WESTON COLLEGE GROUP JOBS AND VACANCIES
Welcome to Weston College's job vacancy page! As one of the fastest-growing Colleges in the UK, delivering courses from entry level right up to Masters degrees, Weston College is an inspiring place to work.
We are a highly respected and dynamic organisation that is known for providing high-quality education and excellent student support services, and we are proud to have a team of skilled professionals who make it all possible. If you are passionate about education and wish to contribute your skills and knowledge to our mission of creating a brighter future for our learners, then we invite you to explore the exciting job opportunities available at Weston College.
You can explore our current vacancies in two ways:
OUR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Over recent years, the College has gone from strength to strength, earning Ofsted's ‘Outstanding’ rating, proving to be one of the top education providers in the country.
The College has also been featured in the ‘Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For’ list and the top-ranked college nationally.
Furthermore, the College holds the highest possible Investors in People ‘Platinum accreditation, which demonstrates our commitment to continually invest in our staff to achieve their full potential.
Our higher education provision University Centre Weston is graded ‘Gold’ by TEF, putting us amongst the top universities in the UK, and in 2018 we received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
All staff at Weston College are entitled to a minimum of 30 days plus statutory bank holidays per year (allocated on a pro rata basis for part time staff).
All staff are automatically entered into a pension scheme relevant to their role with generous employer contributions.
Business support staff are automatically entered into the Local Government Pension Scheme, provided by the Avon Pension Fund.
Teaching staff are automatically entered into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme, a contributory scheme administered by Teachers’ Pensions on behalf of the Department for Children, Schools and Families.
We provide an excellent programme of staff development and CPD opportunities to all staff through internal development courses and training or through programmes such as LinkedIn Learning.
Not JUST available to students, college staff are also eligible to purchase a student discount card through Totum. Employees also have automatic access to exclusive discounts, vouchers and offers through the “Weston College Perkz” scheme.
As well as access to the college’s in house student-led training restaurant, staff members also receive a 10% discount at The Green House coffee shop and Lasseter's Restaurant at The Winter Gardens Pavilion.
All employees of Weston College, are able to benefit from a free subscription to Microsoft 365 whilst employed by the College.
All staff are eligible for the Discount for Teachers scheme offering a wide range of discounts across all sectors.
The health and wellbeing of our staff is very important, so as well as an excellent Occupational Health referral system, the College offers the following to all staff:
Health Assured EAP Scheme (Employee Assistance Programme)
This health programme is available to all staff. The service provides free and confidential support that is available 24 hours a day.
A dedicated Staff Welfare Officer.
The College will contribute towards the cost of your eye examination and up to £40 towards the cost of glasses, if it is deemed necessary for your role.
College Fitness Suite
All staff have access to the fully equipped, sport and fitness centre on the 7th floor of the Knightstone Campus. There are no membership fees involved, however a full gym induction must be completed.
Hair, beauty and relaxation treatments
Discounts are available to all staff across the College on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments including hair cuts and colours, massage and manicures. The treatments are carried out by our Weston College students under the close supervision of the highly qualified hair and beauty lecturers.
Meet our Wellbeing Champions! The Champions are all passionate about mental health and wellbeing, and are on hand, alongside the Staff Welfare Officer, to support the wellbeing of all staff within the College
We recognise that many of our staff have responsibilities for family or dependants and operate a number of initiatives to help colleagues balance these responsibilities with work.
The College has a number of schemes that cover the following family circumstances:
Fertility treatment leave.
We are happy to consider requests for flexible working in line with the flexible working policy.
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 p.a.
Salary: £13,380 - £17,219 p.a.
Salary: £26,760 - £31,360 p.a.
One Message, Different Voices
Take a look at this powerful film made by the staff of Weston College to show how important it is for everyone from different backgrounds to be included. The film shares heartfelt stories and interviews with a diverse group of staff, showing how accepting different identities and backgrounds can make a big difference. Its purpose is to encourage viewers to think about their own biases and work towards making our community more welcoming to all. We invite everyone, regardless of their background, to join us and be a part of our journey toward a more inclusive future.
Our workplace champions the right of staff to embrace all Afro-hairstyles. We acknowledge that Afro-textured hair is an important part of our Black employees’ racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious identities, and requires specific styling for hair health and maintenance. We celebrate Afro-textured hair worn in all styles including, but not limited to, afros, locs, twists, braids, cornrows, fades, hair straightened through the application of heat or chemicals, weaves, wigs, headscarves, and wraps. In this workplace, we recognise and celebrate our colleagues’ identities. We are a community built on an ethos of equality and respect where hair texture and style have no bearing on an employee's ability to succeed.
Some of the wide variety of career opportunities on offer
Head of Maths
Salary: up to £45k p.a.
Full time (AYR)
Closing date: 27/04/2023
Lecturer in Painting and Decorating
Salary: £25k - £32k p.a.
HMP Channings Wood
Closing date: 17/04/2023
Vocational Trainer/Assessor - Engineering
Salary: £25k - £29k p.a.
Full-time and Part-time
Closing date: 12/04/2023