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Transitions Officer

Orchard Hill College, VPCSutton

Salary Scale 6/SO1:   £24,118 - £28,082 (£27,459 - £31,552) per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance 

Hours:    Full Time 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (40 weeks per year)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Transitions Officers at each of our regions.  This is a unique opportunity to support a wide range of students, some of whom have complex support needs, on the next step of their journey to adulthood, from school to college and then from college to post-college life.  We are looking for experienced practitioners with a good understanding of the wide range of support needs our students may have to join our Integrated Services and Curriculum team.   

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding specialist college. The college offers life-changing opportunities to students with a range of abilities in the heart of their communities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of students and a dynamic and supportive staff team. 

We operate out of centres across London and Surrey. The college are experts in the sector, leading the way with cutting edge, creative and innovative approaches, recently receiving a Natspec Award for Curriculum Innovation. 

This is a strategic role working in collaboration with the Assessments and Placements team, the Curriculum Leadership and Teaching Team and the Integrated Services Team to facilitate well-co-ordinated and smooth transitions from School into College programmes.  

You will have experience of working with a range of students, including those with complex physical and Positive Behaviour Support needs, experience of transitioning students and a good eye for detail with proactive working to ensure that student’s support needs are proactively met.  You will also be an ambassador for OHC and establish good working relationships with external settings such as schools and onward settings.  

There are many benefits to embarking on a career with us including: comprehensive in-house training, defined benefits pension scheme, family friendly policies, membership to Perkbox, Employee Assistance Programme and more.


To apply for this role, please follow the TES application process. 

For further information, to arrange a visit, or to discuss the role in further detail, please contact

Please note that CV applications will not be considered. 

Closing date:   9am Wednesday 8th December 2021

Interview date:   14th – 15th December 2021 

This 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. 

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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