Work for us

New College Swindon is a vibrant and dynamic college with a dedicated team of academic and support staff. Across all our campuses staff work collaboratively to support students of all ages from across Swindon and Wiltshire. 


As well as ongoing support, training and development opportunities there are a range of benefit for our staff including: 

  • Membership of the Teachers or Local Government Pension scheme (more details below) 
  • Generous holiday entitlement 
  • Portal offering shopping discounts, financial advice and life skills 
  • Discounted treatments at the College hair and beauty salons 
  • Subsidised gym membership at both campuses 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Optical Care Vouchers for eye tests 
  • Generous sick pay entitlement
  • Access to ‘Togertherall’ – a mental health support portal 

Pension Schemes

Members of teaching staff are eligible to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme to which the College contributes 23.68% of salary while all other staff can join the Local Government Pension Scheme to which the College contributes 21.7% of salary.

Holiday Entitlement

  • Teaching staff receive 11 weeks annual leave
  • Management have an annual leave entitlement of 35 days
  • Minimum of 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years for Business Support staff
  • Plus all recognised Public Holidays
  • Also an additional 5 College Efficiency days over the Christmas break without using your annual holiday entitlement. The actual days are identified annually in the College calendar.

Family Friendly and Wellbeing Support 

We offer a range of family friendly policies including:

  • Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Menopause policy
  • Access to confidential advice and support in a range of services through our Employee Assistance Programme

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 

We are committed to supporting the continuous professional development of all staff, and encourage personal and professional career growth. Following a series of mandatory training modules undertaken by all staff, there is a range of developmental opportunities including:

  • Individual continuous professional development – every member of staff is encouraged to identify personal development goals and our Training and Development funding can support a range of internal and external courses
  • Management and leadership development as appropriate
  • Opportunities to develop your career through agreed support
  • Potential to be involved in cross-college projects and initiatives
  • Wednesday morning sessions either in team/departmental groups or full cross-college activities
  • Each year there are four days set aside for staff development events 
  • For teaching staff there is a dedicated team of Teaching and Learning Coaches to support identified developmental needs

Disability Confident Status

As an inclusive employer awarded with Disability Confident Status, we are committed to being a welcoming employer for everyone.

Contact Us 

If you have any questions or would like to speak to the HR team, email

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New College Drive
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North Star Avenue
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27-35 Fleet Street
Swindon SN1 1RQ
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