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West Suffolk College is a further education college with its main campus located in Bury St Edmunds, a lively and historic town in the middle of Suffolk, England, just half an hour from Cambridge and an hour from London.

The College is made up of exceptionally creative, enthusiastic, passionate and energetic people who know their subjects and specialisms well. We recruit the best talent to deliver our programmes and support services and we know that our staff are key to our success so if you want to work in an inspiring, creative environment, we would love to hear from you.    

We teach students from 16 years of age upwards and work with 1,600 businesses. We pride ourselves as being one of the driving forces behind the success of our county. 

Working in education is rewarding in itself but as part of the package, we also provide a competitive salary, contributory pension and a variety of other benefits as listed below. 

  Generous holiday - 52 for lecturers, 35 for academic managers, 30 for other managers and 24 for all other staff. And that’s not including bank holidays!  
  Amazing pension – seriously, your friends and family will be jealous! Find out more: Teachers’ Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme 
  Childcare vouchers - save up to £933 a year with childcare vouchers from Busy Bees Benefits
  Free courses - sign up for a free Leisure Learning course of your choice every year!
  Hair and beauty treatments - 20 per cent off at our on-site salon. Enjoy!
  Free car parking
  Free confidential counselling service
  Staff Association - Christmas and Summer parties and monthly cash prize draws
  Cycle to work scheme
  Company sick pay - after 1 year of service
  Occupational Maternity Pay - for mums to be after 1 year of service
  Discounted Gym membership with Abbeycroft Leisure
  Discounts at restaurants, shops and businesses around town!

If you’ve got what it takes to work in an inspiring, creative environment then perhaps one of our jobs has your name on it. Get in touch to show us your talent. 

How to apply for one of our listed jobs:

1. Browse our current vacancies
2. Complete the application form
3. Complete the equal opportunities form
4. Send it with your cover letter to

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