How to Apply

If you’ve found a vacancy you’re interested in and you meet the criteria for the post, we look forward to hearing from you. Here, you’ll find information and tips to help with your application.

Truro and Penwith College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo a Criminal Record (DBS) Check (Standard or Enhanced depending on the post applied for) and past employment checks.

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring a culture of valuing diversity and equal opportunities

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. We’ll seek to make reasonable adjustments to our workplace so that disabled colleagues aren’t placed at a disadvantage compared to other colleagues. As an employer we also have links to the access to work scheme, which can be especially helpful in supporting people with disabilities.

If you require the application form in a different format, please contact RECRUITMENT@TRURO-PENWITH.AC.UK or call 01872 267000

Completing the application form

To apply for a vacancy you will need to complete our application form, which is available below and within individual job advertisements. Alternatively, you can contact our reception and ask for a copy to be sent to your postal address. Please note that CVs on their own will not be considered unless specified in the job advertisement.

Please complete all sections of the form. You will be asked to provide details of your skills, knowledge and experience in relation to the role with appropriate examples of how you meet the criteria in the job description/person specification. If your personal statement does not fit onto the form, please attach a continuation sheet.

Sending the application form

Once you have completed your application form you can send it to us either by email to recruitment@truro-penwith.ac.uk or by post to:

Personnel Department
Truro and Penwith College
College Road
Truro
TR1 3XX

All applications must reach the College by 12 noon on the closing date (unless indicated otherwise). In the interests of economy, posted applications will not be acknowledged unless a stamped addressed envelope or postcard is enclosed.

What happens next?

A shortlisting panel will then decide, based on the information given on the application form, which applicants best meet the criteria. If you are successful you will be invited to attend an interview at the College. If you have a disability you can advise us of any arrangements that we can make for you in order for you to attend the interview.

Applicants must assume that they have been unsuccessful if they have not received an invitation for an interview within a period of four weeks from the closing date.