Working at RHACC



Would you like to work in a welcoming, friendly community environment?

Are you passionate about education and the difference it can make to people’s lives?   We are one of only seven institutes of adult learning nationally, with a focus on the learning needs of adults.  Our mission is to enable adults and communities thrive through education helping to open new doors, provide opportunities and improve wellbeing.  We are proud to be different, taking pride in our unique character and our inclusive approach to learning.

We offer great opportunities for people interested in inspiring others in the adult education sector. Priding ourselves on being diverse and welcoming learners and staff from all backgrounds in the heart of Richmond and Surbiton.

We understand the importance of recruiting the right staff but also developing and retaining our existing employees.  With roles in Teaching, Support Technicians to Business Support Staff, we have a wide range of vacancies available. 



RHACC offers a range of employee benefits:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Unidays membership with exclusive deals and discounts 
  • Teacher perks 
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Free employee Counselling service
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Colleges Health Trust
  • Costco membership
  • Free Leisure course and 50% off a Qualification course at RHACC
  • Annual Season ticket loan for public transport
  • Eye care vouchers 

and more!

Read our Staff Benefits Brochure here.

Supporting Staff to Achieve More

SERVICE—We provide you with our service from HR to increase your motivation, and engagement through ensuring you have full access to benefits that interest you and benefit you.

ENTERPRISE— We use our entrepreneurial skills to identify new and exciting benefits that will add value to all employees of the College.

INCLUSIVE— we ensure that all our services and offerings are accessible by all, ensuring all staff are included and able to access the benefits we offer.

PRIDE— We take pride in the services we provide our College, we look to ensure that the information we provide you is clear, accurate, and easily accessible.

Safer Recruitment:

Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College are 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 the identity of all appointees, and checking that they have a right to work in the UK. No candidate will be allowed to commence active duty within the College, until our safer recruitment process has been fully completed to the required standards.

Safer Recruitment and  Selection Policy

Safer Recruitment and Selection Procedure

Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion:

At RHACC, we are committed to the promotion of equality and diversity and as part of this we seek to ensure the fair treatment of applicants for roles at the College. We are a disability confident employer and guarantees an interview for any disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. As an employer who is committed to equality, we actively encourage applications from all those within the protected characteristic groups defined under the Equality Act.