Quick facts
  • What we do:
    A specialist college supporting individuals and organisations working in modern land-based industries,conservatin and across the rural economy. Provision of education and training to learners from age 14.
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • UK locations:
    South West
  • Contact
    • Kingston Maurward College, Kingston Maurward, DORCHESTER, Dorset, DT2 8PY

About Kingston Maurward College, Dorset

What is it like to work for Kingston Maurward College, Dorset

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
On average employees receive twenty hours formal training per year including Teacher training, Assessor and Verifer Awards, First Aid at Work, Manual Handling, Health & Safety, a variety of IT training, Active Listening Skills, attendance at numerous internal and external conferences and seminars, Autism Awareness Sessions, Child Protection Training, Subject-specific update, legislative and professional courses ie British Canoe Union training, BSc in Information & Library Studies, Rabbit Welfare training.
My Team
My Team
The organisation has a budget specifically for fun and social events and have included the annual staff Christmas Party. The College provide wine and mince pies at the end of the Autumn Term to get employees in the Christmas spirit for the holidays. Employees have formal team building 3 – 5 times a year, 3 times per year for Academic staff as part of course reviews, less so for support staff. Management teams have 'away days' and teams undertake informal team-building activities.
My Company
My Company

Instant recognition is provided in the form of cards and personal notes from managers and senior managers. Internal communication is provided through 'Principal's Briefings' sent via e-mail to all staff. Full staff meetings, team meetings and briefings are also provided to communicate with staff. They also conduct other surveys including Investors in People, Customer Service Excellence (formerly Chartermark) and whilst these are not 'formally' Employee Engagement Surveys, they give the College a snapshot of staff views and give staff an opportunity to explain their feelings about the College.

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  • Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

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  • Staff Turnover:


  • Male : Female:

    37% / 63%

  • Average Age:


  • Staff:


  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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