New College, Swindon

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THERE ARE NO limits to learning at New College Swindon (a 59% positive score). Courses for the 384 staff range from safeguarding children to training in pastoral tutoring, and they help provide further education for more than 3,000 young adults from 16-19 and 10,000 adults. Employees go out of the way to help each other (80%, a top five score among mid-sized bodies listed). newcollege.ac.uk

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My Team

87% of staff agreed

People in my team go out of their way to help me

There is pay/support for external management qualifications via application for further studies, Annual performance review, with development targets and resources aligned to outcome is in place. There is internal coaching/mentoring for all new starters,Teachers within ITT programme and newly qualified teachers are supported by specialist mentors. Capability and performance indicators are assigned for specialist mentoring/coaching support, dependent upon topic. Specialist network memberships are available e.g. teacher educator forums, strategic local partnerships to encourage engagement with the local community.

Personal Growth

86% of staff agreed

My work is stimulating

On average employees receive fifteen hours formal training each year, with an average spend of £250.75 per year per employee. examples of the sorts of training activities available are as follows: Safeguarding Children Training (Foundation, Level 1 and level 2) Equality & Diversity (Training and Qualifications) Awareness of special learning and other needs of students – e.g. autistic spectrum awareness, dyslexia awareness, visual impairment awareness, mental health awareness training E-Learning – innovative use of modern technologies to encourage personalised learning – e.g. podcasting on mobile phones, on-line teaching and learning, how to use blogs Management Techniques – e.g. performance review training, grievance & discipline training ICT – e.g. MS Office, in-house data management systems Finance and budgetary control Risk assessments Pastoral Tutoring training Setting SMART Targets.

My Company

86% of staff agreed

My work is an important part of my life

There is pay/support for external management qualifications via application for further studies, Annual performance review, with development targets and resources aligned to outcome is in place. There is internal coaching/mentoring for all new starters,Teachers within ITT programme and newly qualified teachers are supported by specialist mentors. Capability and performance indicators are assigned for specialist mentoring/coaching support, dependent upon topic. Specialist network memberships are available e.g. teacher educator forums, strategic local partnerships to encourage engagement with the local community.

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