Working at Boston College
As an employer, Boston College encourages staff to gain further qualifications and additional development within their job roles, with the opportunity for this to be either fully or partly funded by the College.
The College also operates an Individual Performance Review (IPR) system.
Boston College also offers a range of benefits to staff members including:
- Discount gym membership with local Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex
- 30% discount on fees at the on-site nursery, Little Acorns
- Full range of family friendly policies including flexible working, dependants and carers leave, maternity and paternity leave
- FREE on-site car parking at the main Rochford Campus, Ingelow Centre, and Peter Paine Performance Centre
- Large staff discount scheme
- On-site shop based at the Rochford Campus
- Comprehensive HR policies
- Mentoring and support mechanisms for staff
- Healthcare scheme including reward discounts and health screening package (on successful completion of probationary period)
- Access to three separate counselling services
- Inexpensive restaurant facilities across all Campuses
- On-site fine dining at our on-site restaurant, Lime
- On-site coffee shops based in the Rochford Campus, Boston University Centre and the Peter Paine Performance Centre
Boston College operates the Local Government Pension Scheme or Teachers Pensions, with excellent employer contributions. The schemes include other benefits such as ill health pensions (usually enhanced), widow(ers) pensions, and death in service awards (for staff who have been members for 2 years).
Living in Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England with a wide diversity of landscapes, including several sandy beaches, heathland forests and urban areas such as Lincoln. In addition, there are a number of attractive market towns and villages.
Boston is a traditional English market town in the county of Lincolnshire. It is a small, quiet, rural location with a population of around 60,000 people. Boston is about 120 miles from London. Located on the East Coast, it is an area of rich farmland, and has a fascinating agricultural and maritime history. Boston is a seaport with docks, a fishing fleet, and just over half an hour from the seaside holiday town of Skegness.
The town has a wide variety of shops, sports and entertainment facilities. There are good road and rail links to cities such as Lincoln, Nottingham and Cambridge, with London just two and a half hours away by train.
The town is easy to find your way around either on foot or by bike, and is a safe and pleasant place in which to live and study.
Distance from London to Boston
Car: 120 miles - 2 hours 50 minutes
Train: 162 miles - 2 hours 30 minutes