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Overview

The new College was formed when City College Coventry and Henley College Coventry merged on Tuesday 1st August 2017. We have two campuses, the City Campus and the Henley Campus which are situated on the previous sites of the former colleges.   You can expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures. We are the largest Further Education college in the city and surrounding area. Our mission is to serve this area, improving skills, retaining excellence and enjoying this wonderful city.

 

Coventry College has opportunities for people with the ability and drive to help us in our continued achievement of excellence. In return we can offer you a rewarding career including a generous salary and benefits package as well as opportunities to develop professional and leadership career paths. We are committed to ensuring students have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience required for their future, whether that is to seek employment or continue their education at college or university.

 

Our portfolio of courses covers a wide range of qualifications, including full-time, part-time, professional, higher education and Apprenticeships. We work with local employers and businesses including Coventry Sports Foundation, Fujitsu, Co-Operative Group and National Express, to ensure students are equipped with the skills that contribute to the local, regional and national economies. They also provide valuable work experience/placement opportunities, all of which enhance students chances of securing their dream job. Coventry is a great place to live, work and grow, and we celebrate the achievements of our students.

 

Coventry College are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community. We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next opportunity why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great College and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and let us know what sort of role you're looking for. By joining our School Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs.  Join our School Talent Pool now! For more information about School Talent Pools visit www.eteach.com

Principal's Welcome

Peter Brammall, has been appointed as the new Principal and Chief Executive of Coventry College from August 1st. He was previously the Principal and Chief Executive at Guildford College until July 2017.

 

Peter has held a number of senior positions across the education and skills sector, which includes: the role of Assistant Director for Education and Skills within a large Local Authority, Chief Operating office of the largest Multi-Academy chain in England, running 76 cross-phase schools across England; the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), where he was responsible for operational delivery across the national £7BN post-16 learning and skills programmes, including FE and Work-based Learning, along with the launch and implementation of the National Apprenticeship Service across the West Midlands. Peter was also Executive Director for the LSC in Derbyshire, and Birmingham and Solihull, developing skills provision to meet employer/sector needs, including commissioning and performance managing FE colleges and training providers.

 

Peter says “This is an exciting new chapter for Further Education in Coventry as we create a larger and more resilient college.  I am looking forward to leading the new college and I will be working with our partners to develop a new exciting “Coventry curriculum” which will provide exceptional education, high quality skills and training for our learners and meet the needs of our growing economy in the West Midlands”.

 

I look forward to a stimulating and challenging discussion with partners to shape the skills landscape in Coventry and the wider region.  There is an opportunity for us to have real debate about what the post-16 sector needs to look like over the next 10 years to support the economic growth and employers as they navigate the post-Brexit world.

Facilities and Benefits

Our facilities are among the best in the Coventry and Warwickshire area. Here, we strive to provide the best possible facilities for our learners, so that everyone benefits from a modern learning environment and enjoys the student experience.

 

As a member of staff you will benefit from a generous holiday entitlement (30 days for business support posts plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part-time staff), 35 days for academic posts plus 8 bank holidays and 5 corporation days (pro-rata for part-time staff).  We have free on-site parking at our Henley Campus (there is a small charge for parking at our City Campus), our own on-site nursery at our Henley Campus (graded as outstanding at our last Ofsted inspection), as well as occupational pension schemes and regular health and well-being initiatives.

 

We have great value hair and beauty salons, onsite restaurants and bistro plus modern sports facilities.  To find out the opportunities we have at the moment, please explore our Jobs!

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