One of the country’s leading land-based institutions, Bishop Burton College is set in stunning parkland just three miles west of the historic market town of Beverley. The main campus provides the ideal setting in which to work or relax. It is home to a commercial farm, equine unit and animal management facilities. Amenities include residential accommodation for around 300 students, catering establishments, bar, sports hall and gym. Sports teams include football, rugby, hockey, netball and clay pigeon shooting.
Bishop Burton College offers a range of Further and Higher Education courses from entry level to Honours Degrees and Master Degrees. Courses are offered in subjects as diverse as Agriculture; Animal Management; Art & Design; Business; Early Years; Construction; Environmental Conservation; Equine; Floristry; Fisheries; Culinary Arts; Game & Wildlife Management; Gardening & Professional Horticulture; Land-based Engineering; Heritage; Planning & Development; Public Services; Sport; Travel & Tourism and Teacher Training. The college provides an effective support network for all learners including welfare officers, sports development, careers service, chaplaincy and a warden service.
The College has invested £25 million in a campus redevelopment scheme. This includes a new Learning Resource Centre and library; suite of classrooms and workshops; Sports Hall and floodlit all weather pitches; student residential accommodation and catering facilities; equine arena and horse therapy rooms; animal management facilities including kennels and dog grooming; sheep, dairy and arable units.
The College has a commitment to lifelong learning and holds an Investors in People Award. We provide excellent development opportunities for all employees by actively encouraging and supporting them to obtain qualifications and by identifying job related training at annual staff appraisals. An extensive variety of in-house training courses are provided as well as financial support for out of hours learning. Bishop Burton College recognises the real educational and business benefits of having a diverse community of staff and learners who value one another. It also recognises the different contributions they can make to achieving the College’s mission to provide high quality learning and skills development, in a supportive and stimulating rural environment. The College is fully committed to providing equality of opportunity for all its staff and learners whether potential or actual. Bishop Burton College opposes all forms of discrimination on the grounds of Race, Nationality, Ethnic Origin, Gender, Disability, Marital Status, Pregnancy, Religion or Belief, Age (unless a statutory age requirement exists), Sexual Orientation, or Criminal Record (except where relevant to the post or covered by statute). The application form includes a workforce monitoring form, which will be separated from the rest of your application on arrival and not seen by the short listing panel. The Information on this form is used confidentially to monitor and develop the College’s employment policies and procedures, prepare statistical reports and respond to national performance indicators.
Bishop Burton College provides a range of benefits to motivate, reward and recognise employees, including the following: