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Working at Hugh Baird College

Thank you for expressing an interest in applying for a position with Hugh Baird College.

The College is a friendly, diverse and vibrant place to work. If you join our team you will be working with enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues who put students at the heart of everything they do. We expect all staff to aspire to be outstanding in everything they do showing creativity and innovation to support the continuous development of the College. In return, you will be encouraged and supported to achieve your full potential.

Please use the links below to find out more about the College and the opportunities we currently have available.

I hope you are inspired to develop your career at the College and wish you good luck with your application.

Rachael Hennigan,
Principal and Chief Executive

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About Hugh Baird College

The College has an annual turnover of over £20 million and our strong financial health has allowed us to continue to invest in the College’s estates and in the quality of our provision.

We deliver courses across an extensive range of provisions, from 14-16 year olds and apprenticeships, to A-levels, university levels courses and adult learning, with dedicated campuses and employment-focused results.

Our purpose-built, multi-million pound L20 building houses our University Centre, whilst South Sefton Campus is home to our dedicated Sixth Form Centre. We also have a specialist hotel school and flagship restaurant, industry-focused hubs, and a unique enterprise village with a salon, florist, café and gym. All of our exceptional facilities are enhanced with the incredible personal support we offer to every one of our students.

Positive about mental health

We are a Mindful Employer and we have signed the ‘Charter for Employers Positive about Mental Health’. We are committed to creating a supportive and open culture, where colleagues feel able to talk about mental health confidently.

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Ofsted 'Good' Rating

In 2018, we were inspected by Ofsted achieving a grading of “Good” placing us amongst the best College’s in the North West. The findings of the inspectors demonstrate the passion and commitment of staff within our college.

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Our Staff

We have over 570 staff working for the College which caters for more than 5,000 students studying on 300 courses from basic skills to full honours degrees.

Our staff join us from a variety of backgrounds into both teaching and support roles. We have a track record of providing outstanding development to support career progression into teaching and management and welcome applications from inspiring individuals with a passion for developing the next generation.

Working at Hugh Baird College provides many benefits including access to a Career Average Pension Scheme, up to 48 days holiday including bank holidays, subsidised on-site gym, including a range of exercise classes and a benefits platform offering a wide range of discounts in high street shops, discounted travel passes and salary sacrifice schemes.

Centres of Excellence

Our outstanding facilities and dedicated, state-of-the-art buildings are spread across several campuses, each with its own unique educational focus.

Located across two campuses; Balliol Road Campus and South Sefton Campus, our Further Educaiton provision provides a wide range of vocational subjects and A-levels.

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Helping students to embrace a different way of learning away from school, our 14-16 College gives students a head-start on their career.

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Our purpose built L20 Building is home to our University Centre, where students benefit from a unique environment to study for degree-level qualifications.

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Our Business Development team advise, coordinate and deliver apprenticeships, training and funding options to employers across the Liverpool City Region and beyond.

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Staff Benefits

The College has a range of benefits and facilities available for staff.
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Quality & Awards

TEF Gold
Mindful Employer

Latest Ofsted Report

Our latest Ofsted inspection report in March 2018 reflected all the hard work our leadership team, teaching staff, and support staff have put into Hugh Baird College, with ‘Good’ results for all our college-based courses. We’ve also been commended on the quality of our teaching, our personal development and support programmes, and the outcomes of our learners.