TeacherOur dedicated staff are central to the success of this vibrant College. We welcome applications from both teaching and non-teaching staff who will help us to care for the welfare of our students and support them in their studies. One of the largest and most successful sixth form colleges in the country, we offer applicants the opportunity to work alongside committed colleagues who have enabled the College to achieve ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted ratings in every respect. Our unofficial College motto has long been ‘we count in ones’. Not only is that at the heart of our work with our students, but we also strive to support and value our staff in the same way.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

Staff benefits include:

  • excellent staff training and development opportunities
  • pension schemes for both teaching and support staff
  • access to an Employee Assistance Scheme
  • free parking, close proximity to the railway station and an active Cycle to Work Scheme
  • attractive and high quality facilities in teaching, support and social areas
  • free use of our gym
  • a genuine and strong commitment to equality and diversity

In a recent survey of staff, comments included:

"The College is very human in its appreciation of staff";

"The staff here are the most dedicated, conscientious and hard working I have ever come across";

"I love working here: very refreshing to work somewhere organised and one step ahead of the game".

We hope that you will join us!

Our current vacancies are listed below. We regret that, due to the large number of enquiries we receive, we are unable to accept or respond to speculative applications, that is where there is no relevant job advertised.

Number of vacancies: 3

  • PA to the Principal

    We are seeking to appoint a PA to the Principal, assisting him in managing a varied and challenging workload.

    Duties will include administration, responding to queries, diary management and support for meetings. As you develop an in depth understanding of the College and wider education context, you will increasingly be able to draft correspondence and reports.

    A highly organised worker, you will be proactive in managing your work and that of the Principal. You will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. In addition to supporting the Principal, you will work collaboratively with colleagues in the Principalship to provide administrative support to other senior staff as required.

    This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who has the enthusiasm and commitment to work flexibly as part of a dedicated team, helping to make a real difference to the lives of young people in the area.

    Applications to be received before 12:00 on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

  • Receptionist/Clerical Assistant (Estates)

    We seek to recruit a Receptionist/Clerical Assistant to work in our Estates Department, receiving contractors and ensuring that the necessary checks and paperwork are completed. You will also assist this busy team with other clerical duties as required. The hours are 8 am to 12 noon. You will need good IT skills and strong communication skills, ready to turn your hand to whatever is required to support the team, contractors and wider College staff.

    Applications to be received before 12:00 on Tuesday 3 October 2017.

  • Sporting Team Manager/Coach - Basketball

    We are looking for someone to lead our College Basketball team. This is a fixed term contract to start as soon as possible and for four sessions (each session is 55 minutes) a week in the season which ends at Easter. We are likely to be able to offer further contracts in future years.

    If you require further information, please contact Lynne Gardner, Head of Activities.

    Basketball Coaching Level 2

    Current First Aid Certificate (or willing to train)

    MiDAS mini-bus qualification (or willing to train)

    The role of the team manager is to organise, supervise, and guide the team during a weekly organised training session, Thursday evening competitions and whilst driving to and from fixtures.

    Applications to be received before 12:00 on Tuesday 3 October 2017.

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