Working at Wigan & Leigh College

Join us on our journey to become an Outstanding College

Wigan & Leigh College is one of the region’s leading further education providers, and is a major employer in the Borough of Wigan. The College employs approximately 500 staff in both teaching and support services. The College boasts multi-million pound campuses which provide specialist education programmes. Staff are based at either our Parsons Walk Centre, Pagefield or Leigh College.

Wigan & Leigh College is an accredited Disability Confident Employer and an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to becoming Outstanding. With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £27m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

Wigan & Leigh College was named Further Education College of the Year 2018 at the Educate North Awards and has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.

Flexible Working

Wigan & Leigh College are happy to talk flexible working where business permits, we also promote and encourage employees to utilise our family friendly policies.

Staff Benefits

Working at Wigan & Leigh College comes with a wide range of employee benefits including excellent terms and conditions, generous holiday entitlement and attractive pension schemes and much much more.

Please follow the links below for a full list of staff benefits for support and academic staff.

New to Teaching?

If you’re new to teaching, take a look at our New into Teaching support programme. We will offer you the help and support you need to develop the skills and experience to be an inspirational and effective teacher.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for any of our current job vacancies, please follow the link below which will take you to our AoC jobs page, or send a copy of your CV or application form to

If you have any questions about our current job vacancies please get in contact with the HR Department on 01942 761554 who will be happy to help.