Why Join Macclesfield College?

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Macclesfield College of Further and Higher Education is part of a modern, inspiring campus providing education to learners of all ages and abilities. To maintain and further our educational excellence we work hard to recruit the best staff. Macclesfield College won a Silver Award in the 'Best Company to Work For' category of the North East Cheshire Business Awards 2015 organised by the Macclesfield Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise.

If you are ambitious and motivated Macclesfield College is a friendly place to work where you can develop your career and enjoy benefits such as:

Annual leave

Academic staff are entitled to 40 days per annum (pro rata for part time staff) for the academic year 01 September to 31 August and this is in addition to the Bank and Public Holidays normally observed in England and Wales.
Business Support staff are entitled to 30 days per annum (pro rata for part time staff) for the academic year 01 September to 31 August and this is in addition to the Bank and Public Holidays normally observed in England and Wales.
College Management Team are entitled to 35 days per annum (pro rata for part time staff) for the academic year 01 September to 31 August and this is in addition to the Bank and Public Holidays normally observed in England and Wales.

The College is closed for 2 weeks during the student Christmas break during which time all staff are granted additional leave to be taken at this time.

Pension Schemes

The College offers membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or the Local Government Pension Scheme depending upon your role. 

Continuing Professional Development

All new staff are provided with a full Induction programme plus an HR buddy and Induction Champions to support new staff in their probationary period. There are also opportunities for internal training opportunities throughout the academic year and to join the Aspiring Leaders programme.

Lifestyle

The College has a Costa Coffee shop selling hot and cold drinks, snacks and sandwiches. In addition the College’s sophisticated Silk Room Restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy lunch or dinner. The facility offers competitively priced food with a high quality of service from our catering and hospitality students. Signature meal evenings held throughout the year give everyone the opportunity to sample speciality gourmet dinners designed by professional local chefs and prepared by students in our state-of-the-art kitchens.

The Lifestyle Fitness Gym, situated in our modern sports facility, offers affordable gym membership (normally £19 per month) and fitness classes for students, staff and members of the public that include yoga and Pilates.

The College’s Pure Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies Salon provides a wide treatments at competitive prices.

A salary sacrifice child care voucher scheme is offered to all staff. There is also a nursery, run independently of the College, situated on the College’s campus.

In addition, the College has a cash machine that offers free withdrawals.

Transport Links

The College provides on its campus free secure parking to our staff and bike racks. We are located on local bus routes and are conveniently 20 minutes’ walk from Macclesfield train station.