Current vacancies

Discover the current vacancies available here at HSDC. Unfortunately we are unable to accept CVs unless accompanied by a completed application form. You can email your completed application form and equal opportunities form to recruitment@hsdc.ac.uk.

Vice-Principal Finance & Facilities

Closing date: 10/02/2020 Salary: £80k Contract type: Permanent

Location:  Waterlooville, Hampshire

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

This is an exciting time to join HSDC. A dynamic Further Education College that has been created following two mergers and now comprises three campuses at Alton, South Downs and Havant. We are a forward-thinking tertiary provider meeting the needs of over 9000 full and part-time students and 500 employers in south and east Hampshire through the commitment and passion of some 900 staff.

HSDC seeks to provide high quality education and training in an inclusive, supportive and challenging environment, enabling young people, adults and our communities to achieve their potential. HSDC has a vision to be a leading provider for academic, technical and professional training and has clearly stated that our college exists to realise the ambitions of our community – raising aspirations, enabling achievement and fulfilling dreams

The College is ambitious and proactive with regards to opportunities and growth. We have an important future role to play in delivering the skills needs of the sub-region.

 Our Success:

  • Student Outcomes above National Rates
  • 2nd Nationally for Positive Destinations for our 16-18 Students
  • World Skills Medallists UK and International
  • Successfully led and implemented two mergers in two years
  • Major Investment Programme via our Estates Strategy
  • Excellent Partnerships with Local Employers and Universities
  • Highly Commended AoC Beacon Award

We are looking for a Vice-Principal with proven experience/skills in the following areas:

  • Advanced leadership skills – adapting and managing change projects, making difficult decisions whilst still maintaining a motivated team;
  • Financial acumen to understand key drivers and respond with clear timely and measurable recommendations;
  • Able to respond effectively in a rapidly changing environment;
  • The ability to respond to sector opportunities, including accessing pockets of funding and the ability to write clear and concise Expressions of Interest and Funding bids for submission to the Solent LEP;
  • Advanced communication skills and the ability to adapt to different groups, students, employers, politicians, educationalists and Governors;
  • Open management style and most importantly a sense of humour – making the experience fun.

More information on the position can be found here – hsdc.ac.uk/vp

Benefits

37 Days Annual Leave, Option for Local Government/Teachers Pension scheme, Free on-site gym, Staff lounge, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

Closing Date: Monday 10th February 2020

 Interview Dates: 18th and 19th March 2020

This position is full time, all year round, however, HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Safeguarding

The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners.  It expects all staff to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

We are not using agencies to recruit to this position.

VP Facilities & Finance JD

Nursery Practitioner (temporary)

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary: Grade 2: £16,644.34 - £18,415.79 per annum Contract type: Temporary position to cover long term sickness up to end of March 2020

37 hours per week (worked in shift patterns to cover nursery hours, from 7.45am until 5.45pm), 52 weeks per year

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Nursery Practitioner to join our team at our outstanding nursery, Little Faces Nursery, situated in the grounds of South Downs College Campus.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate that they have a good knowledge of the EYFS and a passion for childcare and development, being able to use their own initiative to ensure that the children’s individual needs are met.  They must offer the best care and stimulation to ensure that each child reaches their full potential.  The candidate should also be flexible in their working and be a good team player.  They must have good communication and writing skills.

Applicants must hold a level 3 qualification in childcare, and it would be desirable to hold a current Paediatric First Aid certificate (training can be given).  They must also have good experience of working with ages 0-4.

Why work for Little Faces Nursery?

  • We are part of Havant and South Downs College, which gives you the following benefits:
  • 37 hour working week
  • 1 hour lunch
  • Basic 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and extra days over Christmas Period
  • LGPS pension scheme
  • Free Gym membership/access
  • Eligibility to apply for an NUS card, which gives lots of discounts!

This position is full time, all year round however, HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interviews:  To be confirmed

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Nursery Practitioner – Alton College – Bank staff

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary: £8.21 per hour Contract type: Hourly Paid

Various hours worked in shift patterns to cover nursery hours from 8.00am until 5.00pm as and when needed

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Nursery Practitioner to join our team at our outstanding nursery, situated in the grounds of Alton College.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate that they have a good knowledge of the EYFS and a passion for childcare and development, being able to use their own initiative to ensure that the children’s individual needs are met.  They must offer the best care and stimulation to ensure that each child reaches their full potential.  The candidate should also be flexible in their working and be a good team player.  They must have good communication and writing skills.

