Working at Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College 

Richmond Adult and Community College and Hillcroft College have announced their intentions to merge, it is proposed that the merger will take effect from midnight on the 30th September 2017.

This merger offers an exciting opportunity to combine the expertise of the two colleges in providing an outstanding range of innovative courses and learner support services. It provides a platform from which we can grow and flourish. It enables the colleges to become financially sustainable and thus better able to protect and develop provision to meet the needs of our learner groups. The colleges will retain their distinctive appeal and protect the nature of the curriculum offers.

The merger is a natural progression from the existing federation agreement between the two colleges and will build on the relationships and joint working already in place.

Please be advised that successful applicants who start employment prior to the merger date will have their employment transferred to the merged institution to be renamed Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College from the midnight on the 30th September. Any successful applicants who start employment after the proposed merger date will commence employment directly with merged College.

At RHACC we understand the importance of not only recruiting the right staff but also developing and retaining our existing employees to ensure the College is able to continue to be a center of excellence for Adult Education. We are in a prime location in the heart of Richmond and are easily accessible by both underground and over ground train services as well as major bus routes.

In recognition of the importance of our staff, we have developed a range of staff benefits which include enhanced annual leave and a free leisure course each year. Click here to find out more on our staff benefits.

We are committed to the promotion of equality and diversity not only in our day to day work but also our recruitment process and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates regardless of their background, ability or beliefs. In recognition of our commitment we hold the Investors in Diversity as well as Jobcentreplus' Two Ticks accreditation. To find out more about our commitment to Equality and Diversity, you can view our E&D Policy.

To make our recruitment process even easier, we have developed an online portal for candidates. By registering your details you can apply for any of our vacancies, at any time, without the need to re-enter your details for each application. You can also sign-up for job alerts making sure you never miss out on the opportunity to apply for that job you’ve been waiting for.

Click here for further information on our current vacancies and to register for job alerts for future vacancies.

Safeguarding & wellbeing of students and staff

Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of students and staff. This process begins with our safer recruitment process which involves using the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for enhanced clearance checks for all staff, seeking references from previous employers, confirming identity of all appointees and checking that they have a right to work in the UK.

Equality and Diversity

Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College is committed to the promotion of equality and diversity and as part of this seeks to ensure the fair treatment of applicants for roles at the College. The College has achieved the Positive about Disabled People standard and will guarantee an interview for any disabled candidate who meets the minimum criteria for the job.


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