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Current Vacancies

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Multi-Channel Marketer Apprenticeship / Marketing Assistant

YMCA Plymouth is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and proactive Apprentice Marketing Assistant to support its fast-moving and varied marketing activities. Working with the Business Development and Marketing Manager, you will support the delivery of an array of marketing functions, such as publishing social media content.

The candidate for this role must be aged 19+

Closing date for applications: 11 Mar 2024

  • Total hours per week: 36
  • Expected duration18 Months


For any questions regarding this Apprenticeship opportunity please contact City College Plymouth. All applications must be made through the Gov.uk apprenticeship portal linked to above.


Head of College

YMCA Plymouth’s Discovery College is looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational leader as its Head of College starting September 2024. If you’re passionate about nurturing the growth and development of learners aged 16+ and have a big heart, this opportunity at our college might be the perfect fit for you. We’re looking for someone who truly cares about providing a unique, supportive, and personalised educational experience, distinct from traditional school or college settings.

In this role, you will be instrumental in expanding our college’s ambitions to provide more places for learners seeking an alternative educational path. Our college prides itself on offering a small, friendly, and caring environment, where each student’s experience is tailored to their individual needs and aspirations.

As the scope and responsibilities of the role will grow, so too will the rewards. We believe in recognising and valuing the contributions of our staff, which is why the salary for this position will be incrementally increased to reflect the expanding nature of the role.

Join us and be a part of a team that is dedicated to making a meaningful impact in the educational landscape of Plymouth, offering a unique and nurturing learning environment to those who need it most.

This post is a permanent full-time (term time) post (37.5 hours per week). The nature of the job also requires out of hours working.

The salary rate is £40,000 per annum with possible additional incentive payments, plus health and wellbeing benefits and life insurance cover.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check and two satisfactory references will also be required.

This vacancy is based at Discovery College, YMCA Plymouth, Honicknowle Lane, PL5 3NG.

A full job description & person specification plus an application form can be obtained from; vic.h@ymcaplymouth.org.uk

Application is by application form plus CV

For additional information regarding the post please contact: Tom Lavis (CEO) on 01752-761007

Closing date for applications will be 24th February 2024


Health & Social Care Tutor (Part-time)

YMCA Plymouth Discovery College has a vacancy for a Health & Social Care Tutor teaching BTEC Level 2. This role will include teaching, preparing for external assessments, IV and marking assignments.

This post is a part-time role, Monday & Tuesday 0800-1600 teaching and Thursday 0800-1200 (admin, can be flexible). 19 hours in total

This is a permanent appointment.

The salary rate will be dependent on experience and will be subject to the Discovery College pay bands.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check and two satisfactory references will also be required.

A Job Description & Person Specification plus an application form can be obtained from; vic.h@ymcaplymouth.org.uk

For additional information regarding the post please contact: Kirsten Puddephatt (Education Manager) on 01752-761012

Closing date for applications will be 19th February 2024


Travel & Tourism Tutor (Part-time)

YMCA Plymouth Discovery College has a vacancy for a Travel & Tourism Tutor teaching BTEC Level 2. This role will include teaching, preparing for external assessments, IV and marking assignments.

This post is a part-time role, Tuesday 0800-1200 (admin work, can be flexible), Wednesday & Thursday 0800-1600 teaching. 19 hours in total

This is a permanent appointment.

The salary rate will be dependent on experience and will be subject to the Discovery College pay bands.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check and two satisfactory references will also be required.

A Job Description & Person Specification plus an application form can be obtained from; vic.h@ymcaplymouth.org.uk

For additional information regarding the post please contact: Kirsten Puddephatt (Education Manager) on 01752-761012

Closing date for applications will be 19th February 2024



Apply Now

To submit applications or make further enquiries please contact;

Vic Hibbert, Human Resources Business Partner
YMCA Plymouth
Honicknowle Lane
Plymouth, PL5 3NG
01752 761004
E vacancy@ymcaplymouth.org.uk

Unfortunately, we do not accept CV’s in lieu of an application form for any vacancies


Working at YMCA Plymouth involves working alongside young people and vulnerable adults and we view our responsibility to safeguard them as a high priority.  We will therefore undertake a rigid checking process prior to any employment being commenced.