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HR Advisor

HR Advisor

Ashton Sixth Form College


  • Expired
Grade 6 £20,924 - £22,941
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
29 November 2017

Job overview

Full time, 36 hours per week.

Ashton Sixth Form College has an excellent reputation for academic success, an outstanding record of student support and a vibrant college environment. We are proud of our reputation and popularity and we are committed to ensuring that our students receive the very best teaching and support with their studies. Our college community includes over 200 dedicated staff who work hard to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn, develop and achieve at college, a college community where each person is valued and can flourish. Having a College that puts staff and students first means that we are constantly adapting to meet their needs. For this reason we seek to employ a culture-rich workforce. We are a major provider of the highest quality academic and vocational education in Tameside and we currently have the following vacancy.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced HR Advisor to support the continuous development of the HR team/function and deliver a best practice HR service within the College.

Applicant must be working towards their CIPD qualification and possess a good working knowledge of employment legislation as well as having excellent organisation and interpersonal skills.

This post offers an excellent career opportunity in a friendly and supportive environment at a time of exciting developments for the College and the HR department. (See ‘Future Developments’ in the General Information about the College within pack.)

Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 29th November 2017 – 9am 
Interview Date: Tuesday 12th December 2017

If you require any further details regarding this post, please contact the HR Department on 0161 330 2330

Ashton Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

This College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

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About Ashton Sixth Form College

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+44 161 3302330

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Ashton Sixth Form College is the leading provider of 16-18 education in the area. The college is located in Tameside, Greater Manchester and supports around 2,000+ students on A-Level and vocational programmes. The college also offers a number of Adult and Higher Education courses.

Over the past three years, Ashton has been ranked in the top 25% of colleges nationally. The DfE performance tables have also placed Ashton as the top college in the borough for the fourth year running (DfE, 2020).

The college community at Ashton is vitally important. Students have access to an extensive range of opportunities, trips, visits, guest speakers and support, to ensure that they are able to make informed decisions about their futures.

The college’s history at the Darnton Road site dates back to 1928 and since then, the campus has been transformed, making way for the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities.

Centre Principal

Lisa Richards

Our Vision

Transforming lives through learning

Our Mission

  • To engender a love of learning through an excellent standard of teaching and learning for all
  • To lay the foundations for career success
  • To promote well-being and inspire students and staff to lead fulfilling lives

Our Strategic Aims

  • To achieve excellence in all aspects of our work
  • To deliver relevant and coherent 16-19 study programmes which meet the needs of students and the wider community
  • To deliver a relevant adult and Higher Education curriculum which meets the needs of students and the wider community
  • To enhance the well-being of students and staff
  • To secure a sustainable and successful future for the college

Ofsted report

In 2020, Ofsted judged the college as 'Outstanding' in all areas. Highlights from the Ofsted report include:

"Students are exceptionally polite, self-assured, respectful and resourceful. They enjoy their studies, take pride in their work and have an overwhelmingly positive attitude towards their learning."

"Staff accurately identify and meet the support needs of students with high needs. As a result, students develop their independence over time, which improves their life chances"

"Students enjoy an extremely well-planned curriculum that teaches them much more than the knowledge they need to pass their qualifications."

"Staff help students to achieve high grades and produce work to a consistently high standard."

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