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Overview

The City of Leicester College is a vibrant and popular 11–19 College with a commitment to the highest level of pastoral care and academic achievement. We are a truly comprehensive multi-cultural College offering unique opportunities for all students. Our ‘motto’ Be Happy, Be Ambitious, Make a Difference reflects our aim to develop young people who will experience contentment, aspire to great acts and play their part in society. It challenges our young people to flourish now and develop essential lifelong skills and character to ensure a bright future.

Our ethos is one that nurtures individual talent, respects all faith and non-faith beliefs and celebrates our wonderful diversity. Student success is numerous and varied; from young sports men and women performing at national level, to academic brilliance gaining places at the Oxbridge Universities. Students excel in the arts, which we are passionate about and see as essential to developing the whole person. We are keen to speak to people who want to make a difference to our students, please get in touch if teaching or working at our school is of interest to you.

AboutUs

"The City of Leicester College, under the strong leadership of the very able senior and middle leaders, has developed systematic and rigorous approaches to its work." The City of Leicester College is a larger than average-comprehensive school with a sixth form. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is above average and this number is rising. The majority of the students in the sixth form are eligible for the education maintenance allowance. A very large majority of the college population come from minority ethnic backgrounds including Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Other Asian, Black Caribbean or mixed backgrounds and most speak English as an additional language.

The proportion of those in the early stages of learning to speak English is well above average. The proportion of students with special educational needs and/ or disabilities is just above the national average. The college was designated a Business and Enterprise College in September 2003, and was redesignated in 2007. The college has received national recognition in a number of areas of its work, notably the Healthy Schools Award, the International Schools Award and the Artsmark. "Students are also well prepared for life beyond college; not only are their academic standards above average, but they also develop as confident, articulate individuals. Students of different ethnic heritages work harmoniously and are highly productive" "The large majority of lessons are good or outstanding." "Most parents and carers are positive about all aspects of the college, summed up in comments such as, ‘a brilliant school' "  Ofsted Report 2011

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for.

By joining our School Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs.

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Leicester City Information

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