Located in an outstanding new campus in Redhill, Surrey - East Surrey College is a medium-sized, General Further and Higher Education College, providing inspirational high quality education and training to its local and wider communities.
Judged ‘Good with a series of Outstanding areas’ by Ofsted in its report in January 2015, East Surrey College’s excellent results, first-class teaching and innovative versatile facilities have resulted in its continuous growth and success.
The College offers vocational courses with progression routes in 13 Sector Skills Areas from Entry/Level 1 to Level 4/5; and continues to expand its Higher Education offer with university level courses validated by the University of Brighton. Apprenticeships are expanding rapidly and as a high quality provider, the College is able to offer and deliver Traineeships. There are also an expanding range of professional qualifications available to the local community.
The College is also the largest provider in Surrey of vocational learning for 14-16 year olds, and there is substantial provision for students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities. The College has a range of successful programmes developed specifically to reduce the number of NEETs (those not in education, employment or training) in the area.
Their students succeed and achieve top grades and national competition success in increasingly high numbers with recent data placing their success rates for young people well within the top 10% of Further Education Colleges nationally. Most students progress directly into work or higher education once they complete with the College. Many local employers work closely with them for their staff and apprenticeship recruitment and value the standards of work readiness their students demonstrate.
From the moment you walk in to the College’s spectacular building you can see that this is a College built for success, with first class facilities and first class employees all keen to ensure student success. East Surrey College pride themselves on their dynamic, highly motivated, skilled and passionate staff and would love for any likeminded individuals to join their team.
East Surrey College vision is:
To be an outstanding provider of further and higher education and training.
East Surrey College mission is:
To provide inspirational, high quality education and training that meets the needs of individuals, employers and their local and wider communities.
East Surrey College Public Value Statement:
East Surrey College seeks to add value to the social, economic and physical well-being of community it services. It does this through a defined educational character, vision and mission which inform the strategic aims which are reviewed annually and through its overarching values. The wider community is defined as all partners who have an interest in promoting educational advancement of individuals to benefit local business and the community as a whole.
East Surrey College employs approximately 530 curriculum staff and around 90 support staff, on a variety of Employment Contracts and in a range of roles and contracts, including: full-time, fractional, fixed term, term time only, hourly paid (sessional), and permanent.
All staff benefit from attractive reward packages, which include:-
• Competitive benchmarked salaries
• Generous pension schemes with associated life assurance benefits
• Enhanced annual leave, along with up to 7 closure days and bank holidays
• Childcare vouchers are offered to parents, via a salary sacrifice scheme.
• Comprehensive training relevant to roles is offered.
• On-site catering facilities: Café (serving Costa Coffee) and a shop, offering a range of hot and cold food.
• Ample staff car parking along with access to the College minibus which, during term time, offers free transport from Redhill station to the College campus during peak times.
• Escape Beauty Salon: The College’s on-site training salon has a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere and is available to staff, students and the public. Staff are offered up to 50% off a wide-range of discounted hair and beauty treatments.
East Surrey College
Telephone: 01737-772611 (Option 3 or Extn. 5042)
The College is located in Redhill, Surrey, which hosts a wide selection of shops and restaurants, as well as a leisure centre, and there are also acres of countryside on the doorstep.
Transport links are good with: Gatwick & Croydon approx. 30 minutes by car; Redhill station within walking distance; a free minibus service at certain times of the day from the station to the College; a bus stop directly outside the front entrance; ample on site staff parking.