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Borders College advertise for staff in local and national newspapers, internally within the College as well as local Job Centres and below depending on the vacancy.

As a Disability Symbol User we are committed to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

To contact the College HR Department please email: or telephone (01896) 662502.

Please note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed on the Borders College application form will be considered.

You can download a copy of our application form by clicking here. (Word document).

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Location: Various Venues throughout the Borders


Are you interested in joining our dynamic team of experts who provide practical help and advice for employers, to enable them to improve their processes and develop the skills of their employees through the delivery of certificated learning and short course provision.

In addition to this we deliver a vast range of flexible community learning across the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh.

We are looking for individuals qualified to deliver:-

  • Higher English
  • Higher Psychology
  • Yoga
  • Cookery Skills

If you are interested in any of these areas or feel you have something you can offer our team please contact Deirdre McKendry for an informal chat on 01896 662575 or email:

For further information please click here for a copy of the job description and person specification. Application forms are available from the HR Department or can be downloaded above.


The closing date for applications is Monday 21st August 2017

Location: Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels

Salary circa £55,000

Full-time, Permanent

Borders College is the largest provider of post-compulsory education in the Scottish Borders with a strong record of learner success. The College is engaged in a large number of partnerships in the Borders and plays a leading role in learning and skills development working with employers and Community Planning Partnership to drive forward social and economic development in the Borders.

We are seeking to appoint to the new role of Director of Business Improvement and Performance who will lead the newly created department of Business Improvement and Performance and work with the Senior Leadership Team and cross college teams to drive improvement in the quality of the student experience and streamline business support processes.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to support departments, faculties and individuals to improve their practice by reducing bureaucracy, developing effective data reporting, identifying area to improve and provide the appropriate quality improvement strategies and personal development opportunities.

You will be responsible for writing policy documents and setting and maintaining quality improvement targets.

This role will need someone who has a strong understanding and experience of leading business/performance improvement techniques. You will have experience of leading teams and projects and working with data systems to create useful reporting which measure performance.

You will be an excellent communicator, team player, be solutions focused, reflective, creative and have a situational leadership style.

You should be someone who shares, and can work with our Senior Leadership Team, to successfully realise our values – inspiring, collaborative, innovative, supportive and excellent.

For further information please click here for a copy of the job description and person specification.

If you are interested in applying for the post please submit a College application form electronically to  or in writing to Debbie Kerr, Head of HR and Development at Borders College, Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HE.

More information on the College and an electronic version of the application form can be found above.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st August 2017

Interviews will be held on Thursday 14th September 2017