Quick facts
  • What we do:
    An outstanding college built upon core values of excellence, enthusiasm and integrity. We have over 2000 full time students, serving the whole of the Fylde.
  • Year established:
    1988
  • Website:
    http://www.blackpoolsixth.ac.uk
  • UK locations:
    North West
  • Contact
    • Blackpool Sixth Form College, Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7LR

About Blackpool Sixth Form College


What is it like to work for Blackpool Sixth Form College

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
External courses are provided to employees. The organisation also offers internal staff development where staff can pick and mix their programme. Teaching staff are supported in completing a PGCE and given teaching sessions to allow them to complete this successfully. Other qualifications have been supported where staff have been given time off site to attend college or a training venue. The college will also pay a contribution to course fees.
My Team
My Team
The organisation hold a formal Christmas event for all staff to attend. They also have regular gatherings including visits to the races. They hold an annual awards event and nominations are made by staff, the winners are decided by a panel of judges. The staff social committee receive a budget of £2000 per year to organise events.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Thank you letters are sent to staff and in their staff weekly notices they say congratulations on a regular basis. Their annual staff awards allow them to celebrate the achievements of their colleagues and Prizes of £200 are given. They also celebrate long serving staff that have been with the organisation for more than 25 years.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

Company Statistics

  • Sites:

    1

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Staff:

    207

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    30.00

  • Average Age:

    38

  • Male : Female:

    39% / 61%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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