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The Open University was the highest ranking higher education institution in the 2010 Sunday Times 'Best Companies to Work For' list for the public sector.

Become part of the OU success story, working in a wide variety of academic or administrative roles in Milton Keynes or throughout the UK by visiting The Open University's jobs website.

You can also:

  • Teach for the OU. The OU's 7,000 tutors (known as associate lecturers) offer learning support to our students through teaching and assessment, individual contact by email, phone or post, and through group tutorials and day schools. Find out what it's like to tutor our students and view current vacancies.
  • Work at residential schools. Some OU courses include residential schools, giving students the opportunity to take part in practical learning activities alongside their peers. Each year we have short-term opportunities for tutors, demonstrators, advisers and assistants to work at residential schools throughout the UK and Europe.

Recruit OU students to work for you

To succeed at OU study requires commitment, motivation and flexibility. Open University students are hard workers who know how to prioritise and manage their time. Find out about recruiting our students to work for you.