Applicants must hold a level 3 qualification in childcare, and it would be desirable to hold a current Paediatric First Aid certificate (training can be given).  They must also have good experience of working with ages 0-4.

The College offers excellent employee benefits including:

Free parking

Food outlets

Enhanced holidays over statutory minimum

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

 

Interviews:  tbc

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Nursery Practitioner – Alton College

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary: Grade 2: £16,398.36 fixed point (actual salary will be pro-rated - £6,574.68 for 17.5 hours) Contract type: Permanent

17.5 hours per week, increasing to 25.5 hours per week from April 2020 – (worked in shift patterns to cover nursery hours, from 8.00am until 5.00pm)

Term-time – 38 weeks per year

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Nursery Practitioner to join our team at our outstanding nursery, situated in the grounds of Alton College.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate that they have a good knowledge of the EYFS and a passion for childcare and development, being able to use their own initiative to ensure that the children’s individual needs are met.  They must offer the best care and stimulation to ensure that each child reaches their full potential.  The candidate should also be flexible in their working and be a good team player.  They must have good communication and writing skills.

Applicants must hold a level 3 qualification in childcare, and it would be desirable to hold a current Paediatric First Aid certificate (training can be given).  They must also have good experience of working with ages 0-4.

 

The College offers excellent employee benefits including:

Free parking

Food outlets

Enhanced holidays over statutory minimum

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

 

Interviews:  tbc

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Lecturer of Childcare and/or Health & Social Care - Maternity Cover

Closing date: 28/01/2020 Salary: Grade 5 - £29,178.90 - £35,463.12 depending on qualifications and experience Contract type: Temporary - maternity cover

Full Time and Part Time applications welcome

Starting February 2020 up to August 2020

 

HSDC is seeking an experienced teaching professional to deliver exceptional teaching and learning across the Childcare and Health & Social Care curriculum at their Alton Campus.

If you are passionate about education, and can inspire those around you, we’d love to hear from you. The successful candidate will co-ordinate designated study programme delivery activities for the College, including delivery of high quality teaching, responsibility for day to day operational issues, assessment & exams, ensuring a consistent approach is maintained. The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate students through outstanding teaching and learning that stretches and challenges students to be the best they can be. Lecturers should be passionate about their area of teaching and be enthusiastic about developing their students’ English, Maths and other employability skills. All of this will be underpinned by regular target setting and progress monitoring to ensure that all students reach successful outcomes.

You will undertake teaching duties in Childcare and Health & Social Care across Levels 2 & 3. Courses could include CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner; Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Health and Social Care and BTEC Extended Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning and Development

The successful candidate will be working towards or have relevant qualifications and work experience, ideally current, in the subject area. You will be an enthusiastic team member who is flexible and willing to work under pressure and have a desire for passing on skills, knowledge and vocational experience in a rewarding education environment. The post will also include course management responsibilities.

Childcare NVQ experience is desirable.

The successful candidate will be required to start on 24 February 2020.

Interview date: tbc

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Science Technician - Alton campus

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary:  Grade 2 Spine Point 7 (fixed point) - £18,415.79 (actual salary: £9,792.91) Contract type: Permanent

Term time only – 24.5 hours per week, 36 weeks per year

 

The College is seeking to appoint a technician for our busy Science area. Applicants should ideally have experience of working in a similar role within an educational setting.

 

Essential skills required are: relevant industrial/subject experience, working knowledge of A levels in science (any specialism is welcomed), Microsoft Office applications, including Word and PowerPoint, knowledge of COSHH Regulations and CLEAPSS is required,  time management skills, organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively, ability to communicate to a diverse range of people at all ages, verbally and in writing, ability to work alone and as part of a team, ability to solve problems and make decisions.

