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

  • IT Services Technician

    The team of five staff in our IT Services Department work hard to support both students and staff, ensuring the provision of a high quality IT network. This includes more than 2000 PCs/laptops and 120 servers covering more than 20 buildings at the main site and another one at AHED, about a mile distant. Our PCs all run Windows 10, whilst the servers run a mixture of VMware, Microsoft Server, and Linux OSs.

    The team is exceptionally responsive to customer needs, providing an excellent level of service.

    As IT Services Technician, your duties will include providing front line technical support to users, installing equipment, carrying out repairs and helping to maintain network integrity. You will have an IT qualification at level 3 (A level or equivalent) with a good working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and Office applications. Alongside this you will be familiar with PC desktop and laptop hardware. Critically, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and a helpful personality.

    Applications to be received before 12:00 on Monday 26 February 2018.

  • Day Houseparent

    We are the only sixth form college nationally to offer boarding places. We are looking for a Day Houseparent to work all day on Monday and Tuesday plus Wednesday morning.

    You will be responsible for the wellbeing, safety and behaviour of students in one of our two boarding houses. Duties include clerical work, managing the cleaning staff and liaising with contacts both within and outside the College. It is a very rewarding role which requires empathy with the needs of young people, a confident manner and good organisational skills.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the boarders’ evening meal and a tour of the boarding house on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

    Applications to be received before 12:00 on Friday 23 February 2018.

  • 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 Friday 2 March 2018.

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