Important Information


Main Reception will close from 12:45 on Thursday 11 July. Main Reception will be open from 9am to 3pm only from Monday 12 August until Wednesday 28 August. Normal college Reception opening hours will commence at 8am on Thursday 29 August. The college site will be open, except on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, however, most staff will be unavailable. If you need to contact a Department by email, please take a look at our Contact Us page.

Employee benefits:

  • A family friendly approach, to help you achieve a healthy work/life balance
  • Membership of the Teachers' Pension Scheme for all teaching staff
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme for all support staff
  • 24 days annual leave entitlement for support staff, which increases to 29 days after 5 years' service (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Opportunities for training and professional development (see below)
  • We support the principles of the Living Wage
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Canteen and Café on site for both staff and students
  • Free tea, coffee and newspapers provided in the staff room

Staff Well-Being

  • Free counseling and occupational health service, including free wellness screenings
  • Discounts at local shops and businesses, including gym membership
  • Opportunity to apply for a year out after a qualifying period
  • Family friendly policies
  • Regular social events and free after work activities


Staff Development Opportunities

  • Induction programme for all new staff
  • Specific induction programme for new managers
  • Management development programme available through S7 (collaborative partnership between Colleges in the South East)
  • Financial support for staff wishing to apply for additional qualifications
  • Comprehensive staff development programme for all staff
  • Opportunity to discuss your development needs with your line manager at least twice per year