Some 320 staff have already been placed in danger of redundancy in the East Kent College group.
Cuts in Government funding and increased costs are already blamed to your restructuring move which happens to be occurring across every one of the EKC group’s campuses, including Broadstairs.
The changes will however create 238 new posts which staff facing redundancy can put on for.
In February a merger between East Kent College and Canterbury College was completed as well as a rebranded EKC Group was published.
The East Kent Colleges Group covers Canterbury, Dover, Shepway, Swale and Thanet.
The new organisation was told employ a turnover around 55million, much more than 1,000 staff and 15,000 students.
Affected staff have gotten letters and they are now in consultation.
Graham Razey, Group Principal and Us president at EKC Group, said: “We currently face lower funding from Government and its particular departments, which happen to have reduced, or are static at best. Joined with increasing prices, we have now to consider how you usually stay financially sustainable.
“As a consequence we now have opened an appointment each and every of our own colleges, proposing structural changes money. It’s got meant we have wanted to place 320 staff vulnerable over the Group. However, within that you have 238 posts which staff are going to make application for.
“The proposed structure this may create will boost the financial resilience at our colleges in Broadstairs, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Sheppey, while ensuring they’re able to give the right curriculum in order to reach our communities needs money.
“We recognise this is an incredibly difficult time its our colleagues and are also offering support to those people affected through our local colleges.”