 

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

 

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

 

Interview date: tbc

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Educational Visits Coordinator

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary: Grade 4 Spine Point 15 (fixed point): £25,812.25 (pro-rata: £10,115.61) Contract type: Permanent

 14.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Havant and South Downs College are seeking to appoint a motivated and professional individual who has excellent interpersonal skills and strong analytical skills as an Educational Visits Co-ordinator. The postholder will be required to travel across all College sites (Alton, Havant and South Downs) as and when necessary.

In this role you will act as the College Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) authorising all trips, daily shuttles between campuses, day and residential, whilst being the focal point of contact for all trip related queries. You will also line manage College Minibus Drivers and co-ordinate MIDAS driver training and certification.

Applicants must have a good general education to include Maths and English to Grade C, or willingness to undertake and knowledge and understanding of IT packages to include Microsoft Excel and Word

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interview date: tbc

Educational Visits Coordinator

Animal Care Lecturer

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary: Grade 5: £29,616.58-£35,995.07 (depending on qualifications and experience) Contract type: Permanent

1 FTE

We are looking for an inspirational teacher to join the vibrant team at Havant and South Downs College. As a qualified Lecturer in Animal Care, you will work as a member of a team, ensuring that learners receive a high-quality learning experience and achieve success.  Applicants should possess an appropriate degree and have experience in teaching Animal Care to A Level students. You should also have excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. This is a great opportunity to pass on your skills and experience to others in a rewarding role.  Additional responsibilities will include the assessing and recording of student achievement and the management of progress and tutorial issues as required.

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. Young people need you! This position is for a bank l member of staff to cover staff absence and provide learners with the support they need to complete their assignments.

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interview Date: 29 January 2020

Animal Care Lecturer

Finance Administrator

Closing date: 26/01/2020 Salary: Grade 3 Spine Point 11 (fixed point): FTE £21,294.42 (actual salary £13,352.18) Contract type: Permanent

26 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

HSDC are seeking to appoint a motivated and professional individual to support the work of the College Finance team.  This role is predominantly based at the South Downs campus with some cover at the Havant campus.

The ideal candidate will ideally have role related experience and be a competent user of computerised accounting systems and Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.  You will have responsibility for reconciling the College’s takings daily as well as supporting with invoicing (both purchase and sales invoicing) and credit control duties.  You will deal with finance related queries from a range of stakeholders, so a friendly, helpful and ‘can-do’ attitude is essential.

Applicants must be qualified to at least level 2 (or equivalent) in Maths and English and hold an accountancy or bookkeeping qualification (or qualified by experience).

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interview date: tbc

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Senior Engineering Technicians - South Downs Campus

Closing date: 16/01/2020 Salary: Grade 3 Spinal Point 8 (fixed point): FTE £18,486.06 p.a. Contract type: Permanent

Senior Technician – Mechanical Engineering (1 FTE) & Electrical Engineering (1 FTE)

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

The College is seeking to appoint Senior Technicians in our busy engineering curriculum area.  Applicants should ideally be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (subject relevant).

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 candidates must be flexible in approach, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of learners and committed to student support.

Interview date: tbc

 

T Level Lecturer

Closing date: 16/01/2020 Salary: Full Time Equivalent Salary £29,178.90-£38,129.52 (pro rata) (actual salary: £14,589.45-£19,064.76) plus a market supplement £5,000.00 (pro rata) (actual MS: £2,500) Contract type: Permanent

T Level Lecturer: No Previous teaching experience required!

0.5 (part time): Permanent

Scale 5:

The next generation needs you!

Are you looking for a new and dynamic way to share your experience and industry knowledge to support the development of the next generation of working professionals in the digital industries?

We are recruiting to one new 0.5 posts, that will work within our existing team, to design and deliver a new and exciting curriculum.

  • Are you an industry professional with a minimum of three years’ experience in Digital, IT?
  • In the past 18 months have you worked in Digital, IT?
  • Would you like to hold a Level 5 Teaching Qualification and be fully funded and supported to achieve this?

We are looking specifically for industry professional whom have a background in:

  • Software development
  • Data Management
  • Programming
  • Networking and infrastructure
  • Enhanced CPD package for first year – to include fully funded initial teacher training

HSDC is looking for industry professionals to join our highly experienced, innovative and committed team of lecturers to design and deliver our new two-year, technical study programme, designed with employers to give young people the skills that industries need. (see job description for more information about T levels).

