<p>Chesterfield College is a large general Further Education college that serves a wide catchment area in Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Sheffield and beyond - west into the Derbyshire Dales and High Peak, east into Bolsover and south into Amber Valley and the outskirts of Derby. <br /><br />In 2009/10 Chesterfield College enrolled 11,000 learners of whom 575 were pre-16, 4,800 were 16-18 and 5,625 were adult learners. 2,000 learners travelled to College from outside Chesterfield each week on contract buses.<br /><br />The majority of learners (89%) were on programmes funded by the Young Peoples’ Learning Agency and the Skills Funding Agency. In addition, 560 learners were on higher education programmes funded by the Higher Education Funding Council. During the year, 1,200 learners undertook NVQs in the workplace through Train to Gain, 800 trainees were on Apprenticeships and a further 125 were on Entry to Employment programmes. <br /><br />The College currently has 601 full-time equivalent permanent staff of whom 271 are teaching staff.<br /><br />The Principalship within College is made up of the Principal, three Deputy Principals for Learning & Standards, Planning, Funding & Resources and Enterprise, Engagement & Innovation together with the Clerk to the Corporation. The College has undergone a curriculum restructure with the curriculum now divided into seven vocational areas:<br /><br />• Art, Design & Creative Industries<br />• Business Services, Travel & Tourism<br />• Care Industries & Provision for Learners with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities<br />• Construction & the Built Environment<br />• Engineering<br />• Hair, Beauty & Hospitality<br />• Sport & Public Services<br /><br />The curriculum also includes the Sixth Form Centre and an Adult & Continuing Education Centre.<br /><br />Our Mission<br />Chesterfield College aims to provide outstanding education and training for all learners, employers, partners and staff.<br /><br />Our Vision<br />Our vision is that by 2015 we will become recognised nationally as an outstanding college by learners, employers, partners, regulators and people who work for us.<br /><br />We aim to achieve this vision through striving to be outstanding in all we do and by:<br />1. Meeting the needs and developing the potential of learners, apprentices, employers, partners and our staff <br />2. Developing, delivering and constantly reviewing the training and education we provide to ensure it remains responsive and <br />relevant to the needs of learners and employers<br />3. Delivering our services efficiently<br />4. Raising the college profile and its reputation locally, regionally and nationally<br />5. Developing close strategic relations and partnerships<br />6. Providing first class facilities and 21st century technology which support the high technology/low carbon agenda<br />7. Creating a framework of systems and business processes that are responsive to local and national priorities<br /><br />Our Values<br />Underpinning our vision and mission are our core values.<br />We aim at all times to:<br />• Put the learner first<br />• Have a genuine culture of inclusivity where all people and communities are valued<br />• Operate with openness and honesty<br />• Act with integrity and recognise our responsibilities<br />• Work as a team respecting, supporting and valuing each other<br />• Seek continuous improvement<br /><br />Where are we?<br />Chesterfield is a historic market town and local government district in Derbyshire located on the edge of the Peak District. Lying north of Derby, it is the largest town in Derbyshire with a resident population of approximately 99,000. In recent years, the economy in and around Chesterfield has been going through a period of structural change as new manufacturing industries and service based sectors replace traditional heavy industries.<br /><br />Recent developments within the town include the new Junction 29A that will provide increased access to the town from the M1 motorway, and the relocation of Chesterfield Football Club to the B2net stadium.</p>Have a look at the benefits of working at Chesterfield College:-• Competitive salaries• Final salary pension schemes for academic and support staff• Generous holiday entitlements• Employee Assistance Programme• Generous Maternity, Adoption and Paternity Leave• Flexible Working Policies• Staff Development Opportunities• Investors in People accreditation• Working in a Beacon College• Centre of Vocational Excellence• State of the art Hair and Beauty salons• Gym membership• Parking facilities• Quadrant Restaurant, Conservatory café, Costa Coffee, Student Refectory• Nursery facilities (subject to numbers)• Allsave Childcare vouchers• “Two Ticks” symbol demonstrating our commitment to improving employmentopportunities for people with disabilities• Location – in the lovely market town ofChesterfield in picturesque DerbyshireWe hope to receive your application soon!Chesterfield CollegeInfirmary RoadChesterfieldS41 7NGTelephone: 01246 500500Clowne CampusHigh StreetClowneChesterfieldS43 4JYTelephone: 01246 500791Tapton HouseBrimington RoadChesterfieldS41 OTDTelephone: 01246 520250More information on Tapton House Learning Unlimited - Waterloo CourtJunction 29A, Unit 2Waterloo CourtMarkham ValeChesterfieldS44 5HYLearning Unlimited - Nottingham Office6th Floor City Gate EastToll House HillNottinghamNG1 5FSTel: 0115 9352135
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