Jobs and Careers

Make your mark on the next generation


The EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve. We offer the best possible learning and training experience for our students and have been judged by Ofsted as a good provider of education.

The EKC Group includes a family of five Colleges covering the East Kent region and ensures local educational provision in the Canterbury, Dover, Shepway, Swale and Thanet communities.

These are exciting times for us; there are areas of excellence in the Group to build on and significant opportunities to improve, grow and diversify.

 

Want to be a teacher?

If you want to be a teacher you can find out more about;

  • what it is like to work as a full or part time teacher at one of our Colleges
  • our flexible approach to hours of work, part time work and family friendly flexible working
  • the support new teachers get to gain their teaching qualification through our Teacher Academy
  • the fantastic benefits for working with EKC Group as a teacher
  • how to spend some time with staff during a normal day to see what it is like to teach by arranging a Taster Day at one of our Colleges.

Staff will be available to guide you through the opportunities, answer questions about teaching and advice on the next steps for teaching in:

Email Natalee.hill@eastkent.ac.ukKatie.hall@eastkent.ac.uk or simon.bigrigg@eastkent.ac.uk

Please be aware that the Group use an external service provider, CVMinder for all applications. Please click on the vacancy you are interested in to view the full details and select apply to complete your application. 

We pride ourselves in the support we can give those who are new to teaching, with ongoing training and coaching through our Teacher Academy.

You do not need to have taught before and we offer Taster days to those who want to spend time with teaching staff to find out more about moving from trade into teaching.

For an informal chat or to arrange a Taster day, please email simon.bigrigg@eastkent.ac.uk

With a range of benefits available, including excellent rates of pay, generous annual leave entitlement and a contributory pension, there has never been a better time to join us.

Why not us to find out more

Whether you want to start a new career, expand your existing experience or are looking to inspire the next generation on builders, we can give you guidance and advice.

If you’ve ever thought about getting into teaching, EKCGroup has a range of teaching opportunities and vacancies available immediately and throughout the year.

Due to our growth, we have various full time and part time teaching and assessor roles available, enabling you to both work in the trade and as a teacher if you want.

You do not need to have taught before – we will provide you with all the support you need to become a successful teacher as you will gain free, exclusive membership to our Teacher Academy, providing you with all the support you need.

We welcome applications from people with a diverse range of skills and experience and we are keen to attract and invest in staff who have the ambition, determination and ability to make a positive difference. If you do not meet all the criteria on the person specification we would still like to hear from you and welcome your application.

We are committed to the 'safeguarding' of all our students and staff. This means everyone who works here is required to actively protect them from preventable harm. Our recruitment and selection process includes checks to ensure you will carry out safeguarding duties, and in your application you are required to demonstrate how you meet the College’s requirements.

The College is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates the diversity of staff and students. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

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