Current Vacancies

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Guidance for applicants

Working at BHASVIC

Staff Code of Conduct

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Policy

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Criminal Background Self-Disclosure Form

 

BHASVIC is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore shortlisted candidates must complete a full College application form, may be subject to online searches and are required to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Furthermore there is a requirement for all successful candidates to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure (DBS) in addition to referencing and qualification checks.  

Job Application

Please download PART 1 and PART 2 of the application form below. Please upload both parts when applying for a vacancy. Please use ONLY your initials 'ABC' in PART 2. Part 1 will be separated and only part 2 (Application form, Personal statement & Cover letter) will be used in the shortlisting process. You can find more information in how to complete the job application in the link above 'Guidance for applicants'. Please read this document before completing the job application. 

Job Application - PART 1 Job Application - PART 2

EVENING CLEANER 

Permanent, Part Time (20 hours per week) 

Required to start as soon as possible  

We have a permanent and part-time vacancy within the Evening Cleaner Team in our Estates’ Department. The working hours are from 4pm until 8pm Monday to Friday.  

We would also consider applications for individuals wishing to work less than 20 hours per week (with a minimum of two days per week). Please indicate in your cover letter your availability and days of the week you will be willing to work. 

The pro-rata salary for this post is £12,059 per annum (if you work 20 hours per week). This is based on spine point 3 within Grade 1 of the support Staff pay spine for which the current full time salary is £22,312 per annum. This salary will rise to £22,736 per annum for a full-time post within 1 year of service, subject to satisfactory performance. 

The annual holiday entitlement is 24 days per annum. This entitlement rises to 29 days after five years’ service. This annual leave entitlement will be pro-rata if you work part-time.   

For more information and how to apply please see the Job Details

Please submit your application ASAP as applications will be reviewed and interviews arranged, as and when applications are received.    

Interviews will include a paid trial evening cleaning shift (4 hours) at the College. This will give you the opportunity to experience a normal day of work at the college. 

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TEACHER OF BIOLOGY

Required from 1 September 2024

Full time (potential for part time, minimum 0.8 FTE)

Fixed term Maternity Cover for one year until 31 August 2025 or the return of the postholder if earlier.

We are seeking to appoint a teacher of Biology to join this thriving and successful department. As a college we are ambitious for our students and seek to appoint staff who can bring the right blend of flexibility, commitment, energy and vision. There may be an opportunity to teach Environmental Science alongside Biology for candidates who have an interest in this area. It is also a possibility that some tutoring would be included. We welcome applications from teachers with ideas, enthusiasm and strong teaching ability, who can work within the diverse demands of the department whilst maintaining its recognised strengths and attributes. The BHASVIC Corporation has adopted the conditions of service and salary scales applicable to sixth form colleges. The current full-time salary range for qualified teachers is £30,500 to £47,133 per annum (depending upon experience). 

Please submit your application ASAP as applications will be reviewed and interviews arranged, as and when applications are received.    

For applicants who are invited to interview there will be ample opportunity to learn more about our provision and needs through discussions with staff.

For more information about this role and how to apply please check the job details. 

 

 

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LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS (2 POSTS AVAILABLE) 

Required to start on 1 September 2024 

2 X Permanent posts available as below: 

POST 1: Full time post working 37 hours per week, Term Time Only (TTO) 

POST 2: Part time post working 14 hours per week, Term Time Only (TTO) 

At BHASVIC we have a wonderful, collaborative working environment. We are one of the top-performing colleges in the country, situated in the cosmopolitan seaside city of Brighton & Hove. As a successful and thriving Sixth Form College with around 3,500 students and 350 staff we offer a good working environment and a busy yet informal atmosphere. Whatever the varying roles of staff, we all work towards the College’s aim of bringing out the best in our students by providing a high-quality learning experience in a supportive and stimulating environment.  

We are looking to appoint two Learning Support Assistants (LSA) to join the college’s Additional Learning Support Department. You will be required to support students in a range of subjects at A level or BTEC Level 3, as well as some students who are resitting their Maths or English GCSE. 

