Working at Hillcroft

Hillcroft is a vibrant and innovative national residential college for women aged 19 plus, with no upper age limit.

Established in 1920, the College’s mission remains relevant today – adapting its programmes to meet the needs of women in the current social, economic and political environment. The College has an excellent record of supporting women to change their lives through education. It helps women to realise their potential and to progress to higher education and further training. It was judged as Good by OFSTED in 2014 who commented in particular that ‘support for students is excellent’

The College is situated in a peaceful setting with 3 acres of grounds which are only 5 minutes from Surbiton station, from where there are fast trains to London, Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire. The main building is a fine Victorian mansion which retains many of its original features. There are fifty study bedrooms, twenty of which are located in a newer residential block, known as Powell House, within the grounds.

To make our Recruitment process even easier, we have developed an online recruitment portal for candidates. By registering your details you can apply for any of our vacancies, at any time, without the need to re-enter your details for each application. You can also sign-up for job alerts making sure you never miss out on the opportunity to apply for that job you’ve been waiting for.

Click here for further information on our current vacancies and to register for job alerts for future vacancies.

Safeguarding & wellbeing of students and staff

Hillcroft is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of students and staff. This process begins with our safer recruitment process which involves using the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for enhanced clearance checks for all staff, seeking references from previous employers, confirming identity of all appointees and checking that they have a right to work in the UK.

Equality and Diversity

Hillcroft is committed to the promotion of equality and diversity and as part of this seeks to ensure the fair treatment of applicants for roles at the College. Hillcroft has achieved the Positive about Disabled People standard and will guarantee an interview for any disabled candidate who meets the minimum criteria for the job.


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