Thank you for your interest in Bedford College. As one of the best general further education colleges in the country – with over 3,000 full-time students and 12,000 part-time students – we have a strong reputation to uphold. Our vision is to deliver world-class skills and vocational education to the communities we serve.
In November 2008, Ofsted, the governing body responsible for monitoring the standard of education provided by schools and colleges, conducted an inspection of Bedford College. We were graded outstanding in four out of five key areas, and awarded the second highest rating, good, in the fifth category. Our success isn’t just academic – we are also a major local employer, and take pride in an 87% staff satisfaction rate, which is significantly higher than the national average. To be successful, we believe everyone here has a part to play – and we value each and every member of staff.
I am pleased that you are considering the College as a potential employer. As we grow, we need people that can really make a difference and who can work together to encourage continued success in our students, our staff and in each other. Our focus is on excellence as standard – and we welcome likeminded people who are ready to play their part in taking the College forward.
Bedford College is recognised as one of the best colleges in the country – both in its educational excellence and as an employer. We believe we have a lot to be proud of and hope you will take the time to find out a little more about our working environment by reading about our College aims and values, our latest awards, our staffing structure and our staffing policy.