Guidance Notes

Please use the following guidance notes to help you when making your application.


Searching for jobs:


Please click 'Job Search' to return to the search page. By using the drop down menus you can search for jobs in the following ways:

  • By Reference, type this specific number into the Ref text box and you'll be taken to that vacancy;
  • By Location, to see jobs at all of our campuses;
  • By Job category, to view jobs in a particular job grouping;
  • By Key word search, to search for key words in the job description;


Job vacancy email alerts:

If you’d like to be notified of future vacancies you can set up an email alert.


Making your application:

You should make your job application via this website. If you experience any difficulty with this, or if you’ve a disability that makes it difficult for you to apply online, please contact our HR Operations Team at or by calling 01245 684900.


To make an application you’ll need to complete all sections listed on the summary page.


You can save a partly completed application and come back to it later - please remember to complete and submit your application by the closing date.


All mandatory fields are marked with a red star. Each section has a 'Tick here to mark this section as completed'. You must complete all of the sections before you’ll be able to submit your application. A tick will appear next to each section as you complete it.


Once you've completed all sections, a 'Submit here' button will appear allowing you to submit your application form.

Your application will be assessed against the criteria set out in the person specification for the role.


Please make sure you read the job description and person specification carefully before submitting your application and outline in your personal statement how you meet the essential and, where possible, the desirable criteria.


If you'd like to withdraw your application at any point please log in and click withdraw on the summary page or Contact us


What happens next?


We’ll send you an email to let you know that we've received your application.


We’ll then notify you via email, as soon as possible after the closing date, if you’ve been successful or unsuccessful in proceeding to the next stage.