Our People

Our People (2018-19 Year-End)

Staff Headcount

The staff headcount has increased by 46 full time equivalent posts to 842, this is largely due to the takeover of the Advance Technical Engineering and Construction Centre in Waltham Forest in February 2019.

Staff Turnover

The college’s staff turnover has reduced by 2% to 10%. This remains well below the AoC national average staff turnover figure for 2017-18 of 18.2% and the AoC West Midlands average staff turnover figure for 2017-18 of 17.2%.

Staff Sickness Absence

The staff sickness absence level has increased by 0.1% to 6 days.

Staff Diversity


Staff ethnicity remained consistent with the previous academic year.


The staff gender profile has changed slightly from 53% female and 47% male for the previous academic year.


The staff disability remained consistent with the previous year.

Governing Body Diversity (April 2019)

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 has 56% male members and 38% female members.





For information on pay efficiency please see Financial Strength.