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The Town of Colchester in the County of Essex

The town of Colchester is located within the county of Essex.  In 2014 the population of Colchester was 119,441.  Colchester is situated in the Eastern region of the UK and is governed by Colchester District (B) council.  Colchester has 3 train stations called Colchester Rail Station (COL), Colchester Town Rail Station (CET) and Hythe (Essex) Rail Station (HYH).

Map of the town of Colchester in Essex

map showing Colchester

List of Streets in Colchester

Train Stations in Colchester

Colchester Rail Station (COL)Colchester Town Rail Station (CET)
Hythe (Essex) Rail Station (HYH)

Churches and Places of Worship in Colchester

Cemetery Chapel Disused
Nonconformist Chapel
St. Peter's Colchester
Saint Leonard's in the Hythe
Artillery Street Evangelical Church
St Leonard, Lexden
Wimpole Road Methodist Church
St. John's Orthodox Church
Severalls Hospital Chapel
St John's Church Community Centre
Colchester Islamic Cultural Association.Mosque
University of Essex Islamic Society.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Colchester

St James the Less and St HelenColchesterCO1 2QB
St Teresa of LisieuxColchesterCO3 9BE
St Mary & St MichaelColchesterCO4 3QD

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay in Colchester


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Salary: £23720/annum £23,720 per Annum

Category: Education

Primary Teacher NQT - Colchester

Are you a Trainee Primary Teacher currently completing a SCITT or PGCE?
Have you turned your attentions towards your NQT year yet?
Are you looking to secure the perfect NQT role sooner rather than later?

Edustaff are specialists in providing advice and guidance to NQTs and we work tirelessly to make sure that our NQTs find the perfect school to complete their Induction Years in.

We are actively working in partnership with a Primary School in Colchester to recruit a KS1 or KS2 NQT from September 2019.

***Primary Teacher NQT at expanding Primary School in Colchester
***Primary Teacher NQT role available September 2019
***Permanent, Full-Time Primary NQT post
***£23,720 (M1)
***Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 Teachers will be considered

Primary NQT Specification

This community focused Primary School are looking to recruit a Primary NQT from September 2019. Ideally you will be currently completing your Initial Teacher Training and looking to complete your Induction Year in the Chelmsford district from September 2019. The Headteacher is looking to recruit a Primary NQT who loves being in the classroom and who is focused on working-hard to develop into the best teacher they possibly can be. In return, you will be given all of the support, guidance, resources and training required to help you to fully develop your teaching practice.

About the Primary NQT role

The school can consider KS1 or KS2 Teachers for this role. You should be an enthusiastic and energetic NQT who is dynamic and creative in the classroom. You will be able to utilise the extensive outdoor space which includes a playing field, secure garden and outdoor play apparatus to create some memorable lessons. You will be working with some inquisitive minds and you will be tasked with harnessing this curiosity by consistently delivering exciting and challenging lessons for your pupils!

The School

Found in Colchester, this is a popular, happy and caring school where expectations and standards are high and where every child is valued. Pupils at this school enjoy an exciting learning experience in a stimulating environment. The school has a wildlife area and pond and offers an extensive range of additional clubs and activities for children to participate in.

Do not hesitate in applying for this Primary NQT Teacher opportunity at this wonderful Primary school in Colchester. Hit the ‘apply now’ button and send your CV straight over to Matt Burgum at EduStaff.

Please note: due to the volume of Primary NQT applications, only successful Primary NQTs will be contacted for this Primary NQT role in Colchester
Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £27000 - £29000/annum Benefits per Annum

Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £8 - £9/hour per Hour

Category: Other

Job Title: Business Administrator
Location: Colchester
Rate: £8 – 9p/h

Term: Temp to Permanent

Key Skills: Administration, invoicing, SLA, POD, Queries, Billing, Stakeholder, Admin, SHE, Health & Safety

The Role:

An experienced Business Administrator is required to join the Business Admin team in providing exceptional support to the business in all areas, ensuring the smooth and efficient running of key business areas.

So, what will you be doing as a Business Administrator?

* Provision of professional services to support the business
* Provide daily actions in resolving and clearing of blocked tickets to reduce billing delays
* Daily investigation & resolution of POD queries
* Resolving missing ticket issues, Manual invoicing

What are we looking for in our next Business Administrator?

