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Working with a forward-thinking College makes a difference

Yeovil College a vibrant college community where our number one priority is to maximise the potential of each and every learner, providing them with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours to support them during their onward career journeys.

Yeovil College boasts expert tutors, UK leading facilities, a campus which is undergoing significant investment and transformation and real-work experience opportunities. The college is placed as the top performing college in Somerset for all 16-18 year olds, measured by the key indicator, achievement rates, for the second consecutive year. This means that our students future is secure no matter which level or programme they choose to study with us.

The college is an essential part of the community within South Somerset and North and West Dorset and has been for over 130 years. Working in partnership with local businesses, industry and schools alike, they drive teaching and learning to the highest possible standard.

 

Yeovil College is an incredible place to work.

In their most recent staff satisfaction survey, over 97% of current staff stated that they were treated with respect by their colleagues and line managers and that they enjoy the work they do.

The team responsible for the estates master plan have been working hard over the last few months and things are really coming together. Ambitious plans to capitalise on all funding opportunities and have been delivered; around £10 million has already been invested in:

  • Transforming 20 spaces through the only Institute of Technology (IoT) in South Somerset to deliver sector leading provision in Engineering and Technology, Health, Computing Sciences and Creative Industries;
  • The development of a sector leading Health, Education and Science Centre, which includes four ultra-modern specialist science laboratories, a hospital ward, community health skills suite, dental nursing training lab, nursing and primary education simulation spaces, plus incredible flexible learning resource centre;
  • Much needed technical education and training for the workforce has been significantly enhanced with state-of-the-art equipment providing apprentices and learners with training experiences to develop their knowledge and skills, adding value to their CVs and in the businesses they work in.

 

Benefits of working at Yeovil College

Shaping young and keen minds brings its own reward, however working at Yeovil College also brings the following benefits:

 

Competitive Salaries: Our salaries are competitive when compared with similar roles in other organisations; we are sector leading with our ‘sector skills’ positions.

Generous Holidays: Between 30 -35 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and an additional two weeks at Christmas..

Staff Discount: A scheme with discounts available from over 800 high street brands.

Career Average Pension Scheme: All staff are automatically enrolled onto a ‘Career Average Pension Scheme’ with either the Local Government Pension Scheme or Teacher’s Pension Scheme.

Extensive Staff Development Programme: All staff are involved in a continuous professional development programme that will support them in becoming or remaining outstanding in their role.

Opportunities for Progression: We have a transparent succession plan and internal employees are encouraged and supported to develop their long-term careers with us. We pride ourselves in developing from within.

Work-Life Balance: We have a range of policies and practices in place to help our staff achieve a work-life balance including enhanced pay for maternity or adoption leave.

Health and wellbeing: We value and support staff wellbeing including access to our on-site gym with reduced membership, an employee assistance programme and regular wellbeing information.

 

We are a vibrant forward thinking College, with a clear and simple vision – maximising potential for our learners. If you have this same uncompromising ambition to help people develop themselves, no matter where they started from, then we would love to see an application from you.

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