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Mission, Vision and Strategy

Vision – where we want to be

Our vision is to play a leading role in transforming the lives of local people, our communities and our shared economic prosperity. We’ll do this by working in partnership with employers to meet the needs of our community through innovation, outreach and technology.

Integral to our plans is our mission and shared values. 

Mission – how we’re going to get there

In our increasingly complex world, West Herts College will do the ordinary things extraordinarily well – inspiring success through learning that stimulates a competitive edge in our students and a sense of fulfilment across our communities.

Shared Values – How we’ll behave

Student success: We are dedicated to success and achievement – striving to meet the needs of our students, communities and local employers.

Accountability: We ensure our decisions are data-informed, provide value for money, and are grounded in the best interests of our students, communities and economy.

Integrity: We value civic responsibility, high standards, ethical practices and the courage to act.

Lifelong Learning: We believe education is a lifelong opportunity and commitment – and we will demonstrate this belief by involving people of all generations.

Respect: We value difference and treat others with consideration – encouraging open and honest communication.

Responsiveness: We recognise and act on opportunities to be innovative and flexible – always adapting to the needs of our students, communities and economy.

Enterprise and Innovation: At the heart of innovation is an enterprising spirit seeking fresh ideas and opportunities.

Our Achievements

Here at West Herts College student success is our greatest achievement and listening to our students keeps us moving forward and focused on what matters most. 

Our students tell us:

  • 94% said their lessons were well taught
  • 91% were happy with the support they receive
  • 93% of parents would recommend the College to a friend
  • 90% of students would recommend the College to a friend
  • 81% of employers rate the College’s training as up to speed with the latest industry practices
  • 85% of our Higher Education students were happy with their experience

Our success rates:

  • 88% of all full-time students taking long qualifications succeeded (national average 81%)
  • 96% of all students on short qualifications succeeded (National average 88%)
  • 93% of students taking degree studies achieved their qualification

Contact West Herts College directly

Are you interested in joining our dynamic and professional team of staff, or have any questions regarding your application?

You can view all our current vacancies on our website site. https://www.westherts.ac.uk/vacancies/

If you wish to apply for a vacancy, please view the job advert and follow the apply here link to complete our online application form.

For more information about jobs or about working at the College, you can contact the HR team on 01923 812333 or email us at jobs@westherts.ac.uk.

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