* Prior experience within Business Administration
* An effective team player with great organisational & communication skills.
* Invoicing experience
* Stakeholder experience
* Posses high levels of accuracy

My client is keen to get this position filled ASAP, so if you feel you have the skills & experience APPLY NOW!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for an interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://(url removed)/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://(url removed)/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy
Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: per

Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

Project Engineer - Near Colchester - Salary dependent on experience/skills

Do you have experience in taking technical projects from concept to completion? Are you looking to join a rapidly growing, market leading company?

If you are able to understand and write in C for embedded systems and have answered yes to the above questions, please don't hesitate to apply!

Type: Permanent Date Posted: 13/11/2018 Reference: 19570736

Project Engineer Responsibilities:

* Work with a team of 3 engineers, ensuring documentation is up to date and tasks are completed in order for projects to be completed to schedule. You will be required to get hands on with some aspects of the projects.

* Work closely with the Technical Director and the General Manager, reporting any project related issues.

* Take ideas from concept to prototype and into final production.

* You will also receive training on the use of Altium for schematic capture and PCB design.

Project Engineer Requirements:

* Be able to understand and write in C for embedded systems.

* Be willing to learn new languages as required including Python, Java and PLC (Ladder Logic)

* Have Experience handling and managing projects to deadlines.

* Must be competent on windows PC and be confident using Microsoft Office.

* Being able to use CAD/AutoCAD or a 3D CAD package would be an advantage.


* Salary dependant on skills/experience

* Up to a 20% bonus (both company and personal performance related)

* Mon to Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm (flexibility is required for busy periods)

* Free Parking

Key Words:

* Project, Engineer, PLC, Control Systems, Automation, Prototype, Production, Concept, Altium, C, Embedded Systems, CAD, PCB, Schematic, Technical

Cordant People are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer
Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £24000 - £28000/annum Progression + Training per Annum

Category: Manufacturing/Surveying

Rare and exciting role on offer for a company that will fully train you to design bespoke solutions for a broad range of prestigious clients.

Do you have a degree in Mechanical Engineering, industrial product design or equivalent? Are you looking for a role where you can kick-start a successful career in mechanical design?

This well-established company have a successful track record of delivering innovative solutions for some of the most demanding sectors including medical, sports, broadcasting and the defence sector. manufacture interiors across a wide variety of sectors. They are moving into more modern design practices and consequently require a Design Engineer to support their future plans.

In this role you will be given full training and will eventually be involved in the full lifecycle of design from initial customer query through to the finished product. You’ll render drawings, create innovative design concepts (in Solidworks) and communicate directly with the customer to ensure they are cost effective and meet expectations.
The ideal candidate will be degree qualified with strong knowledge of mechanical engineering. You will be ambitious, creative, and looking to work for a well-established, exciting and growing design company.

The Role:
*Graduate Design Engineer
*Full training provided
*Design of bespoke solutions using Solidworks
*£25,000 - £28,000 + Pension + Training + Progression + Excellent Benefits

The Person:
*Degree Qualified (Mechanical engineering, industrial design etc.)
*Experience of Solidworks
*Keen to undertake extensive training
*Live local to Colchester or willing to relocate to the area
Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: per

Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £38000 - £42000/annum company Van + Overtime per Annum

Posted: 13/11/2018

Salary: £200 - £250/day per Day

Category: Construction

Looking for a Finishing manager job? Do you have experience in getting the project over the line? Can you get to Colchester?

If so then we have a job for you!


* Accessible location with parking
* Contract type: Freelance
* Salary/Rate: £200 - £250 per day (dependant upon experience)
* Work for a highly regarded developer

The Role

Reporting in to a Project Manager you will be responsible for managing the final quality of the internal finishes prior to sectional handovers your role will include but not be limited to:

* Manage subcontractors quality and ensure sections are defect free prior final inspection.
* Coordinate directly employed trades to complete snags and keep a detailed report of work carried out and completed.
* Order any required materials and plant via the office to ensure works can be completed in a timely fashion.
* Promote health & safety and safe methods of working.
* Provide regular progress updates to the Senior Site Manager.

About You

* You will have gained circa 2+ years experience, ideally working for a main developer.
* Be able to control multiple subcontractor packages and direct labour.
* Recent and relevant experience.
* Strong organisational skills with proven time management skills.

What you will get in return:

* A very competitive day rate.
* The chance to work on a well resourced project.

What to do next:

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest cv or call Lesley Watson on (Apply online only).

If this role is not right for you we may have other opportunities feel free to contact Randstad CPE's Welwyn Garden City branch for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies. (Apply online only)

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

Salary: £8.50 - £15/hour Holiday Pay, Flexible Hours per Hour