Working for us

We are a contemporary College and we take a modern approach to our role as an employer.

Each and every one of our staff is valued. They all play an integral role in our ability to fulfil our mission - creating lifetime opportunities through outstanding education and training.

We're proud to say that we have a lower staff turnover than the national further education average. The dedicated and committed staff that work with us, stay with us. We appreciate their commitment and make sure that we provide plenty of opportunities for professional development and career progression

Why choose us?

Working with us means your hard work won't go unnoticed. The wide range of benefits you’ll receive includes:

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 39 - 41 days, inclusive of College closure days and public holidays
  • An annual progression award (until the maximum point on your salary scale has been reached)
  • A contributory salary pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme or Teachers' Pension Scheme) including life assurance
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) to help you continue to develop your skills throughout your career with us

Optional benefits

You'll also be able to access the following optional benefits:

  • Childcare vouchers scheme (salary sacrifice)
  • Interest-free loans for the purchase of travel season tickets
  • Payroll-giving scheme
  • Cycle To Work scheme

Discounted benefits

As a member of staff you can take advantage of a range of discounts, including:

  • Save on hair, beauty and holistic treatments at any of our College salons
  • Discounted food/drink at any of our College canteens, coffee shops and restaurants
  • Discounted motor vehicle repairs, with minor body and paint repairs free of charge (parts payable)

Services to staff

If that's not enough, you'll have access to support services to help your personal and professional wellbeing in the following ways:

  • Dedicated support for continued professional development, including paid leave for study
  • Employee assistance programme providing free and confidential help, information and advice
  • Access to our counselling service - whenever you need it