Nominations are now open for the East Coast College Staff Awards 2019!

East Coast College is committed to building a supportive, inclusive and highly motivated staff community. As part of this commitment, we have a number of different staff awards in place in order to recognise and celebrate the achievements and hard work of staff at our College.

Do you know a staff member who has gone the extra mile, consistently performs to a high standard or is supportive or remarkable in their attitude? We’re inviting all staff, students and members of the public to nominate individuals who have shown outstanding performance this academic year and have gone the extra mile in supporting our students and colleagues.

Teaching Excellence Award

For any member of staff (teaching and support areas) who has supported new techniques, developed innovative ways of learning and teaching or who has gone the extra mile to support a high quality and engaging teaching and learning experience.

Improving Wellbeing Award

Acknowledging staff who have helped support our “Happy Balance Programme”; creating a culture of respect and understanding, being supportive, helping colleagues feel safe and making our work environment more positive.

Team of the Year Award

For groups or departments that demonstrate attributes associated with high performing teams: Inspiring leadership, shared vision, team co-operation, constructive communication, mutual encouragement and appreciation.

Inspiring Leader Award

Not just for managers – anyone can be a leader! Nominate the colleagues that inspire and motivate you, your colleagues or your students. Those that are positive, passionate, grateful, authentic and effective.

Community Support Award

For individuals or teams that have demonstrated selflessness and social responsibility through their contribution to one or a number of communities: be that college based, local, regional or national.

Special Recognition Award

For individuals or teams that have been outstanding in any way, they have left their mark on you and others and you feel they deserve some special recognition for their attitude, approach, innovation or effectiveness.

College Apprentice Award

Of all our wonderful apprentices, which one stands out and why do they deserve an award?


Please send your nominations to

Please provide:

Your name

Name or the individual or the team you are nominating

The department they work in

Which category you are nominating them for and details of why you have nominated them


Thank you for your continuous support from all staff at East Coast College.

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