Collyer’s is committed to promoting an inclusive culture that values every member of the College and prioritises their wellbeing.
Some of the ways we do this are:
Generous Pension Contributions
Approximately 25% per annum for support staff and 23% per annum for teaching staff from September 19 (currently 16.5%).
Enhanced Maternity and Sickness Pay Scheme
The College’s Conditions of Service outline enhanced maternity and sickness pay as well as provisions for paternity and adoption.
The College has a large car park for staff use.
Gym Membership Discounts
Up to 30% discount on membership at Pavilions and the Holbrook Club.
Concessionary Rates for Adult Education Evening Courses
Staff benefit from special rates for a range of interesting evening courses at the College.
Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
Interest free loans are available to help staff buy a season ticket for their journey to and from work.
Free Use of the College Sports Facilities
Staff have access the College’s Fitness Suite and the Multi Use Games Area
Free Eye Tests
The College will refund the cost of eye tests for staff who work on computers regularly.
Free Tea and Coffee
A free tea/coffee service is offered in the staff room at break time with complimentary tea/coffee available throughout the working day.
The College provides access to relaxation massages, counselling (subject to HR approval), free on site health checks, supports Walking for Health and makes time available for Staff wellbeing events throughout the year.
The College provides a supportive environment to promote and encourage staff with continuing professional development in skills and knowledge. We are a member of S7, a consortium of colleges committed to pursuing excellence through collaboration. As part of S7 we benefit from the wide range of development and training opportunities it offers
Amongst our goals, we aim to enhance good teaching and learning and assist with career progression.
We achieve this by offering:
A comprehensive induction plan
Whole college closure days for INSET activities
Training days identified by individual application
Development of team building activities