Working for Us

Ranked amongst the highest achieving sixth form colleges in the country and rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, we offer a generous benefits package which, combined with a community of high calibre staff and students, makes the College an incredible place to work.

Career Development

As an education establishment we value career and professional development. We are committed to ensuring that colleagues benefit from engaging professional development that includes:

  • A structured induction programme for new starters to help them settle into their new role.
  • An annual performance and development review.
  • Support to develop in their chosen field and reach their full potential.
  • A new teacher professional development programme led by our Deputy Principal.
  • Tailored NQT and RQT development and support opportunities.
  • Opportunities across the Sir John Brunner Foundation, the Multi-Academy Trust the College is proud to be part of.
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Culture and Ethos

We pride ourselves on being an extraordinary community where teachers and support professionals hold a shared ethos and mission of excellence, integrity and passion:

  • Highly motivated and ambitious students, as evidenced in our track record of outstanding results.
  • Professional and supportive colleagues.
  • A progress mentor team to support children throughout their two years at College.


Employee Wellbeing

The College is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of colleagues by offering a variety of initiatives:

  • Free entrance to the Sir John Deane’s Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool.
  • Occupational health and counselling service that offers support through times of difficulty.
  • Access to an employee health plan.
  • Family friendly policies to support work-life balance.



A purpose built, architecturally designed campus sets the scene for a culture and ethos that puts the learning and success of students at the heart of everything we do. The College offers:

  • A favourable teaching timetable.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • College wide social events that bring colleagues together across the year.
  • Onsite canteen facilities including two Starbucks Cafes.
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General benefits

  • Staff discounts on a number of services.
  • Generous holiday entitlement including Christmas/New Year closure.
  • Pension scheme membership.

Amy Scott, Progress Mentor Manager
Amy Scott, Progress Mentor Manager
Laurence Potts, Head of Chemistry
Laurence Potts, Head of Chemistry
Sian Ayree, Teacher of Sociology
Sian Ayree, Teacher of Sociology

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