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Whether you want to study a full-time or part-time course, continue onto Higher Education or go hands on with an apprenticeship or traineeship, we can help you find the right choice for you.


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Join a passionate and dynamic team. We really care about making South Tyneside College a vibrant, outstanding college. There couldn’t be a more exciting time to help us reshape STC for the challenges and opportunities ahead. 

Almost 500 people work hard to make our College the success it is, from invigilators joining us for a few hours a year, through flexible part-time work to many full-time academic and support roles. 

If you share our passion for challenging, improving and making our college the best it can be, we’d love to hear from you.


Why choose us?

We have a reputation to be proud of. With modern facilities and a world wide reputation, South Tyneside College has been delivering quality courses for over a hundred and fifty years

We’re constantly growing. Over 17,000 students choose to study at South Tyneside College every year - from the local community, across the UK and over thirty countries worldwide.  Students choose us for many reasons but especially for the friendly, welcoming atmosphere, high quality of service we offer and for the many opportunities.

We invest in you. As a leading provider of training and development in South Tyneside, our employees enjoy a vibrant and friendly working environment.  We are proud of our reputation as being an employer that enables its employees to develop the skills and experience they need to perform and grow in their role and throughout their career with us.  Training and development is part of everything we do and is why so many talented individuals want to experience working at South Tyneside College.

We invest in facilities. Over £4 million has been invested in facilities over the last 5 years including a brand new front entrance and reception, new refectory and catering area, as well as industry standard hair and beauty salons, new training restaurant and kitchen facilities along with improvements to classrooms, workshops and other learning resource areas.

We’ve got firm employer links. Training contracts with big name employers help us prepare students for the world of work. We play a leading role in the economic development of the area thanks to outstanding partnerships with leading global firms and our local football clubs. 

We’re right by the Coast. Our main campus is located in South Shields.  The town is situated at the mouth of the River Tyne (North East England) and boasts of many attractions including stunning coastal scenery and a wealth of cultural and heritage attractions.  The College is serviced by great transport links with buses and the Tyneside Metro coming from across the region right into the heart of the town centre. The Shields Ferry runs crossings from the north of the Tyne and there are excellent road links from the A1(M) and A19.

We’ve got great benefits:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Pension schemes for academic and support staff

  • Staff and Student Counsellor

  • Flexible working policies

  • Competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave

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