Overview

From courses for school leavers to affordable higher education and professional qualifications, we pride ourselves in delivering job related qualifications in high quality environments to enable our students to achieve a positive and bright future. We’re a dynamic organisation – growing and changing to meet demands. As an integral part of the community, we want to reflect its diversity within our workforce.  We have been recognised within the National Centre for Diversity (NCFD) Top 100 Index, which highlighted us as one of the best organisations in the UK for its EDI practices 2018. Moreover, as an organisation, we have attained the Investors in Diversity Standard at Stage 2. We are proud to have achieved this highly prized and prestigious quality mark and continue to take a structured and planned approach to embedding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at the heart of everything that we do. We are also recognised as a “Good Provider” by Ofsted 2018.  Our recent inspection highlighted that we ‘provide a harmonious and inclusive environment' for both our staff and students, and that the ‘performance management of staff at all levels is tenacious and supportive’. The report also showcased that ‘staff benefit from regular feedback and evaluation of their performance against agreed targets’.

About Us

Heart of Worcestershire College is the largest further education college in Worcestershire County offering a wide range of vocational and technical courses in specialist subject areas alongside a vast array of apprenticeships and higher education courses.  We have campuses in Redditch, Bromsgrove, Malvern and Worcester and boast an array of exceptional facilities including commercial hair and beauty salons, modern engineering & construction centres, state-of-the-art IT suites and spacious working kitchens. We pride ourselves on our progressive and flexible approach to our workforce with cutting edge facilities and some of the best employee development opportunities in the area. As a dynamic, forward thinking and diverse organisation we are entering the next phase of our growth strategy with a clear vision for the future of Further Education in the local community. At this exciting time we are recruiting for an ambitious person who will be integral to the future progress of our organisation.

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CURRENT OPENINGS



  • Job Title

    Facilities and Contracts Administrator

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    23rd July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £21,249 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Personal Tutor Hair & Beauty & Hospitality (Maternity cover)

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    23rd July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £21,249 per annum pro rata

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Lecturer in Sport / Sports Science 0.9

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    19th July 2021

  • Salary

    Actual salary Up To £30,028.50 per annum

  • Hours

    Part Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Hairdressing Lecturer Maternity cover 0.6

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    19th July 2021

  • Salary

    Actual Salary up to £20,019 per annum

  • Hours

    Part Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Learning Skills Development Officer Hairdressing 0.6 (Maternity cover)

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    19th July 2021

  • Salary

    Actual salary £18,177 per annum

  • Hours

    Part Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Electrical Installation Lecturer

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    16th July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £33,365 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Personal Tutor - Engineering & Automotive

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    15th July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £21,249 per annum pro rata

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Customer Services & Exam & Timetabling Apprentice

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    15th July 2021

  • Salary

    Starting at £9,693 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Customer Services Apprentice

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    15th July 2021

  • Salary

    Starting at £9,693 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Apprenticeship Operations Administrator

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    13th July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £18,925 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Work Experience and Job Coach 0.8

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    9th July 2021

  • Salary

    Actual salary £16,999.20 per annum

  • Hours

    Part Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Work Experience and Job Coach

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    9th July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £21,249 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Human Resources Apprentice

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    6th July 2021

  • Salary

    Starting at £9,693 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Plumbing Lecturer & Assessor

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    2nd July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £32,915 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Facilities/Maintenance Officer

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    2nd July 2021

  • Salary

    Up to 17,649 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Facilities and Security Officer

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    30th June 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £17,649 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

  • Job Title

    Security Officer

  • Location

    Redditch

  • Posted

    29th June 2021

  • Salary

    Up to £17,649 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. L ...

Working for Us

We appreciate the hard work and dedication of all of our employees, which is why we have introduced an exclusive benefits scheme, HoW4u. The reward gateway gives staff access to high street discounts, a wellbeing centre, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme amongst much more! HoW4u is just one of the ways we like to thank our employees, we also arrange regular training days and recognise the achievements of our staff through our Extra Awards. We know that work and family is an important balancing act, which is why we’re proud to have three on-site nurseries available to our staff and students. Offering competitive prices and with experienced, trusted staff our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is both purposeful and fun. Therefore, if you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. By joining our Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs. For more information about Talent Pools visit: www.eteach.com

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Staff Development

We provide a wide range of opportunities for all staff to undertake professional development. This ranges from the mandatory training sessions which cover Health & safety, prevent, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity and GDPR, through to professional qualifications.

The College hosts regular college wide development days and Principal briefings, providing staff with an opportunity to work collaboratively to achieve the organisation’s mission, values and objectives. 

In addition, we also provide a wide range of continuous professional development opportunities for staff, which may be hosted by the internal experts we have at the College, or provided by external training providers.

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Mission Statement

Promoting future success through high quality education and training

Our vision; to provide Worcestershire with high quality further and higher education and training.

Our vision is to provide skilled inspirational staff, high quality facilities, innovative virtual learning platforms, and a relevant and vital curriculum offer that engages a wide range of school aged, work based and adult students. This vision is to be delivered in cooperation with local schools, colleges and partner providers, and will be steered and informed by the needs and voices of key stakeholders and community planners,especially those of employers and our students.

Our vision encompasses:

  • Widening student choice and increasing progression opportunities.

  • A commitment to raising all aspects of the quality of provision and of results.

  • Using our expertise to improve employer engagement and work-based skills training.

  • Building a curriculum offer which targets groups who are traditionally underrepresented.

  • Ensuring financial stability and resilience.

  • Investing in facilities and resources to meet the needs of 21st century learning.

  • Utilising our strengths to do things even better.

  • Maintaining the distinct identity of each locality served by the College.

  • Offering an inclusive facility, providing opportunities for all.

Our Values

Integrity

  • Working with honesty and probity; demonstrating openness and transparence at all times. 

  • Placing the interests of our students at the heart of all College activities.

Trust

  • Inspiring students to achieve success through quality learning and assessment.

  • Challenging and supporting staff so that they continue to be effective and successful.

Inclusivity

  • Promoting equality and diversity through inclusive practice.

Partnership

  • Engaging with Worcestershire’s communities to develop stronger partnerships with sustainable benefits.

  • Listening to our stakeholders in order to provide responsive and informed services.