A most rewarding place to work
A career at with us means joining a team dedicated to the success and wellbeing of their learners, whichever area of the college you work in. Work with us and look forward to a friendly, welcoming environment with attractive opportunities and benefits.
We offer both internal and external programmes that allow staff to develop and widen their skills. For example, we have supported many staff through our internal teacher development programme and assessor awards.
Discount gym membership
Access to the on-site Gym for discounted rate of £45 per year, opening times 7am – 9pm. There are a number of fitness and well- being related sessions throughout the week that can be accessed.
This saving works in the form of a salary sacrifice scheme whereby deductions are taken from your gross salary each month over a 12 month period to pay for childcare.
Enjoy more generous shopping, dining, travel (and much more!) discounts for all employees working in the public sector.
Cycle to work scheme
Claim a typical saving of 30 – 40% on any bicycle purchased.
Bus to work scheme
We operate a salary sacrifice scheme whereby monthly deductions are taken from your gross salary to pay for a monthly bus ticket.
Train to work scheme
Receive a 12 month ticket for a reduced price giving you 12 weeks free travel including weekends.
Employee Wellbeing Service
Free, confidential and impartial service provided by Optum offering professional support and advice on a range of life issues, from financial to family.
Get cash back towards everyday dental, optical and other healthcare bills, up to annual limits with a health care cash plan offered at preferential rates to college employees.
Retreat Hair and Beauty Salons
Commercial salons available for male and female staff at half the cost of the high street, open until 9pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. Client sessions are available throughout the week, with an additional 10% discount for staff.
Our fine dining commercial restaurant providing excellent food and service, open for lunch Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12 – 2pm and for dinner on Thursday evening 6pm – 9pm.