The new contracts would add two hours to the working week, slash holidays by two weeks and bring in unannounced observations.
UCU union members backed strikes by 94 percent in a ballot.
Previous attacks on working conditions have already driven teachers to leave the college and staff fear more could follow if these cuts aren’t stopped.
One union member said
UCU rep Lynne Chamberlain told Socialist Worker
“I would say the mood is resolute. And people are also quite angry with the principal. She went to
Pickets have also raised questions about the college’s finances. Lynne said, “The principal says we have got no money but there was £6 million in reserves last year.
“Where has it gone?”
Workers say the principal is refusing to budge over new contracts. Workers have called further walkouts on Tuesday and Thursday of next week, on 29 April and 1 May.