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’.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inspiring students to achieve success through quality learning and assessment.
Challenging and supporting staff so that they continue to be effective and successful.
Promoting equality and diversity through inclusive practice.
Engaging with Worcestershire’s communities to develop stronger partnerships with sustainable benefits.
Listening to our stakeholders in order to provide responsive and informed services.