A thriving sixth form college on the north edge of Brighton.  Varndean has an excellent reputation and draws students from a wide geographic area for both daytime and evening courses.


Assistant International Students Manager

Band 4 of SFCA Support Staff Salary Scales £20,924 per annum

37 hours a week – full year


The International Department has responsibility for the recruitment, admission and on-going support of international students from a number of countries.  The department is the lead in generating additional income to the college, ensuring that the colleges stays UKVI compliant and ensuring the safeguarding of our students in host family accommodation.


We are looking for an Assistant International Students Manager.  The role will assist the International Students Manager with supporting international students, administration of our host family service, marketing and admissions support.


The successful applicant will be process driven; maintaining records and databases related to agents, finance and host families.  The role will also support the International Manager in her marketing activities.


As a member of a team, the role will support and lead activities related to UKVI compliance regulation.


You will be a confident and sensitive communicator with significant administrative experience, who is comfortable working under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and managing competing priorities using your own initiative. 


To Apply


  • Please download an applicant pack for the role here:
  • Complete an application form (this can be found below, along with guidance on how to apply)
  • Please email your completed application to by the closing date.


Closing date:             6 December 2017 @ midday


Interviews:                 12 December 2017




Application forms and further information about applying for jobs at Varndean College are listed below.

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The college is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by Varndean College are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We value diversity and welcome applications from applicants from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under represented at the College, including BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.  We are also prepared to make our standard application forms available in other formats to help any disabled candidates to apply.  Please email/call to request.  

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