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Your Career at BCA

About BCA

Whether you are looking to start or progress your career in Further Education or Higher Education, we can provide you with a vibrant and supportive environment in which to achieve your career goals.

BCA is the pre-eminent provider of further education and professional training in Maidenhead and the surrounding area. We provide a wide range of vocational further education courses as well as higher education courses.

Set in 400-acres of stunning registered parkland, BCA is an inclusive and successful College where students develop excellent practical and employment skills. We have a strong culture of continuous improvement; this is evident across the College, where students thrive and are challenged to achieve their full potential. At BCA, students can expect an outstanding level of commitment and support from tutors and staff.

BCA employs approximately 380 staff in teaching and learning, student support and business support roles, all of whom are based on-site at our stunning leafy campus in Burchetts Green, near Maidenhead.

Your development

At BCA we are committed to help our colleagues develop new skills and achieve their career goals. We are extremely proud to sit within the upper quartile of Association of Colleges (AoC) in terms of spend on workforce development.

As a College, we are passionate about our people and are continually looking for ways to improve the working lives of our staff to make BCA an exceptional place to be for both staff and students. We have regular career chats with our colleagues to discuss development opportunities and are keen to help you develop your skills, knowledge and expand your future opportunities.

BCA is an exciting and vibrant college, which is committed to your learning, training and development. We have high expectations of our students; and provide our colleagues with excellent support to enable them to achieve their career goals. If you decide to join us, we will help you grow and develop your skills to be the best you can be.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. Therefore, all posts are subject to the following pre-employment checks:

  • Receipt of two satisfactory references
  • Pre-employment medical check
  • Proof of your right to work in the UK check (in line with Home Office guidelines)
  • Completion of BCA’s Criminal Conviction & Safeguarding declaration form
  • Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (including a List 99 check)
  • Proof of relevant qualifications
  • Successful completion of the College’s induction programme

All offers of employment are conditional upon the above checks being satisfactorily completed.

We have recently been awarded the ‘Leaders in Safeguarding’ accreditation as part of our continued commitment to safeguarding.

Guidelines on the Secure Handling and Storage of Disclosures (DBS)

Guidelines on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders