A beacon of educational excellence – Southend Adult Community College transforms lives through learning.

Thank you for considering working with us, from teaching to support roles, we offer a variety of employment opportunities with fantastic progression routes in our campuses based in and around the borough of Southend on Sea. You can search job vacancies below, we also post our jobs on Southend Learning Network and other recruitment sites.

Find out more about applying for a job with us, or if you require assistance with your application please contact our HR team at HR@southend-adult.ac.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

Take a look at our Why work at SACC page to find out more about Staff benefits and our values.

Please see below a list of our current vacancies:

Please see vacancies below:

Job Title: Health & Social Care Tutor

Hours: Part-time 18.5 x 52 (Can be combined with Childcare Tutor for full-time post)

Salary: AE 1-6; £27,103 – £34,375 per annum pro rata (depending on qualifications and contracted courses)

Job Description:

Southend Adult Community College is the home of learning, where everyone achieves their full potential. We have an exciting opportunity for a Health and Social Care Tutor to join our Study Programme and Vocational team.

The purpose of this role is to teach and engage with our learners, in order to give them the skills they need to have a better and brighter future. To do this successfully you will:

  • Be passionate and experienced at delivering high quality teaching in the subject from level 1 – level 3
  • Have the relevant industry qualifications at Level 4 or higher
  • Have previous experience of curriculum delivery and a track record of successful learner outcomes
  • Have a Diploma in Education and Training at Level 3, or equivalent (or be willing to obtain this within 3 years)

Successful applicants will have experience developing the skills of 16-19 year olds in addition to adults who may have additional needs. We are looking for someone who can add value to our team, with strong interpersonal skills and technical ability to teach at level 1 and potentially up to level 5, for progression route purposes.

We offer excellent support, training, and mentoring to all new members of staff.

Southend Adult Community college welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or faith.

The college 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 and that students and staff can study and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying.

Southend Adult Community College is committed to ensuring that all learners, apprentices, and staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe in college, in the community, and in the workplace.  We ensure our College community promotes a safe place to work and learn and we will put appropriate measures in place to safeguard learners and apprentices in the context of our geographical areas. This includes our duty under PREVENT to protect learners from radicalisation.

This role is involved in regulated activity with children and or vulnerable adults. This role will require an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

To apply for this vacancy send your CV and application form demonstrating how your skills and experience meet our values for this role. Please submit your application to HR@southend-adult.ac.uk

For the job advert please click here

For an application form please click here


Job Title: Childcare Tutor

Hours: Part-time 18.5 x 52 (can be combined with HSC Tutor for full-time post)

Salary: AE 1-6; £27,103 – £34,375 per annum pro rata (depending on qualifications and contracted courses)

Job Description:

Southend Adult Community College is the home of learning, where everyone achieves their full potential. We have an exciting opportunity for a Childcare Tutor to join our Study Programme and Vocational team.

The purpose of this role is to teach and engage with our learners, in order to give them the skills they need to have a better and brighter future. To do this successfully you will:

  • Be passionate and experienced at delivering high-quality teaching in the subject from level 1 – level 3
  • Have the relevant industry qualifications at Level 4 or higher
  • Have previous experience of curriculum delivery and a track record of successful learner outcomes
  • Have a Diploma in Education and Training at Level 3, or equivalent (or be willing to obtain this within 3 years)

Successful applicants will have experience developing the skills of 16-19 year-olds in addition to adults who may have additional needs. We are looking for someone who can add value to our team, with strong interpersonal skills and technical ability to teach at level 1 and potentially up to level 4 or 5, for progression route purposes.

We offer excellent support, training and mentoring to all new members of staff.

Southend Adult Community college welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith.

The college 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 and that students and staff can study and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying.

Southend Adult Community College is committed to ensuring that all learners, apprentices and staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe in college, in the community and in the workplace.  We ensure our College community promotes a safe place to work and learn and we will put appropriate measures in place to safeguard learners and apprentices in the context of our geographical areas. This includes our duty under PREVENT to protect learners from radicalisation.

This role is involved in regulated activity with children and or vulnerable adults. This role will require an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

To apply for this vacancy send your CV and application form demonstrating how your skills and experience meet our values for this role. Please submit your application to HR@southend-adult.ac.uk

For the job advert please click here

For an application form please click here


Job Title: Hourly paid Tutor (ESOL)

Hours: Hourly Paid – As and When

Salary: £21.06 – £30.97 per hour (depending on qualifications and contracted courses)

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity at Southend Adult Community College for a Tutor of ESOL to join our Skills for Life & Enterprise team.

The purpose of this role is to teach and engage with our learners to support them to develop the skills they need to have a better and brighter future. To do this successfully you:

  • Will need to be passionate and experienced at delivering high quality teaching of ESOL to groups of adults
  • Will have the ESOL subject specialism qualification at Level 4 or higher
  • Will have previous experience of curriculum delivery and a track record of successful learner outcomes
  • Will need to have a Diploma in Education and Training at Level 5 (or be willing to obtain this within 3 years)

Ideally, we are looking for applicants with daytime, evening and Saturday availability.

We offer excellent support, training and mentoring to all new members of staff.

Southend Adult Community College welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith.

The college 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 and that students and staff can study and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying.

Southend Adult Community College aims to achieve curriculum excellence by promoting consistently high standards of teaching, learning and assessment across all provision. We expect all academic staff to take Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence (PRIDE).

Southend Adult Community College is committed to ensuring that all learners, apprentices and staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe in college, in the community and in the workplace.  We ensure our College community promotes a safe place to work and learn and we will put appropriate measures in place to safeguard learners and apprentices in the context of our geographical areas. This includes our duty under PREVENT to protect learners from radicalisation.

This role is involved in regulated activity with Children and or vulnerable adults. This role will require an appropriate clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Pre-employment checks and training will include safeguarding training and a sound understanding of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

Please note candidates will need access to a vehicle, and a driving licence as teaching will take place at local venues.

To apply for this vacancy send your CV and application form demonstrating how your skills and experience meet our values for this role. Please submit your application to HR@southend-adult.ac.uk

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Job Title: Tutor (Hourly Paid) SEND

Hours: Hourly Paid – As and When

Salary: £21.06 – £24.45 per hour (depending on qualifications and contracted courses)

Job Description:

We are looking for Tutor to teach on the SEND programmes at our Southchurch and Westcliff sites for learners with moderate to severe learning disabilities and difficulties.

Main purpose of the job:

To teach and engage with learners with particular special needs in classroom based activities to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum and enable learners to gain full access to their education.

To do this successfully you:

  • Will need to be passionate and experienced at delivering high quality teaching to groups of adults with additional educational requirements
  • Will have previous experience of curriculum delivery and a track record of successful learner outcomes
  • Will need to have a Diploma in Education and Training at Level 3 (or be willing to obtain this within 3 years)

We offer excellent support, training and mentoring to all new members of staff.

Southend Adult Community College welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith.

The college 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 and that students and staff can study and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying.

Southend Adult Community College aims to achieve curriculum excellence by promoting consistently high standards of teaching, learning and assessment across all provisions. We expect all academic staff to take Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence (PRIDE).

Southend Adult Community College is committed to ensuring that all learners, apprentices and staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe in college, in the community and in the workplace.  We ensure our College community promotes a safe place to work and learn and we will put appropriate measures in place to safeguard learners and apprentices in the context of our geographical areas. This includes our duty under PREVENT to protect learners from radicalisation.

This role is not involved in regulated activity with children and or vulnerable adults. This role will require an appropriate clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Pre-employment checks and training will include safeguarding training and a sound understanding of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

To apply for this vacancy send your CV and application form demonstrating how your skills and experience meet our values for this role. Please submit your application to HR@southend-adult.ac.uk

For the job advert please click here

For an application form please click here


Job Title: Education and Care Assistants (ECA’s)

Hours: 30 hours per week x 38 weeks (term time)

Salary: Level 5 £20,493 per annum pro rata

Job Description:

We are looking for Education and Care Assistants at our Westcliff Centre for Students with Severe Learning Disabilities and Difficulties.

Main purpose of the job:

To help provide care for learners with particular special needs and to support learners learning by working with tutors and other staff in classroom activities to support the delivery of the curriculum and enable learners to gain full access to their education.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To provide personal care for individual learners
  • To support learners in accessing their physiotherapy and hydrotherapy programmes
  • To support learners to access a variety of educational activities in either one-to-one or in small groups e.g. cooking, work experience, in class activities etc
  • To accompany learners to access their local and wider communities
  • To assist in the implementation of learner management programmes
  • To assist with cover supervision as required e.g. over lunch times/in outside area etc
  • To be aware of all policies and procedures and support their implementation

Southend Adult Community College welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith.

The college 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 and that students and staff can study and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying.

Southend Adult Community College aims to achieve curriculum excellence by promoting consistently high standards of teaching, learning and assessment across all provision. We expect all academic staff to take Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence (PRIDE).

Southend Adult Community College is committed to ensuring that all learners, apprentices and staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe in college, in the community and in the workplace.  We ensure our College community promotes a safe place to work and learn and we will put appropriate measures in place to safeguard learners and apprentices in the context of our geographical areas. This includes our duty under PREVENT to protect learners from radicalisation.

This role is not involved in regulated activity with Children and or vulnerable adults. This role will require an appropriate clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Pre-employment checks and training will include safeguarding training and a sound understanding of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

To apply for this vacancy send your CV and application form demonstrating how your skills and experience meet our values for this role. Please submit your application to HR@southend-adult.ac.uk

For the job advert please click here

For an application form please click here

Currently, we have no vacancies – please check back regularly for updates.

Currently, we have no vacancies – please check back regularly for updates.