Staff benefits & facilities


Meet our employees

As a member of staff, you will have access to a great range of benefits...

  • Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days for support staff, 35 days for teaching staff (55 days for The Bedford Sixth Form teaching staff) plus public and bank holidays
  • Pension schemes – Local Government Pension Scheme, Teachers’ Pension and Stakeholder Pension.
  • Childcare vouchers – tax initiative designed to help working parents save money on their registered childcare costs
  • Free gym membership available at SPRINGS Sport & Leisure Centre
  • 20% discount card for just £20.00 at Trinity Arts & Leisure Centre, which houses a fantastic 25 metre six lane swimming pool
  • Great value beauty therapy and hairdressing products and services at BROOKS Hair & Beauty
  • Large range of hot and cold meals available to purchase on site
  • Employee Assistance Programme – a confidential telephone support service designed to help College employees and your family household members deal with personal problems
  • Healthtrust scheme – a low-cost private healthcare option
  • Staff development days
  • Active staff social group offering great discounts on popular days out, theatre trips and more
  • Free on-site parking

There’s a lot more to Bedford College than meets the eye. Here’s a little more about our fantastic onsite facilities…

BROOKS Hair & Beauty

Brooks Hair and Beauty

Our College salon, situated on Bedford High Street, offers a full range of hair, beauty and holistic therapy treatments, as well as pamper days – all at incredibly competitive prices. Book an appointment during your lunchbreak or after work for a hair restyle, manicure, facial or even an Indian head massage!

» Visit the Brooks Hair & Beauty website

SPRINGS Sport & Leisure Centre

Springs gym facilities

You will be eligible for free membership at SPRINGS, our £2.5 million sports centre, which boasts a large sports hall, aerobics studio and fitness suite.

Trinity Arts & Leisure

Trinity Arts and Leisure

This purpose built sports and leisure facility includes a theatre, 25 metre six-lane swimming pool, gym facilities and packed schedule of fitness classes. Staff members can pick up a 20% discount card for just £20.00 allowing huge savings on all classes, swimming and sports hall hire.

» Visit the Trinity Arts & Leisure website
Munch & Mocha

Munch and Mocha

The College restaurant and coffee shop provides a variety of hot meals, snacks and soft drinks throughout the day from breakfast through to supper. Open from 8.00am-8.00pm most days, you’ll never need to walk into town if you don’t want to and there are regular special offers for staff too.

» Visit the Munch & Mocha website
25 Restaurant

25 Restaurant

Fresh ingredients, award-winning dishes and fantastic value for money – if you want to experience some of the fantastic food prepared by students from our hospitality team at very affordable prices, then pay 25 Restaurant a visit. Special themed evenings are held throughout the year. The 25 Restaurant Shop is regularly open on site to purchase hot food on the go.

» Visit the 25 Restaurant website

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