking to add the very best talents to our workforce – people like YOU – who can really make a difference to people’s lives.

You have exactly what we are looking for if you are: –

  • A highly qualified professional in your specialist area
  • Dedicated to high standards and experienced in supporting people to develop their skills
  • Motivated and keen to share your sector knowledge with the next generation..

We have also just launched a fantastic new opportunity with our fully-funded teaching Scholarship programme. These packages are on offer for the right talents with no previous teaching experience.

How will you benefit?

Successful applicants will join our teaching training programme for FREE while you start to work for us.

You’ll get a comprehensive package of support including an Advanced Practitioner to mentor and guide you through the process, plus time off to do the learning in your working hours. 

You will secure a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, Assessing Qualification, plus a Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance Qualification. 

This teaching and assessment package is worth around £12,000 and would be fully funded by Oldham College. 

We also offer you a very competitive starting salary and a fantastic range of staff rewards and benefits (see About Oldham College, below)

Oldham College | Where Learning Works and Skills Pay

This opportunity is for experienced professionals who are passionate about their vocation, enjoy sharing their expertise and are keen to see others succeed. 

You will need relevant knowledge about skills and priorities in your specialist sector today – and a commitment to keeping these up-to-date – plus an enthusiasm to work in a team environment. 

During the training programme you would be expected to: –      

  • Do structured and private study to secure your qualifications and develop outstanding teaching skills      
  • Work with our learners supporting the development of their knowledge, skills and behaviours      
  • Work with colleagues in creating sessions that excite learners and grow learner numbers and our reputation for excellence.  

Simulation Suite


Oldham College is officially a Great Place to Work 2021™ and also ranked 27th in the Large Size category of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women.

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Oldham College exteriors.

About Oldham College

You will benefit from:

  • Strong links with hundreds of local, regional and national employers
  • State-of-the-art facilities including our new £9m Construction Centre
  • A modern, vibrant campus in an accessible town centre setting
  • An award-winning programme of Continuous Professional Development for all staff
  • Generous holiday allowances – including two weeks over the Christmas period – and staff support

Don’t just take our word for it…

Our independently-researched staff survey results for 2021 found that: –

  • 94 per cent of respondents agree that ‘People here are treated fairly regardless of their race or ethnic origin’
  • 92 per cent agree that ‘People here are treated fairly regardless of their gender’
  • 89 per cent agreed that ‘When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride’
  • And 88 per cent agreed that ‘I’m proud to tell others I work here.’

Here is a sample of what some of our staff said:

“Right from the interview stage, you are made to feel welcomed by everyone. It’s a friendly place to work, you see lots of smiles during the day.”

“This is a friendly and warm organisation and I feel lucky to work here.”

“The team spirit, honest management style, celebrating diversity and celebrating everyone’s success no matter how small and regardless of job role/level.”

“I think what the college does for the staff and community is great! The college is always trying to support the staff, students and new students. I love working here and I have a great team to enable me to fulfil my job and help young people.”

“We have the best team to support the unique needs of our students! We support each other like nowhere else I have ever worked.”

“Strong managers, teams and Principalship. I feel like I am listened to and management take on board my ideas and thoughts. I feel appreciated.”

Want to know more? Request a callback.

To find out more, and for a ‘no strings’ discussion about this exciting opportunity, please leave your details below and one of representatives will be in touch shortly.