Why not come along to our gateway information session, aimed at industry professionals wanting to explore and understand more about FE on Tuesday 17th December 2019

at 17.30 – 19.00 at the South Downs Campus.

No need to book, but you can register an intertest or find out more by emailing anna.rowen@hsdc.ac.uk

For more information please see the job description.

Where successful applicants are from a relevant occupational specialism, an enhanced CPD package and fully funded teacher training will be provided. This will be a Level 5 Certificate in Education over two years. Successful recruits will have to enrol on their qualification by September 2020 and have completed by July 2022. For the first eight weeks, there will be eighteen hours per week of shadowing, and until the end of July 2020 there will be five hours per week of reduced workload to support your development. This vacancy is funded as part of the Department for Education’s Taking Teaching Further programme managed by the Education and Training Foundation.

Interview date: 16 January 2020

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Job Description T Level Lecturer

Systems Developer

Closing date: 28/01/2020 Salary: Grade 5 Spine Point 22 (fixed point) - £33,211.78 Contract type: Permanent

Full Time: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

 

HSDC is looking to recruit a self-motivated and technically minded individual to the role of Systems Developer based predominantly at the South Downs Campus.

The successful candidate will have a programming background with strong IT skills and a willingness to drive improvements to systems and reporting. Experience and knowledge of SQL, report writing, .NET programming languages would be desirable.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding on how information systems are used around the College by academic and business departments, and the information needs of users.
  • To have a strong customer service focus and commitment to delivering exemplary professional customer experience and satisfaction.
  • Design, develop and support new and existing Reporting and Business Intelligence solutions, providing accurate and timely information to meet the changing needs of the business.
  • Apply a diligent, pro-active approach to documentation and quality assurance.
  • Provide support and maintenance on current College software to ensure stability.

This position is full time, all year round, however, HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interview date: tbc

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Work Experience Mentor

Closing date: 19/01/2020 Salary: Grade 3 Spine Point 11 (fixed point) £20,979.72 FTE (actual salary: £11,384.01) Contract type: Permanent

 22.5 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

HSDC is seeking to appoint a motivated and professional individual as a Work Experience Mentor. This post will be based at the South Downs Campus, but the successful candidate will be expected to work across all three campuses (South Downs, Havant and Alton). We are looking for someone who has a clear understanding of the priorities of Work Experience in the FE sector and the growth in the requirement of this area. The successful candidate should also have knowledge of overall college provision proven data entry experience and proficiency in the use of IT systems.

The ideal candidate will have total commitment to the College’s vision, mission and values, be able to work both independently and as part of a team and have a proactive and creative approach to sourcing placements

Applicants must be qualified to at least a Level 2 in English and Maths, as well as excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interview date: tbc

WEx Mentor JD

Personal Tutor - Engineering

Closing date: 19/01/2020 Salary: Grade 3, SP 11 - £20,979.72 FTE (Actual salary - £10,489.86) - fixed point salary Contract type: Fixed term until 31 July 2020

Personal Tutor – Engineering (South Downs Campus)

9 hours per week

Havant and South Downs College (South Downs Campus) is seeking to appoint a highly committed and motivated Personal Tutor with a passion for helping students achieve success in their studies in Engineering.

The successful candidate will carry out a variety of tasks, including one to one and group tutorials with students, monitor and review students’ attendance and achievement, as well as work with the team to deliver activities and initiatives.

As part of the role you will also need to be confident in the application of the student capability and disciplinary procedure and making referrals relating to students’ health & well-being.

You must have the skills and enthusiasm to support students, as well as to work in partnership with teachers and parents to enable them to achieve their goals.

 

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Engineering Technician – Alton Campus

Closing date: 19/01/2020 Salary: Grade 2 Spinal Point 5 (fixed point): FTE £16,398.36 (actual salary: £8,453.17) Contract type: Fixed term until 22 May 2020

22.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

The College is seeking to appoint an Engineering Technician in our busy engineering curriculum area. Applicants should ideally be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (subject relevant).

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 candidates must be flexible in approach, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of learners and committed to student support.

HSDC is proud to support flexible working opportunities and therefore applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interview date: tbc

Engineering Technician JD

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