Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding Specialist College offering life-changing learning opportunities to young people and adults. We have seven vibrant College Centres across London and Surrey where committed, specialist teams deliver a range of programmes to meet the needs of our students.

The College is a busy, vibrant place to work, where our committed workforce is dedicated to empowering and enabling students to achieve.

If you are interested in joining Orchard Hill College but do not see a vacancy that you feel is right for you, please still get in touch so we are able to keep your details for future opportunities. Please email us on to register your interest.

Orchard Hill College is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 12 Academies and seven College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex. Click here to view all vacancies across OHC&AT.

OHC&AT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Available Jobs

Head of College (£83,341 - £91,697 per annum, Leadership Group L30 – L34)

Location: Across all Colleges Hours: Full time

We are looking for an inspirational Head of College, committed to the highest achievement for all, to ensure success for our students.  This is an exciting opportunity at a time when the College and its partners are expanding.

You will be responsible for Strategic leadership and management, optimisation of the contribution of all staff to ensure excellent quality of education and learning to improve outcomes and promote wellbeing.

You will also be responsible for Planning, managing and monitoring the curriculum within the agreed budget, setting appropriate priorities for expenditure, allocating funds and ensuring effective administration and control.

Closing Date: 10/10/2018

Family Support Assistant (£18,030 - £21,809 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £20,667 – £24,999 per annum))

Location: Quadrant House, Sutton, SM2 5AS Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time plus 2 weeks

We are currently seeking a Family Support Assistant to join our dynamic and committed staff team. You will be responsible for family liaison, which will include initial contact with students, parents and carers and will be maintained throughout their time at College/Academy School through to their identified progression route.

You will be based at our offices at Quadrant House in Sutton, however may often be required to work across other locations where required.

Closing Date: 28/09/2018

Learning Support Assistant (FTE: £19,755 - £20,472 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance, Actual Salary: £16,413 - £17,009)

Location: Beaconsfield, New Malden Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only


Beaconsfield are looking for an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to provide support to the lecturing staff in providing educational activities for adults with special needs.




Closing Date: 27/09/2018

Senior Human Resources Adviser (Scale PO2, pro-rata £20,960 - £22,666 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance; (FTE: £33,282 - £35,991 per annum))

Location: Uxbridge, Hillingdon & Slough Area Hours: Part Time, 25 hours per week, Term Time plus 3 weeks (39 weeks per year)

Our students are at the heart of what we do, and this is reflected in the way the HR team works. The HR team is based in Sutton but this post will be based in Uxbridge, Hillingdon and Slough Area in order to support this hubs client group.  There is an expectation that you will travel across the Trust as required.

Closing Date: 26/09/2018

Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
Ofsted Report

Latest News

New DigiCafe opening at the Riverside Centre in Carshalton

A great new initiative from our Digital School is launching at the Riverside Centre on 26 September 2018. Every Wednesday (during term-time) from 11.30am – 1.30pm, you will be able to pop into the DigiCafe for coffee and a slice …

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OHC&AT Film Festival 2018

During the last academic year our Digital School worked closely with students to produce a series of short films. They were guided through the entire creative process of film making from choosing a film genre and coming up with the “big idea” to …

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Prudential RideLondon 100

Ride London took place at the weekend and Orchard Hill College were proud to have six riders taking part on our behalf. Despite the weather taking a turn for the worst, our riders did brilliantly and powered through the rain …

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Outstanding Achievement Awards

Another highly successful year has flown by for our College students, and as our leavers get ready to move onto the next exciting stage of their lives, it seemed only fitting to celebrate their incredible achievements. We had the pleasure …

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