Both posts are permanent, term-term time only, working 39 weeks per year (plus 1 day to be worked during the holidays). Please let us know which post you are applying for when submitting your application.  

Pay, pensions and safeguarding 

POST 1: If you apply for the full-time post, the pro rata starting salary will be £24,944 per annum (working 39 weeks per year) and includes 5.2 weeks of holiday pay.  

POST 2: If you apply for the part time post, the pro rata starting salary will be £9,438 per annum (working 39 weeks per year) and includes 5.2 weeks of holiday pay.  

Both posts are based on spine point 15 within grade 5 of the support staff pay spine for which the current full-time salary is £29,346 per annum (working 52 weeks per year). 

 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am Monday 24 June 2024 

Interviews will take place on Monday 1 July 2024 

For applicants who are invited to interview there will be ample opportunity to learn more about our provision and needs through discussions with staff. 

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CENTRE OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATOR (Student Services)

Permanent, Part Time (20 hours per week, term time only)

Required to start 29 August 2024 

We are looking for an enthusiastic team-player, with good customer service and administrative skills and an empathy for young people to work as part of our Student Services Centre Operations team. This is a permanent position, working 20 hours a week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 1 day pro rata to be worked in the holidays). The start and finishing times are from 11am until 3pm Monday to Friday. 

The pro rata salary for this post is £11,030 per annum, which includes 5.2 weeks of holiday pay. This is based on spine point 8 within grade 3 of the support staff pay spine for which the current full-time salary is £24,010 per annum. The full time salary will rise to £28,549 per annum over three years, subject to satisfactory performance. Holiday entitlement is 24 days per annum. This entitlement rises to 29 days after five years’ service. The entitlement will be pro-rated.  

The Student Services Department
BHASVIC Student Services Centre is a busy hub which supports a range of student provision for example, counselling, careers, events & enrichment as well as bursary & financial support. It is also the central location for all tutorial activity, with tutor groups and pastoral one-to-ones running throughout the day. The Centre Operations Team is housed on the ground floor of Student Services Centre and manages the reception and ground floor offices within student services offering the first point of information and contact for students, tutors and parents/carers. We also provide administrative support for key teams within the Student Support, Guidance and Student Experience departments. The team comprises a full time, full year Centre Operations Manager & Assistant together with three part time staff and includes support for the Vice Principal in charge of Student Services.  

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 1 July 2024 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 9 July 2024  

You can find more information about this role, including job description and person specification, in the Job Details. 

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EDUCATIONAL TRIPS ADMINISTRATOR/CURRICULUM ASSISTANT

Required to start no later than Tuesday 27 August 2024

Permanent and Full- time, 37 hours per week, Term Time Only (TTO)
 
We have a vacancy in our General Office team for a permanent and full-time Educational Trips Administrator/Curriculum Assistant. The key function of this post will be to provide clerical and administrative support to Heads of Department within specified curriculum areas, educational trips administration and administrative support for Adult Evening Languages. There may also be some requirement to provide a similar service to specified support areas and there will be other administrative work within the General Office.   
 
Within the General Office team there are five Curriculum Admin Support staff. Curriculum Admin Support staff are mostly office based but also work within the curriculum areas of the College. The College has a good staff development programme to enable staff to develop their skills to suit the post, both on induction and as the needs of the College evolve. 

This is a permanent position, working 37 hours per week, and 40 weeks per year (term time plus 6 days pro rata). We are looking for someone who can work across the week, Monday to Friday, and the start and finishing times are to be agreed with the line manager. However, it will be required to work one day until 6:30pm, preferably on Wednesday. 

The pro rata salary for this post is £22,684 per annum, which includes 5.2 weeks of holiday pay. This is based on spine point 11 within grade 4 of the support staff pay spine for which the current full-time salary is £26,097 per annum. This full-time salary will rise to £28,549 per annum over four years, subject to satisfactory performance. This will be pro-rated. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am Thursday 27 June 2024

Interviews will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024

For more details about this role, including job description and person specification, please check the job details. 

