Benefits

The College

 

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Working within a FE/HE environment can be very rewarding – we are looking for talented individuals who can help us to achieve our mission, which is “To be an exceptional and responsive college providing life changing education, skills and experiences for individuals, businesses and communities". In addition to working in one of the largest Colleges in the country there are a whole host of benefits available to employees of Leeds City College:

  • Comprehensive Staff Development Opportunities – Full staff development days/ week, specialized development opportunities for teaching, support and management roles, access to a suite of internal and external resources, supportive continuous professional development culture as well as access to wellbeing activities.

  • Staff Extras – Access to an extensive range of discounts and offers at 1000s of outlets, including high-street shops, travel agencies and local businesses.

  • A Generous Holiday Allowance - Starting at 27 days which increases to 32 after 5 years of service. 37 days for academic and management roles (holiday entitlement is on a pro rata basis for reduced year or part time staff).

  • Family Friendly Policies - I.e. flexible working opportunities to support the diverse needs of our workforce.

  • MetroCards & Northern Rail - Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region.

  • Cycle Schemes - We currently have two bike to work plans, these include the opportunity to hire a bicycle at a reduced cost with the option to purchase the bicycle at a reduced cost at the end of your hire agreement (you can buy it at 5% of its original price!)

  • College Closure Days - On average, 3 days usually taken over Christmas and New Year

  • Discounted Gym Memberships - 20% off Bodyline Gyms with no joining fee and £5 off monthly fees at Village Gyms

  • Childcare Vouchers - These allow employees to buy vouchers for childcare through a salary sacrifice scheme.

  • Discounted Hair & Beauty Treatments - This gives employees the opportunity to access onsite treatments at an affordable price and provides students with clients, to help support their learning within a realistic salon environment. http://salon.printworksleeds.co.uk

  • Staff Interest Free Loan for Course Study –These loans can help support employees who are undertaking professional qualifications, relevant to their job roles.

  • Memberships - Working at the College will allow you to acquire various membership cards/schemes, such as Costco, Simply Health, and The Gourmet Society. These offer cost savings on a number of products or services.

  • IT Products - Access to acquire Microsoft products at heavily discounted rates and free antivirus, all available at the College’s E-shop

  • The Food Academy –Access to various offers at our fantastic onsite restaurant at our Printworks Campus. http://kitchen.printworksleeds.co.uk

  • Retail Outlets – Access to quality butchery and bakery produce at our onsite facilities at our Printworks Campus.

  • Counselling Service - offering confidential, face to face counselling to support employees within the College, as well as access to an external, confidential support line through DAS.