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Newcastle College Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2019

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Newcastle College CEO Carole Kitching
Carole Kitching
7 Ratings
  1. "Inexperienced"

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    Former Employee - HE Support in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newcastle College full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice students and nice people on the team Not too demanding. No authority from co-ordinator.

    Cons

    Poor pay Inexperienced Co-ordinator. Struggled to manage his team. Full team left. Invisible management in HE Lack of focus or direction A lot of time sitting around Lack of training/development

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    Newcastle College2019-08-12
  2. "Awful"

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     in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newcastle College for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Easy to get a job, basic interviews.

    Cons

    Management are completely incompetent across the board.

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    Newcastle College2018-09-21
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Poorly managed. Old fashion. Unprofessional."

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newcastle College

    Pros

    Some people working (for real) is nice and friendly.

    Cons

    Facility is old. Management treats teaching staff badly. Old fashion mentality.

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    Newcastle College2018-05-25
  4. "Research Intern"

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    Research Intern in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I have been working at Newcastle College for more than a year

    Pros

    Was fun working with the staff, Friendly and inviting and always willing to help.

    Cons

    Students was not willing to help much

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    Newcastle College2017-11-12
  5. Helpful (3)

    "Lecturer"

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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Newcastle College

    Pros

    Teaching is great. The students are great. Your colleagues are great.

    Cons

    There has recently been a restructure of the college with many staff either being sacked or taking voluntary redundancy. Salaries are down with contact time with the students being reduced by almost a third while the workload has been almost doubled.

    Newcastle College2017-05-29
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Lecturer"

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    Lecturer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newcastle College for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great working with people there, all have a 'can do' attitude. Great City Centre location. Decent Facilities

    Cons

    Management has little regard for employees. Business interest is more about profit than investment in infrastructure. Expectations of employees are unreasonable and unachievable. Certain departments are extremely understaffed.

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    Newcastle College2017-06-14
  7. Helpful (2)

    "BTEC CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION"

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    Current Employee - Student in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newcastle College full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are so many half terms breaks along side days off because of tutors development days

    Cons

    EXPENSIVE FOOD , DIRTY TOILETS AND CLASSROOMS, MOST Tutors don't teach you much , poor computer facilities because most of the technology is broken college discriminate against people with criminal records and even disabilities

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    Newcastle College2017-06-13
  8. "Catering Services Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Newcastle College full-time

    Pros

    School holidays off - friendly team - flexible working - good hours - free parking - good work life balance - uniform provided - interesting customer base

    Cons

    Repetitive work - no scope for extra duties or workload - poor communication from management - no voice in the company - lack of opportunites

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    Newcastle College2017-04-22
  9. Helpful (2)

    "General opinion"

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     in Newcastle, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Newcastle College for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent Complex/Buildings,keen students,easy classroom layout

    Cons

    Too much in house back stabbing.Not a nice place to work,moral very low.

    Newcastle College2017-04-06
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Corrupt leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Newcastle College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some dedicated teaching staff within the organisation

    Cons

    Corrupt leadership, promotion of friends and poor staff development, non recognition of over achievers. Generally corrupt and a demoralising place to work

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    Newcastle College2017-02-02
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