Work for us
We are one of Scotland’s most innovative Colleges delivering learning to the West Lothian area. The College delivers education and training with around 3,000 full time equivalent (FTE) places in a variety of subject areas.
Our vision is to deliver a highly skilled and enterprising workforce for the future through ‘Opening Doors’ for our learners to high quality learning & skills opportunities, workplace experiences, apprenticeships and supporting progression on to University.
Working at the College you will be contributing to our aim to secure positive and rewarding careers for our learners.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and a Living Wage Accredited Employer. We also hold ‘Investors in People’ status.
The College is one of the region’s largest employers with around 360 employees.
The College is centrally situated on a modern, single-site campus in Livingston with easy access from the surrounding area and from across the Central Belt of Scotland.
Working at the College
Our College values are:
· Welcoming to all
· Students at the heart of all we do
· Always striving for better
Joining the College you will be working with colleagues who are enthusiastic about their job and feel well supported by their managers and their team.
Standard working hours are 35 hours per week. Opportunities to work flexibly are also available.
You will be well rewarded with a competitive rate of pay and generous holiday entitlement. This is 62 days for Lecturing staff and 45 days for Support Staff.
Your professional skills and development will be supported through the College’s Personal Learning Plan approach to encourage you to further enhance your skills, including support available to fund and attend training.
You will benefit from a career-average revalued earnings pension scheme which includes life cover and pension for your close dependents and ill health cover. For Support Staff this is the Local Government Pension Scheme administered by the Lothian Pension Fund (LPF) and for Lecturers this is the Scottish Teachers’ Superannuation Scheme administered by Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA).The College currently contributes 17.2% of salary into the SPPA scheme and 18.8% of salary into the LPF scheme.
Your wellbeing will be promoted through options for discounted gym membership, wellbeing events, health cover plus access to a free employee assistance service and employee counselling service.
You can also take advantage of the College’s employee benefits scheme ‘Perkz’ which offers opportunities for valuable savings on a whole range of products and services.
A salary sacrifice arrangement is in place with our Cycle to Work scheme offering savings on a bike itself and cycling accessories. Because you don’t pay tax or National Insurance on the vouchers, you can save up to £320 per year.
If you would like to join the team here in ‘Opening Doors’ for our learners, enjoying rewarding work, competitive pay, generous leave and attractive employee benefits, please check our current vacancies.