Current vacancies

This page contains details about the current vacancies here at Havant & South Downs College. Please note, CVs are not accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form. You can email your completed application from to or send it via post.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement: Havant & South Downs College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Animal Care Instructor/Technician

Closing date: 02/04/2018 Salary: Grade 2 - £6,743.35 - £7,768.21 Actual Salary Contract type: Permanent

16 hours per week

Havant and South Downs College are looking for a reliable and caring Animal Care Technician at South Downs Campus to work as part of the Animal Care team within the College’s Animal Unit.  To undertake routine animal husbandry tasks with a range of animals and to work flexibly as part of the technician team within Science and Maths.  The post holders will hold a Level 3 Qualification or equivalent in Animal Care/Management, experience working with a range of animals including exotics, companion and domestic species in commercial environment and have good communication skills.  There may be an opportunity to work extra hours to cover staff holidays.

Interview date: TBC

Animal Care Technician Job Description

Bank Art and Design Lecturer

Closing date: 02/04/2018 Salary: Hourly rate £29 Contract type: Casual

We are looking for enthusiastic and qualified teaching staff in the following subject areas:

  • Fashion
  • Pattern cutting
  • We also require an individual in this area to help course manage and tutor our BTEC L3 Fashion course
  • General Art and Design

Whether coming to a career end, recently graduated, or still working in industry we would be interested to hear from you

Teaching can be challenging but if you’ve got an enthusiasm to share your skills, combined with experience in industry, you’ll find teaching to be extremely rewarding.

If you have Qualified Teacher Status and are interested in joining us please complete the application form and return to

Interview date: TBC

Bank Lecturer - Art & Design Job Description

Executive Director of Human Resources and Business Services

Closing date: 02/04/2018 Salary: £66,000 per annum Contract type: Permanent

Executive Director of Human Resources and Business Services

£66,000 pa

Full time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum)

The College is seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to provide leadership and vision and set the strategic human resources direction for the College. The successful candidate will oversee the full scope of human resources, offering guidance on all HR matters that shape the experience of College staff. The post-holder will develop and implement policies, programmes and strategic planning initiatives of key human resource functions in alignment with the College’s mission and HR objectives.

The post is a critical Senior Leadership Team (SLT) position. Outstanding leadership and management skills are required to ensure that staff are effectively supported, directed and that their performance is managed so that students can achieve their full potential. Emphasis will be placed on a driving ambition for our students through inspired leadership of the quality of services.

The post-holder will also be the SLT lead for our Marketing and Administration functions, steering strategy and monitoring performance.

The successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please visit our website The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd April 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview on Thursday 19th April 2018. Please note only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.


Job Description

Cleaner (2 posts available)

Closing date: 25/03/2018 Salary: Grade 1 - £14,430 pro rata Contract type:

10 hours per week / 40 weeks per year – Monday – Friday 7-9am

15 hours per week / 40 weeks per year – Monday – Friday 4pm – 7pm

Havant and South Downs College is looking to appoint two cleaners to support the Facilities Team at its Havant Campus.

Both roles will report into the sites Campus Service Manager and be part of a dedicated team with an aim to maintain a high standard of cleanliness across the whole site.

Applicants should ideally have:

  • General knowledge of cleaning duties within an educational setting.
  • Current knowledge of work related health and safety legislation.
  • Excellent organisational & planning skills with particular attention to details.
  • General education to include Maths and English to Grade C, or a willingness to undertake.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in order to adapt to College requirements.
  • Strong communication and team working skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Cleaner Job Description

Additional Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: 25/03/2018 Salary: Grade 2 (£15,597 to £17,964 FTE) Contract type:

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our Additional Learning Support Assistants team.  It is essential that applicants are qualified to at least Level 2 in both Maths and English and are fully committed to providing outstanding support for our students with additional learning support needs.

Hours: Monday to Friday, approximately 30 hours per week (term time only)

Interview dates:  TBC

ALSA Job Description

Engineering IQA (Internal Quality Assurance)

Closing date: 25/03/2018 Salary: £18.07 per hour Contract type:

Havant and South Downs College are expanding the very successful Engineering Apprenticeship Offer with an increased provision in the new apprenticeships standards.  The College is looking for a dynamic and organised IQA who can work independently and is familiar with the new standards to work with engineering apprenticeship qualifications and learners across all pathways.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified IQA with an outstanding knowledge of the quality process to be able to support the assessors and ensure excellence in our delivery.  If you are looking to be part of an effective and forward-thinking team and are available for an expanding work load, then apply today.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this provision, please do not hesitate to contact Aaron Butson on 023 93 879 999.

The successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible.

Interview date: TBC

Engineering IQA Job Description

Economics Lecturer

Closing date: 22/03/2018 Salary: Grade 5 - £28,890 - £35,112 (depending upon experience and qualifications) - Plus a Market Supplement payment (amount to be confirmed) Contract type: Full and Part-Time Opportunities

Havant and South Downs College is pleased to be able to offer opportunities to join our A level of Centre of Excellence, with full-time and part-time opportunities to teach A level Economics. This includes the opportunity for a postholder to lead and shape the design and delivery of this prestigious A level.

With an outstanding reputation for academic excellence, our A level provision remains the strongest performing in the local area and we are investing substantially in our facilities for 2018-19 in order to retain our position as the first-choice for A level students.

Interview Date: TBC

Job Description - Economics Lecturer

Senior Technician/Instructor - Electrical Engineer

Closing date: 20/03/2018 Salary: Grade 3 - £18,306 to £22,338 - per annum Contract type: Permanent – Full-time

The College is seeking to appoint a technician in our busy engineering curriculum area. Applicants should ideally be qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 3 in engineering and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in the electrical/electronic industry.

Essential skills required are: Relevant industrial/subject experience, working knowledge of the relevant vocational area, Microsoft Office applications, including Word and PowerPoint, knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, time management skills, organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively, ability to communicate to a diverse range of people at all ages and levels, verbally and in writing, ability to work alone and as part of a team, ability to manage challenging behaviour, ability to solve problems and make decisions. The candidate must be flexible in approach, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of learners and committed to student support.

Applicants must demonstrate flexibility in hours and tasks undertaken and have knowledge of health, safety and quality systems.

Applications are invited from anyone with relevant skills/experience in electrical/electronic engineering.


Closing date for this post is: 20th March 2018


Interview date: TBC

Job Description - Senior Technician/Instructor - Electrical Engineer

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