Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant
Bolton College is committed to supporting the Armed Forces community and recognises the value serving personnel, Reservists, Veterans and military families bring to our organisation. We strive to support the values of the Armed Forces Covenant in many ways, including:
•We will always consider offering an interview to spouses/partners if they meet the selection criteria laid out in a job advert.
•We encourage staff to apply for other suitable positions within the College or wider Group.
•We will support spouses and partners to work from home where appropriate and look at flexible working opportunities.
•We will support training and development which helps staff not only in their College role, but will also be of benefit their career development.
•We will look sympathetically on requests for leave before, during or after a partner’s deployment according to Bolton College policy.
•We will grant special paid leave for employees who are bereaved or whose loved ones are injured.
Bolton College is a further education college based in the north west. We provide high quality vocational education and training to school leavers, adults who wish to obtain qualifications or retrain, we also welcome people to the College who may not have been in education for some time. We are an inclusive College, proud to serve our local community and have over 800 courses for you to consider. We are part of the wider University of Bolton Group which means that our students have the opportunity to further their education after College and can access higher education courses at the University. We employ 550 staff who are highly trained and dedicated to supporting our students to achieve.