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Overview

Coventry College was formed in August 2017 as a result of the merger of Henley College Coventry and City College Coventry. Coventry College operates on two campuses, Henley campus located in Bell Green and City campus located near the city centre.  Both have state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified teaching teams who are dedicated to putting students on the road to success.   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. Safeguarding Statement 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.

AboutUs

WHAT WE DO Whether you need to improve your basic skills or study for a higher education degree, we can provide the highest quality technical and professional education to ensure your success. Our courses cover hundreds of potential pathways, which are designed to improve your career prospects and help you progress to university and beyond. Our strength comes from our close ties with industry and local employers who contribute to the design of our courses to ensure they stay current and relevant for their needs.  They also provide valuable work experience opportunities, expert mentoring and guest speakers, all of which will enhance your chances of securing your dream job. We work with you to make sure you get access to all the help and support you need, whether that’s personal, educational or financial. We believe that Coventry is a great place to live, work and grow and we celebrate the achievements of our students.

Working for Us

City College Coventry is a vibrant, exciting College based in the heart of the City.Our students continually tell us that one of the best things about City College is our 'friendly and supportive staff'. Add to this excellent personal support, a very wide curriculum offer and state-of-the-art facilities and you have a College to make Coventry proud. If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school 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 say 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.

Our Working Community

City College Coventry has a long and proud history of working with employers. Every year we engage with hundreds of businesses from across Coventry and Warwickshire, the West Midlands region and through wider national contacts. From owner managers, Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to national and international businesses City College Coventry has built mutually beneficial relationships irrespective of size or sector.

We work with employers in many different ways depending on the needs of their businesses. The training we offer improves the skills of young people who will eventually move onto University or become the skilled workers of the future.

The College is a national centre for Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) Engineering, boasting clients such as Arriva, First Group, National Express and Go-Ahead Travel. It is also a regional centre for engineering and construction. Its engineering client base includes four major international car companies, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover and Cummins. It has a strong local reputation for professional and other vocational training in many other commercial areas.

Principal 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, 35 days for academic posts plus 8 bank holidays (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 the 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 restaurant and bistro plus modern sports facilities.  To find out the opportunities we have at the moment, please explore our Jobs!

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