International Manager

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International Manager

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website and apply using our application form. International Manager | York College (

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £29,209 to £32,069 per annum. Plus generous benefits. These include:

  • 43 days annual leave per year pro rata (including bank holidays and efficiency closures)
  • Generous Occupational Pension Scheme

About the role

This is a critically important role responsible for oversight of our cohort of International students. Working with our Heads of Curriculum, you will seek to expand our international activity, ensuring that our marketing and recruitment processes are effective in attracting and retaining International Students. You will also ensure that we comply with UK Visa and Immigration requirements and maintain the college’s sponsor licence.

You will work with colleagues to ensure international students receive appropriate Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) prior to and during the application process, an appropriate induction experience, and receive all necessary welfare and support services. You will also have oversight of the recruitment and management of homestay hosts, making sure that International Students’ accommodation complies with all related legislation, and provide appropriate support to our homestay providers where required.

About the Person

You will have experience of working with International students; experience of customer service and providing advice and guidance to both internal and external partners; project management experience or experience of organising events; have a working knowledge of visa processes relating to International students; and be sensitive and welcoming of people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

About the College

A college with an excellent track record for quality, and recently assessed as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, we are amongst the top performers in the region. We are one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs.

We are proud of our outstanding achievement rates for students at all levels, which have been consistently above national average for over 20 years, as well as the outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

With a vibrant working ment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.

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Want to know more?

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Luke Zwalf or Judith Lawson via our switchboard 01904 770200

Important Notices

  1. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults.

In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.

  1. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks

We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsui persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. For regulated roles (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children, or providing personal care to vulnerable adults) it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or to vulnerable adults.

  1. Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates

Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website and apply using our application form. International Manager | York College (

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.​

Closing date: Monday 5th June (9am)

Interviews: 14th June 2023

We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and wish to have a diverse workforce. We positively welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities. We are proud to be affiliated to the Black Leadership Group (BLG).

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health. We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.


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