The Hadlow Group has developed from its roots in providing outstanding education at land-based Hadlow College into a unique business that combines education and commercial enterprise – putting student learning and experience at the heart of everything that we do. Acquiring West Kent and Ashford Colleges the Group launched in 2014 and offers a range of further and higher education courses at its campuses in Kent and S.E. London and a portfolio of commercial rural businesses that includes Betteshanger Sustainable Parks.
English and Maths Golden Hello Scheme
Hadlow College and West Kent and Ashford College wants to attract and retain talented staff to develop and continue their careers with us.
As part of a developing employee benefits package, both colleges offer a Golden Hello scheme to Lecturers in English and Lecturers in Maths.
The College will pay newly appointed Maths and English Lecturers a Golden Hello payment of £3,000. This is made up of two payments; £1,500 on appointment and a further £1,500 on completion of the first year of teaching.
To be eligible for the Golden Hello payment you need to hold a:
Finance Support to Obtain a Teaching Qualification
Hadlow Group recognise talent and wants to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
If you have been working in industry, you may have just the skills, experience and expertise we are looking for to teach the next generation. As such, we want to help you develop your teaching career and will support you in doing so.
We want to ensure the best quality of teaching for our students and we expect all unqualified Lecturers and Assessor to complete a Diploma in Education and Teaching (DET) (or equivalent) and we ask that new staff enrol on the first available course.
As well as offering excellent training facilities, the College will support you with a reduced teaching commitment in your first year, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. On top of this, the College offers financial support when you complete Initial Teacher Training course via Hadlow College and West Kent and Ashford College. You will receive £600 at the end of your first year of employment at the College as a fully qualified teacher and £750 at the end of the second year of employment.