Why Work for Us?
The Working Environment - the countryside is your classroom
Easton and Otley College have outstanding campuses located in Norfolk and Suffolk. The rural settings which include farms and sporting facilities provide a very pleasant, safe, friendly and supportive working environment on beautiful campuses.
Career Average Pension Scheme
Support Staff are eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). Curriculum Staff are eligible to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. Staff will be auto-enrolled into these schemes if they meet the given criteria.
The College offers competitive annual leave to all staff. (All leave is pro-rata for part time posts.)
The annual leave entitlement is 33 days inclusive of all bank holidays and the College pre-determined days (which are generally planned in across the winter closure). This rises to 38 days after five full years of continuous service.
Curriculum staff - Instructor Assessor Coaches
Instructor Assessor Coaches are entitled to 38 working days inclusive of all bank holidays and the College pre-determined days (which are generally planned in across the winter closure).
Curriculum staff - Lecturers and Programme Area Leaders
Lecturers / Programme Area Leaders are entitled to 50 working days inclusive of all bank holidays and the College pre-determined days (which are generally planned in across the winter closure).
Staff Development and Support
The College is fully committed to supporting and developing all staff from induction through to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CPD is a key feature of the appraisal process. In addition the College offers staff a discount of 25% on all College courses.
The College has a number of outlets on site offering a range of hot and cold meals at very competitive prices. All staff are entitled to free tea and coffee.
The College offers staff free use of gym facilities on both campuses. The Easton campus also offers staff access to tennis courts. An enrichment programme for staff runs throughout the year and includes options such as Tai Chi and Yoga.
Learning Resources Centre
The learning resources centres are available to use by all members of staff and have extensive stocks of specialist books as well as a section of reference books.
Free parking spaces are provided around the College Campuses.
Other Benefits Include
- Salary Sacrifice Child Care Vouchers
- Occupational Health support
- Eye care - free annual eye test
- Winter (Christmas) close down (some staff are required to work over bank holidays)
- Staff Consultation Group
- End of year celebrations
- Key focus on Equality and Diversity - prayer room / focus groups and committee
- Key focus on Safeguarding / Prevent agenda and Health & Safety – Focus groups & committees
- Branded PPE and College clothing