Vacancies

For young people across South and East Suffolk and North Essex, ONE Sixth Form College is the first choice destination for Post-16 education. With a fresh approach to learning, we integrate a contemporary, inspirational working environment with first-class teaching, resources and student support. We place positive student experience, excellent staff development and wellbeing for all at the heart of everything we do, and we are continually looking for new talent to join our dynamic team. We are recruiting to the following exciting opportunities:

If you are interested in the above opportunities, please complete the ‘Apply for a Position’ form below to download and complete our application form and return this by email to hr@suffolkone.ac.uk 

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Vacancies

Quality Administrator

  • Commencing as soon as possible
  • Full Time (37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year)
  • Grade 3 - £17,610 - £18,322 gross per annum
  • Permanent

We are seeking a Quality Administrator to provide high-quality and pro-active administrative service for Quality across the group.

The successful candidate will provide a professional, supportive and customer-oriented service to support the Senior Executive Team. 

In this role you will provide an efficient, high quality and pro-active administration service to quality assurance and improvement across the group and be the first point of contact to all staff and external trainers for Education and Professional Learning, referring to the Group Education and Professional Learning and Quality Managers as appropriate.

Although the role will be based at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds, you will have the opportunity to work across the Group and may be required to travel to One Sixth Form in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds.

If you are highly motivated, possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and administration skills, we would encourage you to apply. 

The Suffolk Academies Trust aims to prepare young people for today’s modern and ever-changing world. It provides the very best education, enrichment and connections with business to develop its students into confident and successful individuals with unlimited aspirations.  Suffolk Academies Trust is currently comprised of One Sixth Form College in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds.  Together with West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, we have formed the Eastern Colleges Group which is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please download and complete the application documentation from this webpage. Alternatively, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@wsc.ac.uk for an application pack.

Closing date for applications received via email is 8.00am on Tuesday 13th September 2022.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

ECG is committed to Safeguarding. We aim to create the safest environment within which every student has the opportunity to achieve and progress .

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Inclusive Learning Assistants

  • Commencing 30.08.2022
  • Full/Part Time – Up to 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year*
  • Grade 3, Point 4 (£15,468 gross per annum based upon 35 hours per week)
  • Fixed Term Contract until 31.08.2023

We are seeking Inclusive Learning Assistants to provide high quality additional learning support for students with barriers to learning, including learning difficulties and disabilities.

In this role, you will provide a welcoming and supportive environment for our students, assisting them both in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities, ensuring that every young person has equal opportunity to learn, develop and progress towards their individual next steps.

Previous experience of working with young people and/or adults with a range of additional needs, social emotional difficulties or physical care needs would be advantageous for this role.

* We are happy to consider applications from candidates wishing to work part time. Please clearly state your preferred hours of work on your application.

If you wish to apply, please complete our application form, and return this to hr@suffolkone.ac.uk

Closing date for applications for this role is 9am on Tuesday 20th September 2022. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

SAT is committed to Safeguarding. We aim to create the safest environment within which every student has the opportunity to achieve and progress.

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Web and Digital Coordinator

  • Commencing as soon as possible
  • Full Time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)
  • Permanent Contract
  • Scale 5 - £26,445 - £30,094 gross per annum

We are looking for a competent Web and Digital Coordinator to support and optimize our group’s digital marketing presence and program. Duties for this role will include tracking campaigns progress, developing various digital marketing materials, sourcing images and artwork, collating content, updating online assets, and streamlining digital marketing production, and handling general digital marketing activities.

Creative thinking skills and strategies will be an essential part in driving our digital narrative, enhancing our image and encouraging student growth through effective campaigns.

Suffolk Academies Trust is currently comprised of One Sixth Form College in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds.  Together with West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, we have formed the Eastern Colleges Group, which is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.

This role will predominantly be based at Abbeygate Sixth Form Centre, with the need to travel to our college in Ipswich (One Sixth Form Centre).

If you are interested in this opportunity, please download and complete the application documentation from this webpage. Alternatively, please contact Recruitment Team at hr@suffolkone.ac.uk for an application pack.

Closing date for applications is 8am on Friday 30th September 2022. Please note, we reserve the right to close this role before this date, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

SAT and WSC are committed to Safeguarding. We aim to create the safest environment within which every student has the opportunity to achieve and progress.

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Group Transactional HR Co-ordinator

  • West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds / Hybrid role
  • 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Permanent
  • Salary:£24,636 - £26,310 gross per annum

The Eastern Colleges Group prides itself on sourcing and employing the best talent to deliver a great student experience. We are seeking to appoint a proactive and customer focussed Transactional HR Co-ordinator to work closely with the Group Recruitment Manager.

A key element of this role is to oversee the pre-employment check process for new starters across the Group, co-ordinating the work of the HR Administrators to ensure that checks (e.g. DBS checks, references) are processed efficiently and that an excellent level of customer service is provided to new starters.

You will support our HR Administrators and ensure that all HR transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner, working closely with our Payroll Teams; this includes the setting up of new starters, processing of variations to contracts, leavers and reviewing expiring fixed term contracts.

You will also work with the Group Recruitment Manager to support the implementation of our new HR system – iTrent – and work collaboratively to develop and improve our processes.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in HR Administration, with a sound understanding of the employee lifecycle. Experience of HR Administration within an educational environment would be advantageous, as would experience of our HR system – iTrent, but training will be given if you are unfamiliar with this system. You will have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build good working relationships with staff at all levels across the business.

This is a hybrid role, with a blend of home working and on-site working as business needs dictate.    

This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

Suffolk Academies Trust is currently comprised of One Sixth Form College in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds.  Together with West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, we have formed the Eastern Colleges Group, which is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: recruitment@wsc.ac.uk

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@wsc.ac.uk – if you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th September 2022

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Science Teachers

  • Eastern Colleges Group, Bury St Edmunds or Ipswich 
  • Full-Time (Part-Time hours also considered)
  • MPR/UPR

We are currently looking to build a talent pool of experienced science teachers to join the Eastern Colleges Group including West Suffolk College, Suffolk One and Abbeygate Sixth Form College. The Eastern Colleges Group is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.