Job Vacancies

Petroc is one of the leading education providers in the South West, delivering a wide-ranging further and higher education curriculum throughout Devon and beyond.

We are one of the largest employers in the area, with approximately 800 members of staff supporting an annual cohort of over 10,000 learners, ranging in age from 14 to 80+ years! This figure includes apprentices and A-level, vocational and degree students studying both on site and in the workplace, and also the learners benefitting from our distance learning programmes. We pride ourselves on our forward-thinking, passionate and highly-skilled staff who make Petroc a vibrant, inspirational and exciting place to work and study.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer, always selecting staff on the basis of ability and the requirements of the post, detailed in the Person Specification. 

Petroc is central to the economic, social and cultural needs of our surrounding communities and we work closely with local employers to shape our curriculum to ensure we are meeting local training demands. Over the past five years we have secured over £20 million of investment to transform large parts of our campuses to create bespoke, innovative and inspiring learning and working environments for our students, staff and visitors.

Information for Applications

To apply for any of the positions advertised below, please follow the links below:

Application Form

The application form should be completed in full. Please demonstrate on your application form how you meet the requirements listed on the Person Specification. Curriculum vitaes are not accepted.  Please note - the Petroc Application Form is standard for all of our vacancies.

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After you have completed your application, please return all forms to staffrecruitment@petroc.ac.uk.

Our Current Vacancies

Principal & Chief Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead Petroc into the next decade. Our Principal and CEO is retiring after 8 successful years.

It’s a thrilling time to join Petroc… Rated as the best college in the country 2018*, Petroc is committed to driving forward educational success in further and higher education. We are extremely passionate about raising the aspirations, knowledge, innovation and skills of individuals, communities and businesses in Devon and beyond.

*Ranked no 1 in NICDEX league table, published by FE Week

From stunning scenery to cutting edge technology, Devon, has so much to give. Positioned in the south west of the UK, Devon covers an area of 2,590 square miles and is bordered by Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.  Its popularity lies predominantly in the beauty of its countryside and coastlines, which offer an enhanced quality of life.

Year after year our students produce exceptional, record-breaking results and progress onto the country’s leading universities, further training or employment.

We have three campuses in North Devon and Mid Devon, and are proud to offer an exceptional range of curriculum with provision ranging through further education to higher education including A-levels, apprenticeships, vocational training, degrees and professional programmes both full and part time, and including a wide range of recreational and short courses. We are committed to serving our whole community and live by our values of: Professional, Trusted, Ambitious and Inclusive.

The College has a strategically significant campus in Tiverton, which will require regular travel and on-site presence from the Principal & CEO.

We are seeking a strong leader; one who is visible and aspirational. Our new Principal and CEO will have a track record of success as a further education leader. We seek someone who is values driven, innovative, forward thinking with an emphasis on curriculum, quality and learners. We are looking for an inspirational leader, someone who is business and community focussed and someone who will continue to inspire staff and students alike and take Petroc from being Ofsted ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.

Petroc remains in good financial health, despite the reduction in real-terms funding for the FE sector from the Government.

If you would like an informal chat with the Governance Advisor, Jane Barton, please contact 01271 852456.

To apply, please complete an application form on the link above.  Please note it is not College policy to accept CV’s.

 

Location: Barnstaple, Devon

Salary: Competitive

Relocation package

Hours of work: Full time

Contract type:  Permanent

Closes on:  Midday 8 March 2019

Assessment Centre:  27 & 28 March 2019

Our Successes:

  • Number One College 2018 in the FE Week NICDEX league table
  • Petroc in top 20% in country based on value added (ALPs) (based on 3 year trend data to 2017/18)
  • ‘Good’ Ofsted December 2015
  • Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver
  • AoC Beacon Award: commended 2018-19
  • STEM Assured
  • ‘Good’ financial health
  • Matrix
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Dying to Work Charter

Benefits:

  • 39 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package
  • On-site parking
  • Comprehensive staff benefits scheme

Download a Petroc Financial Statement 31 July 2018

Download Ofsted report - full 2012

Download Petroc Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Download Annual Review 2017

Download Petroc Management Organisation Chart - February 2019

Download Petroc Ofsted report - short 2015

Download Principal and Chief Executive Job Description

GOVERNOR

We are seeking a committed individual who shares our vision for high standards in further and higher education to join our Governing Body.  We especially wish to recruit an individual who is a qualified accountant, one who values the work that we do for young people and adults.

