Recruitment

It’s the people that make Havant & South Downs College such a great place to work. We’re dedicated to inspiring students, and that’s why we look for people who love what they do.

Whether you’re interested in joining us in a teaching or support role, we want someone who keeps our students at the forefront of their mind.

To apply for a role at HSDC you will need to download the relevant application form available online, complete the fields and email it to recruitment@hsdc.ac.uk. You do not need to complete the signature section of the form as this will be obtained at the interview stage, but please enter the date.

Alternatively, you can print the application form, complete by hand and post it to FAO People Services, Havant & South Downs College, South Downs Campus, College Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 8AA. If sending in a paper application, it is also important that you use the correct postage, as insufficient postage on a large envelope (such as A4 size) will delay the arrival of your application. Please bear in mind that CVs will not accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Once your application has been received, you will receive an automated response from us if sending via email. We will contact you within two weeks of the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.

Good luck!

Our behaviours and values are important to us, and we want our employees to share these values – ensuring we are guiding students to success, helping them become the best they can be.

  • ‘I am a professional who will engage and encourage students with passion, reflect on their experience and take individual responsibility for my actions.’
  • ‘I am approachable and supportive in order to motivate and inspire. I am committed to achieving aspirational outcomes for all of our students.’
  • ‘I work with others as part of a team, sharing information and building effective working relationships, and together we take individual and collective responsibility for achieving cross-college goals.’
  • ‘I anticipate, understand and meet stakeholder needs, find innovative solutions, and ensure high customer service, responding to the ever changing needs of our community.’
  • ‘I reflect on my own performance and constantly look for ways to improve, taking responsibility for my own learning and development.’
  • ‘I am flexible and open to embracing new ideas/standards to be innovative in my role and open to new challenges, sharing my experience and learning from others.’
  • ‘I am an advocate for the College and its mission.’
  • ‘I treat others with courtesy, respect, honesty and integrity.’
  • ‘I contribute to improvements in efficiency, productivity and environmental impact and I treat College resources with the same care I would my own.’
  • ‘I accept nothing less than the best from myself and colleagues, give positive feedback and praise but also challenge poor performance and mediocrity.’

Havant & South Downs College is committed to the safeguarding of students, promoting the welfare of all learners. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) in respect of both children and vulnerable adults, and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

Here at HSDC we are committed to equal opportunities for all students and staff, regardless of race, gender, age, physical disability, political, sexual orientation or religious affiliations or marital status, and is fundamental to the ethos of the College.

Equality of opportunity and respect for the individual are part of the College’s principles and values, and the College welcomes the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation.

HSDC is committed to the Disability Confident scheme (Level 2 employer) helping us make the most of the opportunities provided by employing disabled people.

 The scheme helps us remove barriers to disabled people and those with long-term health conditions meaning we can also fully support current employees with disabilities. If you are looking to apply for a job at HSDC and would like further information about how we can support you please contact recruitment@hsdc.ac.uk 

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