The vision for South Essex College of Further and Higher Education is an ambitious one. We aim to provide outstanding education and skills training – on all of our courses for all of our students – in order to better meet the learning and skills needs of local people, employers and communities.

The values that underpin our approach are Aspiration, Access and Achievement: Aspiration We are an extremely ambitious College with high standards and high expectations of our students and of ourselves as staff. We want all our students to pursue their dreams and goals with our help to ensure they reach their full potential.

We’re proud to be an inclusive College and we welcome students of all ages and backgrounds into a safe and supportive learning environment. Our enthusiastic and industry experienced staff and comprehensive learner support services are focused on providing an outstanding learner experience at the College. Our award winning Student Services team ensures our learners get the support they need to achieve success.

The College is innovative, creative, responsive, modern and well resourced and delivers excellent customer service. Achievement Our number one priority is our students’ achievement and learner success. We’re proud of our high pass rates and outstanding rates of progression to employment and higher education.

We aim to ensure all our students develop transferable skills that will benefit their next career move whether it’s university or employment.The College works in close partnership with schools, other colleges, training providers, universities, employers and all the key local agencies and organisations to ensure a more coherent and comprehensive offer is available to learners across South Essex, with clear access routes to further education and beyond to higher education and employment.  

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Help us become outstanding across the board A unique opportunity to join an ambitious, newly merged further and higher education college. Backed by an excellent leadership and management team, you'll benefit from a highly rewarding, supportive and creative environment and a wealth of professional development. Together, we will deliver an 'Outstanding' experience for each of our 20,000 learners, across three campuses.

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