Join our team

We are a team of passionate, values driven and dedicated people who live by our pledge to deliver an outstanding teaching and learning experience to every learner, every time.

Our colleagues share the same energy, passion, drive and enthusiasm in order to create a unique culture where we not only deliver an award winning service, but we view each other as friends as well as colleagues.

If you share the same attitude and values, we would love to hear from you. Our latest vacancies are featured below.

We recruit across a variety of different sectors and always have new vacancies coming up, so if there is nothing for you at this time, please register your details on our talent bank, or sign up for job alerts.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer and have a guaranteed interview scheme in place to ensure that nobody is overlooked or discriminated against because of their disability. If you meet the minimum criteria when you apply and you have informed us in your application that you have a disability, you will be guaranteed an interview for that role.

If you would like to speak to someone about a vacancy, please contact recruitment@pgon.co.uk or call 07581 121235.

What Paragon Skills colleagues have to say…

What I love mostly about working for Paragon, is the appreciation and team work that drives my motivation, ambition and confidence to fulfil my role effectively. I have progressed to a new role recently after taking the next in my career. I really enjoy learning and seeing how far I can push myself by exploring what I know and have retained over the years of training myself.

Paragon is a unique organisation to work for, I have a sense of purpose working here and have always felt respected and welcomed by all colleagues, historic and new.

Sam Brock, Skills Tutor

I started Paragon Skills in January and I love that my role combines elements from my backgrounds in education and recruitment. Each day is different, and I’ve developed the ability to build rapport with learners and employers to help make the right placements. From day one I’ve felt supported from all my colleagues across the company.

Emily Blackburn, Placement Consultant

I started at Paragon Skills in February 2017 as a Personal Tutor delivering health & social care. I was given the chance to develop into a quality role and March 2019 I took on the role of Learning and Quality Improvement Coach. This role enabled me to develop on my existing skillset and gave me a clear path to the role of Sector Specialist, which I started in July 2019. After six months in this role, developing my skillset even further, I took on the role of Operations Manager and currently lead a team of 13 Personal Tutors. Paragon Skills have given me lots of opportunities to develop for which I am very grateful and I am excited to see what the future holds.

Clair Rees, Operations Manager

Paragon is very learner centred and our aim is to create an outstanding learning experience for our learners, I feel that working for Paragon is a supportive, working environment that can help each colleague to achieve their goals. This is my 5th year working for Paragon, since being at Paragon I have completed my TAQA IQA award as well as receiving regular CPD appraisals. I am treated with respect, given daily encouragement, I feel respected and valued for what I bring to the company.

Chris Cruickshanks, Personal Tutor

Our Colleague Benefits

We know that our people are the key to our success. That is why we are committed to investing in their wellbeing and we do this through offering a competitive benefits package, Paragon Choices.

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Our Corporate Conscience

As part of our corporate conscience, we are committed to reducing the impact we have on the environment through our day to day practices. We will promote environmentally responsible practices such as Skype meetings, remote working and sensible face to face meeting locations to reduce emissions from driving and improve the health and wellbeing of our colleagues. 

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Our Colleague Commitment and Development

We are committed to nurturing a friendly and safe working environment where your wellbeing is a priority.

The effective training and development of colleagues is fundamental to our success as a business. When you start with us, you will join us for an induction day at our Head Office in Bournemouth which is a great opportunity to meet members of the SLT/ Exec team and other colleagues.

We will ensure that you are supported in your role and have a clear plan in place to help you progress your skill set and develop your career with us. Each month you will have a 1:1 meeting with your line manager and together you will develop a Personal Development Plan which will be reviewed throughout the year. You will also have a monthly team meeting which is a valuable opportunity to get together with your team and cover important business updates and share new ideas.

We have a number of training and development opportunities, including Mental Health First Aid training and we have a wide range of self-study materials and resources available.

Our Jobs

    Functional Skills and Learning Support Tutor

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    Personal Tutor – Services – Oxford/ M4 Corridor

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    Business Development Manager – South

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    Skills Tutor – Health & Social Care – South

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    Skills Tutor – Health & Social Care – North West

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    Personal Tutor – Childcare – South West

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    IT Technician – Bournemouth

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    Skills Tutor – Health & Social Care/ Childcare or Services – North

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    Business Intelligence Report Administrator – Remote (9 month FTC)

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    Data Protection Officer – Remote (6-12 month fixed term contract)

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    Apprentice Data Administrator

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    Audit Business Partner – Remote

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    Personal Tutor – Services – London

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    Skills Tutor Health & Social Care – South East/ London

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    Personal Tutor – Health and Social Care Level 5 – Midlands

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    Personal Tutor – Health and Social Care Level 5 – North East

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    Operations Coordinator – Nationwide roles available

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    Personal Tutor – Residential Childcare – Midlands

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    Personal Tutor – Hair – South

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    Personal Tutor – Accountancy – North West/ Midlands

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    Data Administrator – Bournemouth

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    Personal Tutor – Hair – London

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    Personal Tutor – Childcare – London

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    Personal Tutor – Health and Social Care Level 5 – London

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    Personal Tutor – Health and Social Care – National Opportunities

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