Our People (2016-17 Year-End)
The staff headcount has increased by 41 full-time equivalent posts to 779, this is largely due to the recruitment of staff for Advance, Advance II and Additional Learner Support.
The college's staff turnover reduced by 0.5% to 12%. This is well below the AoC average staff turnover figure of 18.2%.
Staff Sickness Absence
The staff sickness absence level decreased from 6.5 days to 5.9 days due to a reduction in short term absence.
The staff ethnicity is more balanced than the previous four years.
Staff gender remained consistent with the previous year.
Staff disability remained consistent with the previous year.
Governing Body Diversity
The college's Corporation (governing body) has 25% of governors from ethnic minority backgrounds. The age range of governors is not typical for the sector being younger than the norm with the majority of governors aged 55 years or under. The governing body is very evenly divided with 56% male and 44% female governors.
For information on pay efficiency please see Financial Strength.