Newbattle Abbey College Available vacancies at the college are listed below.


Principal and Chief Executive

The Board of Directors of Newbattle Abbey College is seeking an outstanding individual to become the new Principal and Chief Executive. The current post holder is retiring, and this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead the college, and build on the successful work of the existing Principal.

The Board is looking for an inspirational leader, with the academic knowledge and ability to build relationships and represent the college at an international, national and local level. We have significant ambitions for the future, and the new Principal will have the strategic vision and leadership skills to take the college forward to the next stage of its development.

As a small national specialist college, the Principal needs to have a flexible and hands-on approach to the role. An aptitude for business is essential, with an ability to develop opportunities for income generation.

Please contact Joyce Clark, in the first instance, if you need to discuss any aspect of the role – by e-mail JoyceClark@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk or telephone 0131 663 1921.

Job Description & Person Specification  
Salary In the region of £65,000 – £70,000
Closing date Monday 6 September 2021
Interviews To be held by arrangement with candidates
Job description & specification Please download

Hospitality Assistant (20 hours per week)

This is an interesting and varied role providing high levels of customer service in a unique heritage property, operated as a residential college, event venue and visitor attraction. Our residency is home to our own students and also to visiting students throughout the year. We also host corporate companies who want to hold meetings and conferences in one of our amazing rooms, and it is a fantastic venue for a wedding. The building dates back to the 16th century and has an interesting history making it a destination for visitors. Hospitality and catering plays an important role, and we are looking for a keen and enthusiastic Hospitality Assistant to join our catering team. Previous experience in a hotel or food service environment is an advantage, but what matters most is taking pride in what you do and a willingness to learn. The role is for 20 hours per week, 45 days holiday pro rata, a uniform is provided, and you will work four days out of seven.

Job Description & Person Specification  
Salary £9.71 per hour
Closing date Monday 30 August 2021
Interviews To be held by arrangement with candidates
Job description and specification Please download

Support for Learning Assistant (20 hours per week)

Newbattle Abbey College welcomes a diverse range of students. Many of these students have additional support needs. We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work with our Learning & Teaching team to provide effective support for these students. The post holder will report to our Curriculum Manager, and work with our Support for Learning Tutor. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced tutor or teacher who is enthusiastic and committed to helping our students with additional support needs.

If the above is of interest to you, this role is part-time for 20 hours a week worked over Wednesday – Friday and for the academic year September – June. We offer 45 days holiday pro rata, a generous pension scheme, and a starting salary of £25,000 pro rata.

Please contact Pauline King, in the first instance, if you need to discuss any aspect of the role – by e-mail paulineking@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk or telephone 0131 663 1921.

Job Description & Person Specification  
Salary £25,000 pro rata
Closing date Monday 23 August 2021
Interviews To be held by arrangement with candidates
Job description and specification Please download


FOR ALL POSITIONS:

Please download, complete and return the following forms when applying:

Completed forms should be returned to Joyce Clark, Newbattle Abbey College, Newbattle Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3LL. Or email to joyceclark@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk


Newbattle Abbey College is committed to the pursuit of equality of opportunity, promoting diversity and challenging discrimination.

No CVs (personal or agency) accepted. Method of applying is by fully completed application form.