An Oxford College school campus is in upheaval after a tutor was suspended beneath mysterious circumstances.
Dr Lee Humber was advised to keep away from Ruskin Faculty shortly after he helped to organise a vote of no confidence in opposition to its principal.
He advised the BBC he was being “victimised” and the uncertainty was inflicting stress to his college students.
The faculty stated its choice was not linked to the vote of no confidence in principal Paul Di Felice.
Dr Humber is programme lead for the well being and social care programme on the school, which provides experience, programs and coaching programmes for future commerce union representatives and employees.
It was established in 1899 with a dedication to offer working class training and supporting the commerce union and Labour motion.
The vote of no confidence was passed on 27 March which accused Mr Di Felice of “continued mismanagement and basic incompetence”.
Dr Humber stated: “On the Wednesday the department handed a movement of no confidence, on the Thursday I circulated that in my function as membership secretary, and on the Friday I used to be suspended with fully spurious causes.
“I would invite individuals to attract their very own conclusions.”
He added: “I used to be accused of lacking three conferences with the assistant principal… which is simply not true. I could not attend these conferences as a result of I used to be working.”
The faculty stated it didn’t “focus on inner employees disciplinary issues” however insisted there was “no connection between the suspension of Lee Humber and his work as a commerce union officer or to the current vote of no confidence”.
It added: “It’s inconceivable that Ruskin, of all locations, would do something to undermine the work of our commerce unions – solidarity with the labour motion is within the very DNA of the school.”
It additionally stated it had a “zero tolerance strategy to misogyny, bullying, intimidation and harassment”, however Dr Humber stated he didn’t have the “foggiest” what this meant.
Some college students and union members have began sharing #ReinstateLeeHumber on Twitter.
A spokesman for the College and Faculty Union, which represents educational employees, stated: “The absence of any significant purpose from the school suggests to us that it have to be all the way down to his commerce union actions and the no confidence vote within the principal.”
He referred to as on the school to “instantly reinstate” Dr Humber.