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Contract: Fixed term maternity cover contract up to 26th March 2025
Salary: £23,585 pro rata per annum Band 3, point 7
Hours: Part-time – approx. 21 hours per week, term time only 39 weeks per year, days negotiable
Closing date: 21st June at 12:00 pm
Interview date: w/b 1st July 2024

Application FormInformation Pack

To start September 2024.

Varndean College is a thriving and successful sixth form college with an excellent reputation for high outcomes, providing an inspirational student experience and adding value to all of our community. Based in the city of Brighton and Hove we transform lives through exceptional education. We are proud of our dynamic culture, inclusivity and reputation as trailblazers.

We are seeking a French Language Assistant who speaks French as their first language, and who is up-to-date with current affairs in the French speaking world. You will work alongside subject Tutors to support A level and International Baccalaureate students in conversation classes, practicing speaking skills in pairs and small groups. This would be a perfect first step for a graduate, or an undergraduate, who is considering a teaching career.

The College is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our staff and students and we particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.

  • A supportive, communicative and consultative working environment.
  • A commitment to the on-going professional development of our staff.
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Memberships to Freedom Leisure or the Brighton Gym, use of the College Fitness Suite and a Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A salary sacrifice Techscheme.
  • The use of an Employee Assistance programme offering unlimited 24/7 support on a range of topics, issues and matters.
  • Discounts on Adult Education Courses run by the College.
  • Annual health screenings, flu shots and free eye tests, and free exercise/well-being classes.
  • Access to Staff Welfare services on a referral basis.
  • Free use of College Library resources.
  • Regular staff social events throughout the year.

Suitable candidates may be invited to interview prior to the closing date and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

To Apply

Please complete an application form outlining how you meet the criteria listed in the job description and person specification for the role.

Completed applications should be forward to recruitment@varndean.ac.uk by closing date shown.

Contract: Fixed term from 1st September 2024 to 31st August 2025
Salary: Band 7, point 23 - £37,385 pro rata per annum. Actual salary approximately £26,057 pa.
Hours: Part time - 30 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Closing date: 21st June at 12:00 pm
Interview date: Thursday 27th June 2024

Application FormInformation Pack

To start September 2024

Varndean College is a thriving and successful sixth form college with an excellent reputation for high outcomes, providing an inspirational student experience and adding value to all of our community. Based in the city of Brighton and Hove we transform lives through exceptional education. We are proud of our dynamic culture, inclusivity and reputation as trailblazers.

An opportunity has arisen for a driven and enthusiastic person to lead the College’s mental health services, and provide leadership for the student well-being and therapy services to ensure high-quality support and care for students. They will work as part of the safeguarding team as a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL).

The successful candidate will work with students with mental health needs that impact students' learning, to ensure that they can access and engage in College successfully. They will liaise with academic and pastoral staff, as well as external service providers to enable students to achieve this. They will provide consultation & targeted (small group) intervention, provide individual one-to-one support for students, and conduct and advise on risk assessments where appropriate.

The College is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our staff and students and we particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.

We can offer:

  • A supportive, communicative and consultative working environment.
  • A commitment to the on-going professional development of our staff.
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Memberships to Freedom Leisure or the Brighton Gym, use of the College Fitness Suite and a Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A salary sacrifice Techscheme.
  • The use of an Employee Assistance programme offering unlimited 24/7 support on a range of topics, issues and matters.
  • Discounts on Adult Education Courses run by the College.
  • Annual health screenings, flu shots and free eye tests, and free exercise/well-being classes.
  • Access to Staff Welfare services on a referral basis.
  • Free use of College Library resources.
  • Regular staff social events throughout the year.

To Apply

Please complete an application form outlining how you meet the criteria listed in the job description and person specification for the role.

Completed applications should be forward to recruitment@varndean.ac.uk by closing date shown.

Contract: Permanent, full or part time, full year
Salary: Band 10, point 35 - 38 £49,865 - £53,351 pro rata per annum
Hours: 29.5 - 37 hours per week negotiable
Closing date: 28th June at 12:00 pm
Interview date: Wednesday 10th July 2024

Application FormInformation Pack

To start in September 2024

Varndean College is a thriving and successful sixth form college with an excellent reputation for high outcomes, providing an inspirational student experience and adding value to all of our community. Based in the city of Brighton and Hove we transform lives through exceptional education. We are proud of our dynamic culture, inclusivity and reputation as trailblazers.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join Varndean College as the Director of Human Resources. Reporting to the Deputy Principal, the Director of Human Resources will provide HR strategy leadership for the College and will support leaders in the delivery of key HR activities.

The postholder will lead and manage the Human Resources function in order to meet the College’s strategic objectives by providing a high quality service for managers and staff, ensuring legislative compliance, developing policies and promoting best practice.

The College is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our staff and students and we particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds. We can offer:

  • A supportive, communicative and consultative working environment.
  • A commitment to the on-going professional development of our staff.
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Memberships to Freedom Leisure or the Brighton Gym, use of the College Fitness Suite and a Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A salary sacrifice Techscheme.
  • The use of an Employee Assistance programme offering unlimited 24/7 support on a range of topics, issues and matters.
  • Discounts on Adult Education Courses run by the College.
  • Annual health screenings, flu shots and free eye tests, and free exercise/well-being classes.
  • Access to Staff Welfare services on a referral basis.
  • Free use of College Library resources.
  • Regular staff social events throughout the year.

To Apply

Please complete an application form outlining how you meet the criteria listed in the job description and person specification for the role.

Completed applications should be forward to recruitment@varndean.ac.uk by closing date shown.

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

We are positive about disability! We are committed to the principles embedded within the disability confident scheme and welcome applications from anyone who has a disability.

We will interview all applicants who declare a disability and evidence in their application that they meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy.

disability confident

If you would like further information about any of the positions available, please contact Human Resources:

Email: hr@varndean.ac.uk
Tel: 01273 546637

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.

We are always looking for new talent. If you would like to join the College but can't see any relevant vacancies to apply for, why not send us a copy of your CV. We would love to hear from you.

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