Welcome to the careers site for Nelson and Colne College. We would like to thank you for taking an interest in our current career opportunities.

By choosing to work with us, you will be joining a college with an excellent reputation for providing high quality education for the community it serves. We are a Beacon status college and have been categorised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted since 2005.

In 2014, Nelson and Colne College was confirmed as one of the best in the country, with Government data showing that the college is 1st in the country for A Level Value Added scores, 3rd in the country for 16-18 year old Apprenticeship Success and 4th in the country for A Level grades. We are dedicated to ensuring that each and every student is given the very best opportunities to aim high and achieve their goals.

In August 2016, Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) joined the Nelson and Colne College family. Offering an extensive range of subjects to learners, with over 2000 courses delivered through more than 300 venues across Lancashire, they aim to provide learning opportunities for all adults across the region. Recognised by Ofsted in 2016 as "Good" LAL work with over 200 partners across the county to take learning into the communities where it’s needed most.

We offer a warm, welcoming work environment with professional development, career progression and continuous improvement at all levels. If you share our belief in the young people and adults in our community and are passionate about teaching and learning, then we would be delighted to receive your application.


  • put our students first
  • pursue excellence in all we do
  • act with integrity and honesty
  • work together for our community
  • use our resources wisely and fairly

We believe:

  • everyone is different
  • everyone is special
  • everyone is capable of exceptional achievement

About Nelson and Colne College

Nelson and Colne College Sixth has an excellent local, regional and national reputation. It has served the educational needs of Pendle and surrounding boroughs for more than 40 years and in that time, countless students have passed through its doors, gaining qualifications and confidence in their abilities.

Featured Job

Job Title: Nothing of interest? Apply for our Bank Staff!
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £20.14-22.67 per hour depending on the post applied for