The College Governor role is voluntary.  If you are interested in this opportunity, you can obtain an information pack by emailing our Human Resources team, or by calling 01271 338210.  For an informal discussion, please contact Jane Barton on 01271 852451. 

 

NURSING LECTURER OPPORTUNITIES

Through a collaborative partnership with the University of Bolton, we are looking to deliver Nursing Degrees in the North Devon area.  A number of nursing lecturing vacancies are available which will be based at the North Devon District Hospital and the Petroc North Devon Campus in Barnstaple, contracted through the University of Bolton.

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Lecturer in Nursing

Variable hours lecturers in Nursing

For further information about any of these vacancies please visit:

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/places/professional-services/hr/vacancies-2-2-2/ 

 

FOOD AND DRINK (Manufacturing) Lecturer / Assessor

Our Mid Devon Campus (Tiverton) has an exciting opportunity to join their supportive team in growing and developing the apprenticeship area to deliver Food Manufacturing.  This role is new to the campus and the hours / days of work are negotiable for the right candidate.  For an initial discussion please contact Nicola Saintey on 01271 338030 or email Nicola.saintey@petroc.ac.uk

 

SCIENCE LECTURER (Chemistry focus)

Job Location:

Mid Devon Campus (Tiverton)

Hours

37 hours x 52 weeks

Rate of pay:

£25,756 - £33,890 per annum

Closing Date:

3rd March 2019

Download a job description

 

ADMINISTRATOR - SHORT COURSES

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

37 hours x 52 weeks

Rate of pay:

£16,888 - £18,017 per annum

Closing Date:

3rd March 2019

 Download a job description

 

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT - DISTANCE LEARNING

Part Time and Temporary until 31st August 2019

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

22.2 hours x 52 weeks

Rate of pay:

£9,063 - £9,964.20 (FTE £15,105 - £16,607) per annum

Closing Date:

3rd March2019

Download a job description

 

EXAMS ACCESS CO-ORDINATOR & ASSESSOR

TEMPORARY UP TO 1ST JULY 2019

Job Location: North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)
Additional notes

We are looking to recruit an individual who can deliver and contribute to the development of high quality assessments and student support based witihin the ALS Team.

For further information on this vacancy please contact Mim White at mim.white@petroc.ac.uk

Hours:

Rate of pay:

Variable

£20.20 per hour plus holiday pay

Closing Date:

18th February 2019

 

LECTURERS IN FOUNDATION MATHS AND ENGLISH

Part Time, Hourly Paid

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

Variable

Rate of pay:

£20.20 per hour plus £3.29 per hour holiday pay

Closing Date:

20th February 2019

 

PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR

Full Time and Temporary until 31st December 2019

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

37 hours x 52 weeks

Rate of pay:

£15,869 - £18,017 per annum

Closing Date:

20th February 2019

Download a job description

 

PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR COORDINATOR

Full Time and Temporary until 31st December 2019

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

37 hours x 52 weeks

Rate of pay:

£18,348 - £20,435 per annum

Closing Date:

20th February 2019

Download a job description

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Full Time and Temporary until 31st December 2019

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

37 hours x 52 weeks

Rate of pay:

£20,967 - £22,913 per annum

Closing Date:

20th February 2019

Download a job description

 

NCS TEAM LEADER

4 week contracts and 8 week contracts available from 24th June to 23rd August 2019

Job Location:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Hours

Variable

Rate of pay:

£8.75 to £9.33 per hour (£16,888 - £18,017 FTE)

Closing Date:

11th March 2019

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LIGHTING OPERATOR EVENT TECHNICIAN

Casual

Job Location:

The Factory, Brannams Campus, Barnstaple

Hours

Variable

Rate of pay:

£9.29 per hour + holiday pay

Closing Date:

26th February 2019

Download a job description

BAR STAFF

Casual

Job Location:

The Factory, Brannams Campus, Barnstaple

Hours

Variable

Rate of pay:

To be discussed at interview

Closing Date:

26th February 2019

Download a job description

EARLY MORNING CLEANERS

Job Locations:

North Devon Campus (Barnstaple)

Salary:

Salary: £4,087 per annum (£15,105 FTE)

£9.08 per hour including holiday pay

Hours: 

Hours: 12.5 hours per week x 36 weeks to be worked over a 52 week period

 Barnstaple  6.15am – 8.45am Monday-Friday

Additional Information

Download a job description

 

Download an application form

If you have any questions please email staffrecruitment@petroc.ac.uk

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