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Staff benefits

A job at City College Norwich, Easton College or Paston College comes with lots of added benefits in addition to the salary. 

Great Pension Schemes

Our staff are enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or the Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS). Support staff contribute between 5.5%-12.5% and academic staff 7.4%-11.7%.

Generous Annual Leave Allowance

Teaching staff 42 days, academic managers 37 days, administrative managers 35 days and support staff 26 days. All increasing annually to 31 days after 5 years service and 32 days after 10 years.

Flexible Working Roles

Some of our roles are term-time only, aligning with school holidays to allow for caring responsibilities.

CPD Opportunities

We're able to support staff to access qualifications such as Teaching and Assessing Awards that are fee waived.

Free Occupational Health Services

Staff have access to health services such as wellbeing training/information, confidential drop-in sessions, flu vaccinations and health screening.

Medical Cashback Plan

Staff can get cashback for healthcare costs such as dentistry and opticians (limit dependent on membership level). It also provides access to counselling services and 24-hour a day advice.

Corporate Discount Scheme

The College Rewards Scheme offers discounts and/or cashback for purchases from a wide selection of retailers including supermarkets and holiday providers.

Interest Free Travel Loans

The College can provide interest free travel loans to purchase bus, rail and park and ride season tickets.

On-site Nursery

Staff have access to our on-site nursery at City College Norwich.

Eye Care Vouchers

Staff who use computers are provided with Specsavers vouchers to cover the cost of an eye test. There are also discounts available on selected range of glasses.

Cycle to Work Schemes

Cycle Schemes allow staff to purchase bikes through salary sacrifice. The full cost of the bike is then split across 12/18 payments and deducted from the gross salary.

Vehicle Benefit Scheme

Staff can access discount breakdown cover with the RAC. This also includes electric vehicles.

Benenden Health

For a small monthly payment, staff and their families can access private consultations and treatment, as well as physiotherapy and other wellbeing advice to supplement NHS services.

Civil Service Sports & Social Club Membership

Staff can gain free entry to English Heritage sites and access a range of fitness and sporting activities for individuals and groups.

Nuffield Health Gyms

Access to free trials and discounts on membership costs for staff working in education.

Access to College Facilties

Staff have access to our on-site cafes, training restaurants and hair and beauty salons at a discounted rate.