 

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EVENING LANGUAGE TUTORS – various languages

Required to start at the end of September 2024

We are seeking to appoint tutors of Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese (European), Spanish and Swedish to join our team of Evening Language Tutors who have the ability to build on our existing high reputation.

Our part-time evening courses will run from the end of September / October 2024 until June 2025 and there is a possibility of teaching between one and four evenings (Monday to Thursday, class times 6.30pm to 8.00pm) subject to student numbers. We also open additional courses in January and April so there might be an opportunity to take on more teaching in the future.

Adult Evening Languages Provision

The department offers a wide range of non-accredited courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish, ranging from holiday beginner level through to advanced level.

The Head of Faculty is responsible for leading the Adult Language provision, with support from the full time Evening Language Courses Manager. The Manager oversees the operational running of the provision, including enrolments and on-course administration and ensures that satisfaction surveys are carried out. The Manager also has responsibility for liaising with students and tutors and ensures the day to day running of the provision. All classrooms are equipped with Smartboard interactive whiteboards with speakers and laptops are also provided for the tutors for the use in lessons.

When a course becomes available, the successful applicant will be offered a fixed term contract for the duration of the course. The current salary is £27.98 per hour. Your hourly rate is paid only for actual hours worked but takes into account such additional time that may be needed to enable you to discharge your duties effectively, including lesson preparation, schemes of work, marking, keeping records and assessment. You are also entitled to 5.6 weeks of holiday pay (pro rata based on the duration of your fixed term contract). This will be calculated based on your average hours worked per week and will be paid to you as a lump sum at the end of the contract. This will be shown on your payslip as holiday pay. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am Monday 8 July 2024 

Interviews will take place on Monday 15 July 2024

For more information about these roles, including job description and person specification, please check the Job Details. 

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SPANISH LANGUAGE ASSISTANT

Required to start 1 September 2024

Fixed Term , Part-Time (10-12  hours per week, TBC after student enrolment), Term-Time only (36 weeks per year).

We have a fixed term vacancy for a Language Assistant to join the Languages and Culture Department. You will be a fluent native speaker or be a completely fluent non-native speaker who is keen to help students develop their oral skills and confidence in Spanish and to help prepare them for their oral examination. 

As a college, we are ambitious for our students, and we are seeking to appoint staff who can bring the right blend of flexibility, commitment and energy to the post. The successful applicant will be placed on a part time, term time only contract, for between 10-12 hours per week (depending upon the number of students next year). Ideally these hours would be worked over 2-3 days. There is a degree of flexibility with which days.

The post will be worked across 36 weeks per year (during term time, the exact weeks to be agreed). The exact timetable will be determined by the Head of Department however please note that your weekly hours are based on an average over the 36 weeks and will vary from time to time.  In particular, between the middle of April and the middle of May, your services may be required on different days and times and may be more days than in your normal timetable.

The Languages and Culture Department

The department offers A-level French, German and Spanish and also the same languages as non-certified introductory courses.  Results in all courses are consistently strong. All students are supported with a thorough induction programme and a strong course structure with clear target setting for individual learners.  Focussed guidance on progression into Higher Education has led to a growing number of students opting to continue with languages after finishing at BHASVIC.

We provide an established programme of independent learning supported by a fully resourced language centre.  Our aim is to develop the knowledge, skills and experience of all of our students in a stimulating and varied learning environment.  We look to exploit diverse teaching and learning methods within the department so that all students can access the understanding and knowledge needed to prepare them effectively for examination and beyond.  We believe that students should have access to a wide variety of learning experiences to stimulate and fire their interest.

The pro rata salary for this post will range between £6,282 per annum (for 10 hours, FTE 0.4348) up to £7,538 per annum (for 12 hours, FTE 0.5217) and includes 5.2 weeks of holiday pay. This salary is based on spine point 15 within grade 5 of the support staff pay spine for which the current full-time salary is £29,346 per annum, rising to £32,259 per annum over four years subject to satisfactory performance.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am on Wednesday 3 July 2024

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9 July 2024

For more information about this role, including job description and person specification, please check the Job Details. 

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