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Overview

At Worcester Sixth Form College, we are specialists in the education of 16-19 year olds and our staff are experts in meeting the needs of this age group. Every year we admit 800 or so students from the whole county of Worcestershire and from surrounding areas. This enables us to offer an exceptionally wide range of courses and flexible programmes in which any course can be combined with virtually any other course. Our students are highly successful, not just academically, but in many other kinds of endeavour, including sports, performing arts, music, Duke of Edinburgh, charity fund raising and a wide variety of other extra-curricular areas. Over the last ten years Worcester Sixth Form College has won more national British Colleges Sport titles than any other college in the whole of the West Midlands Region. Our performing arts productions regularly receive praise in the local press and are frequently selected for County showcase events. The College Mission Worcester Sixth Form College is an open access college which will provide a wide range of high quality courses to support individual students in achieving their full potential in learning. In particular, the College will meet the needs of learners from Worcestershire and adjacent areas aged 16-19, 14-16 year olds in partnership with local schools, and adults returning to education Equality We are proud to be an inclusive organisation where individual differences are accepted and valued and where everyone is able to fulfil their potential in a welcoming, safe and non threatening environment. Worcester Sixth Form College is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for students, employers, community groups, staff, governors, members of the public and for others who come into contact with the College.

AboutUs

Welcome to the Worcester Sixth Form College website and thank you for your interest in our College We, as a College, are committed to providing the very best support to all of our students so that they can reach their full potential. Every student is in a tutor group supported by a specialist personal tutor. We also have huge expertise in providing careers and higher education guidance tailored to individuals’ needs. This means students’ progression after College is as smooth as possible. The percentage of our students applying to UCAS who are successful in obtaining university places is very significantly above the national average.  Our learning support provision has an excellent reputation as we are fully qualified to support students with a broad range of learning needs to ensure that they are successful. As a Sixth Form College, we offer a very special environment with the right balance of support and challenge to enable students to thrive and to prepare for their transition to life after College, whether that be employment or further study. Buildings and Facilities The College has an excellent site on the SE edge of the city bounded by ancient woodland, the County Hall water gardens and an 11-16 partner school. The building, originally designed for 1,000 girls in the old grammar school and opened in 1962, is of modern construction on four floors and has been adapted to provide access for students with physical disability. A number of building projects both major and minor have been completed since 1984 and high quality specialist facilities are now available to students and staff in all departments.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, 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 CollegeTalent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. By joining our College Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs.Join our CollegeTalent Pool now!For more information about College Talent Pools visit www.eteach.com

Staff Benefits

 

Employees of Worcester Sixth Form College are able to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Badminton, Pilates and Football sessions each week: All staff are welcome to take part in any of these activities (small charge for Pilates).
  • Childcare Voucher scheme through Computershare Voucher Services.
  • Cycle to Work with Cyclescheme: Save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP): A free and confidential information, support and counselling service for all staff.
  • Eye care vouchers: Reimbursement of eye care costs and contribution to corrective lenses available for DSE users.
  • Free parking on-site
  • Fruity Friday: Free piece of fresh fruit for all staff every Friday!
  • Learning Resources Centre: Staff have full use of the Learning Resources Centre and are able to borrow up to 12 resources (books, DVDs, audio CDs) at one time.
  • Staff development: Staff are encouraged to further their own development with fully or partially funded CPD.
  • Teachers’ Pension/Local Government Pension Schemes: With significant contributions from the College for all staff who are members.
  • Silver Membership to Malvern Theatre: Free theatre and cinema tickets, discounted tickets and priority booking available amongst other benefits. 
  • Thursday Morning Breakfast Club: Start your working day with a light breakfast (provided by College) and chat with colleagues.

 

 

 

Living in Worcester

Worcester is a beautiful Cathedral and University City with a fascinating history of industry, a wealth of interesting architecture, top class sports teams and venues and wide selection of high street names and independent shops.  It offers a range of historic buildings, lovely riverside parks and walks and the towns and villages of Worcestershire provide something for everyone from the charming village of Broadway to breath taking walks over the Malvern hills.  The major city of Birmingham with its vibrant, diverse culture is easily accessible by road and rail, as is Birmingham Airport.   

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