Our people are dedicated to transforming lives and providing an outstanding experience to students.

Every day our staff inspire young people and adults to achieve their potential, life ambitions and career goals through education and training, or provide an essential support service that contributes to the success of the organisation.

Find out more about how we attract, develop and retain our staff, in our People Plan. 

Current vacancies

Our people plan

Our colleges & the local area

Values, Strategic Plan & People

We launched a three-year transformation process to shape and embed culture and values, clarity of vision and strategy across Education Partnership North East.

We have a culture of strong values, which are embedded in every part of the organisation. They support staff to be the best they can be. Our people make us who we are.  Our values are:





Recruitment and selection process

Key terms & FAQs:

The process of sourcing, screening and identifying the most suitable person for a vacancy within an organisation.

The manager who will take primary responsibility for the recruitment and selection process.

An outline of key objectives and responsibilities/tasks to be undertaken by the post holder.

A profile of the ideal candidate, which should identify experience, skills, qualifications and any other attributes required to do the job.

The processes by which People and Development will ensure that the candidate is suitable to work at the college (medical checks, reference checks, qualification checks, compliance with Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, and criminal record checks).

We can post an application form to you.

You will receive an automated email to the address you have included on your application form to confirm we have received your application.

Please contact us so we can re-arrange it for you.

Your interview letter will ask you to contact us with any special arrangements or requests that you require in place for your interview.

The Appointing Officer will decide if a Skype interview could be facilitated.

You can view the terms and conditions of employment with EPNE here.

Why work for us?

Excellent holiday entitlement and family-friendly working policies to encourage a good work-life balance.

Staff discount at all commercial businesses at the college including a state-of-the-art gym, City Bistro restaurant, hair and beauty salons and travel agency.

As part of a larger college group there is an increased opportunity for staff careers and progression.

Aspire leadership programme open to staff at all levels of the organisation encourages, nurtures and mentors the college's leaders of the future.

The college embraces diversity and has a staff network group for LGBTQ+.

Annual staff awards recognise the excellence, dedication and innovation of individual staff and teams.

A Wellbeing Action Group delivers campaigns and initiatives to staff including Pilates and Clubbersize classes, resilience training and Mental Health Motivation Pedometer Challenges.

A culture of strong values that are embedded in every part of the organisation.