Working at Wigan & Leigh College

Wigan & Leigh College is one of the region’s leading further education providers, and a major employer in the Wigan Borough.

The College is one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Not–For–Profit Organisations to Work For in 2020 – the only further education provider in the Top 100.

Approximately 500 teaching and support services staff work at a range of locations. Our multimillion pound centres provide specialist education programmes at Parsons Walk Centre, Pagefield and Leigh College.

We are an accredited equal opportunities and Disability Confident Employer. We welcome 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, we are well on our way to becoming Outstanding. With more than 9,500 students and a turnover of £27million, we are in a strong position to continue our growth.

We were awarded Further Education College of the Year in 2018 at the Educate North Awards and continue to expand our programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.

Ours is a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services to maximise their achievements and secure progression to further study, apprenticeships and employment.

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