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Association of Colleges

AoC jobs & careers

Thank you for your interest in the employment opportunities at the Association of Colleges.

Our current employment opportunities


We have no current vacancies, but thank you for your interest.

Please check this regularly page for updates on our employment opportunities.

You can also follow our employment opportunities at AoC Twitter 

Please visit the website of our sister company, AoC Create, for details of current Senior and Executive level positions or for asssistance in the recruitment to Senior and Executive level positions in your College.

About us

The Association of Colleges (AoC) is the representative body for all further education Colleges in England and Wales, including sixth form Colleges.  We have a board constituted from our membership and are funded by the subscriptions of our member Colleges

AoC has a number of functions including representing our membership to Government and lobbying on their behalf and we provide a number of key services to our membership relating to employment and curriculum and quality advice. 

AoC's structure includes an active network of nine regional offices which work closely with Colleges and Government agencies in their regions and a busy national office based in London.

We are an equal opportunities employer and details of our vacancies are regulalry advertised on this page. For further information about any of the roles listed, above please contact us AoC HR team.

For details of how to get to us please download Directions & Map of AoC National Office.

To view our staff and structure for AoC and AoC Create please see our Org Charts below:


  AoC Org Chart

  AoC Create Org Chart

AoC mission statement

The Association of Colleges (AoC) exists to represent and promote the interests of Colleges and provide members with professional support services.

As such, we aim to be the authoritative voice of Colleges – based on credible analysis, research, advocacy and consultation with Colleges – and the first choice destination for guidance and advice for members.

Our vision objectives

1. Representing Colleges

To be the authoritative voice of Colleges based on credible analysis and advocacy involving the consultation of members.

2. Services to Colleges

To be the first choice destination for advice to members on areas of critical importance to Colleges.

3. Commercial Activity

To contribute financially to the health of the AoC, by providing a range of high quality, paid-for services.

4. Corporate Services

To create an environment and infrastructure to support the strategic and operational needs of the business and our partners.

5. Our People

To continue to develop and support AoC staff and associates in order to meet individual aspirations and business needs.

Our values

AoC expects all staff and associates to:

• Be Passionate about Colleges and their learners;
• Be Challenging of Government, our stakeholders and each other;
• Act with Integrity in the way we deal with Colleges, stakeholders and each other

Competency framework

Our values are incorporated within our AoC Competency framework used for Recruitment and selection purposes:

  AoC Competency Framework

Our employee benefits

Our employee benefits package includes a Final Salary Pension Scheme, 30 day annual leave entitlement, private healthcare, childcare voucher scheme & eye care. We are also keen to encourage and support our staff professional development at every opportunity and offer study support to staff with an interest in pursuing professional qualifications as well as professional body membership that supposts their continuous professional development.