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Benefits of Working for Us

Because we believe our staff are key to the work we carry out at New City College and their contribution is essential and highly valued, we offer competitive salaries and generous benefits as follows...


Career average pension scheme for all staff (Teachers Pension Scheme for lecturers and Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff)

Annual Leave

Generous annual leave entitlement in addition to college closure days and bank.

  • 26 days for support staff
  • 35 days for managers
  • 52 days for lecturing staff


All College sites easily accessible for wheelchair users and also easily accessible by public transport (either bus, DLR or tube).


Interest free loans available for annual travel season tickets.

Family Friendly Policies

The College is keen to promote and support a work-life balance and shows its commitment through enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave and flexible working where possible.

Staff Development

Support on both long and short courses.

Gym Memberships

Free access to on-site gym facilities at Hackney and Epping Forest.


On site cafes serving subsidised food and drinks.

Additional Benefits for Lecturers

Eligibility for Key Worker Housing scheme


The College has an established framework of consultation and negotiation with staff and with recognised Trade Unions.

Equality & Diversity

  • Equality & Diversity forum
  • Prayer room facilities
  • Religious & cultural events calendar

Occupational Health/Counselling

OH service and counselling referrals.

Bikes to Work Scheme

Benefit from our Cycle to Work scheme and purchase a bike from Halfords or one its partner bike shops.

Health Cash Plan

Claim back cash on dental, optical and therapy treatments.

Employee Assistance Programme

Help with issues that could affect your life inside or outside of work. Confidential support for you and your family to help you get back on track.

New City College Discounts

Save money on day-to-day costs such as shopping, eating out and DIY or take advantage of offers on travel and leisure.

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