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Working at Blackpool and The Fylde College

What we do

Graded as an Outstanding College by OFSTED, come to work at B&FC and you will be working in England’s highest performing large general further education college for the second year running³. Our Higher Education provision received two commendations from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and we are just one of just six general further education colleges to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers. We have also received the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize Award for Higher and Further Education Excellence regarding our partnership work with employers.

There are many reasons why you should consider a career at B&FC, here’s just a few:

  • Degrees awarded by Lancaster University – ranked in the UK’s top ten institutions¹ and among the top 1% of universities worldwide²
  • The third largest college provider of higher education
  • A founding member of the Chartered Institute for Further Education (CIFE)
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Assured Status in recognition of our industry-led skills training
  • Platinum Status awarded by the RAF for engagement and recruitment
  • The UK hub for the National College for Onshore Oil and Gas
  • Driving up education standards through membership of the 157 Group
  • Four main campuses, all with cutting edge teaching and learning resources
  • A wealth of cultural, sporting and recreational facilities
  • A richly diverse student body
  • Highly qualified tutors with lots of industry experience
  • Making better use of our resources through the 'Green Colleges Declaration'

1 Source: The Complete University Guide’s 2017 university league table
2 Source: The Times Higher Education international table
3 Source: The Skills Funding Agency national success rate tables (April 2015 and May 2016)

Come and make a difference at B&FC

What you'll get

  • Learning & developmentContinuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • Career progressionFree courses*
  • FinancialCompetitive pension scheme
  • Health & well-beingSports facilities, including a fully-equipped Gym (Bispham Campus)
  • Flexible workingFlexible working hours
  • Food & drinkFree 'healthy' breakfast - Starbucks (dependant on campus)
  • Food & drinkFood outlets catering for a variety of choices
  • Deals & discountsHair and beauty treatments, Bakery, Office and printing services.

Who you'll work with

Advance your career with England’s most successful large college. At B&FC, you will be part of a talented, successful and dynamic team, responsible for shaping futures by supporting individuals into rewarding and sustainable employment. Our workforce is central to our success and we will reward your passion and expertise with a generous package of employee benefits.

When you join B&FC in addition to a competitive salary and package of attractive terms and conditions of service, we offer you many more benefits to enjoy, such as career development tailored to your ambitions, an attractive pensions scheme and generous annual leave entitlement. You will also experience a flexible, supportive work environment with encouragement to achieve and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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