Middlesbrough College - About Us

Message from Zoe Lewis, Principal / Chief Executive

Thank you for showing an interest in joining Middlesbrough College.

We are an ambitious and forward thinking College and committed to supporting our staff by offering a competitive pay and non-pay benefits reward package. As an employer, we continue to invest heavily in staff development to ensure that we stretch and challenge our students, so that they can reach their full potential and progress into their chosen career.

We are at the heart of the local, regional and national economy and work with over 1,000 employers in delivering high quality training and development to further strengthen the economic prosperity in the Tees Valley and beyond.

Middlesbrough College is the largest GFE College in the Tees Valley training around 13,000 students each year from entry level to level 7, in courses leading to jobs in all areas of the economy. Our training arm, Northern Skills Group offers a wide range of apprenticeships across the North East region, working with over 1000 employers building the skills required for their businesses to prosper. Our partnership with the Open University extends our offer into affordable, flexible higher education.

We are a highly inclusive college that provides excellent teaching and support for a diverse range of students. Our Mission is to ‘provide education and skills that enhance the region’s economic and social prosperity’.

We are an ambitious and forward thinking College and committed to supporting our staff by offering a competitive pay and non-pay benefits reward package.


We have high expectations of both our staff and our students, and are a friendly and supportive place to work with a ONE TEAM ethos permeating through our staff areas.

Middlesbrough College lies at the heart of the Tees Valley with good transport links and surrounded by areas of natural beauty including a national park and heritage coastline.

For information on our journey, our ambitions for the future and our priorities, please read our Strategic Plan 2018-2023 which can be found on our website.

Middlesbrough College values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and BAME candidates, as they are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Middlesbrough College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all, regardless of their race, belief, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. The College aims to deliver fair and accessible services to our diverse community and is working hard to achieve a workforce that represents that community and a workplace where staff are encouraged to be themselves and deliver their best at work.

If you would like to know how the college supports BAME, disabled, or LGBT+ staff and applicants, please contact our Equalities Co-ordinator on 01642 333810 or equality@mbro.ac.uk, or contact Human Resources on recruitment@mbro.ac.uk Please inform the Equalities Co-ordinator or Human Resources, if you wish to speak to a BAME, disabled or LGBT+ member of staff.

Other information is also contained on the College’s Website at http://www.mbro.ac.uk

If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources Team on 01642 333804.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Zoe Lewis
Principal / Chief Executive
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Middlesbrough College
Dock Street
01642 333 554