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Homerton is a friendly, modern college and offers a very pleasant working environment and a generous benefit package. For all college positions we offer an excellent remuneration package which includes:

  • a very generous defined benefit pension scheme (your pension payment and lump-sum on retirement is predetermined by a formula based on your earnings history, tenure of service and age, rather than depending directly on investment returns). Monthly employer contributions are currently 18.2%

  • a great working environment

  • free on-site parking

  • meals on duty

  • subsidised access to our College gym

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Great range of high street and online discounts

Homerton is an equal opportunities employer.

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Head Porter

Salary: up to £35844 per annum

Hours: 37 / week across alternating AM and PM shift patterns

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Manager to lead our Porters Lodge team.

The smooth operation of Porters Lodge is vital to the effective running of the College.  It serves as the ‘hub’ of the College with staff, students and visitors looking to Porters Lodge for assistance, information and direction on a wide range of College activities and procedures.  It is a busy area and its staff undertake a range of duties from the sorting and distribution of incoming and outgoing mail to the efficient and customer focused reception of College visitors and conference delegates. Alongside this is the important security role, maintaining and reporting student discipline, fire safety, and setting up of some College rooms.  As the College ‘front of House’, Porters Lodge also has a key role to play in the image the College projects to visitors and the general public. 

This is a highly responsible and demanding position and so you should be able to demonstrate a wealth of management experience within a similar environment.  You should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail and the ability to work effectively and comfortably with a diverse range of people.

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

All applications should be sent to Katrina Wilson, Personnel, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or to

Closing Date for applications is 16th December 2019,at noon.

Interviews will take place during week beginning 6th January 2020.

The College pursues a policy of Equal Opportunities.

Part-time Bar Assistant

18 hours per week

£9.98 per hour

We are recruiting for a hardworking and motivated Bar Assistant to join our busy team in our new purpose built Griffin bar preparing drinks and providing excellent customer service to our students, staff, Fellows and visitors to the College. 

Ideally we would like you to have bar experience, but full training will be provided – what is important to us is a ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to provide the very best!

Normal working hours are 5.30pm – 11.30pm, 6 shifts worked over 14 days including some weekend working.

Job Description

To apply for this position, please email your CV to Dale Davies at or by post to Personnel, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH

Deadline for applications is Friday 13 December 2019. 

Conference and Catering Supervisor

37 hours a week, 5 days over 7

Salary: £22,417

Homerton is one of the largest Colleges in Cambridge and is set within 25 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland. It has a dedicated conference and event facilities providing all year round facilities for both internal and external customers.

Working with the Conference and Front of House teams you will be responsible for setting up meeting rooms and AV provision and the general day-to-day support of all our customers.  You should therefore be able to demonstrate that you can work calmly under pressure and as part of a very busy team.  Excellent customer service skills are essential as is an eye for detail.

This is a full time role, with hours flexible to the needs of our Conference clients.   It is anticipated that the normal pattern will involve starting at 7am, starting and finishing later on occasions where there are significant evening events in the Conference Centre.  There will be a need to work approximately 12 weekends each year and overtime may be required, for which time off in lieu will normally be given. There may also be the need to coordinate casual workers where required. Some moving and lifting of furniture will be required.

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form (optional)

All applications should be sent to, Personnel, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or   

Applications should be received no later than midday on 17 December 2019. Interviews will take place week commencing 6 January 2020.


Alumni Relations Manager

Salary up to £29,178 depending on experience

Homerton College is seeking an energetic and ambitious person to join a lively Development Office.  The Alumni Relations Manager will build relationships with Homerton’s former students, by creating and delivering high-quality events, supporting a continuing connection with academics in their subject, and supporting a mentoring scheme.  She or he will act as the primary point of contact for the College’s alumni, administering all alumni benefits – including accommodation and dining privileges – and will use our database to record and extract information.

Homerton is the biggest College of the University of Cambridge, and has over 15,000 addressable alumni.  Homerton became a full Cambridge College in 2010, but has a long history as an independent teacher-training institution, making our alumni body an interesting and multi-layered group.


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form (optional)

To discuss the role informally please contact Matthew Moss, Director of External Relations and Development:

Applications should be sent to Personnel, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PH or emailed to no later than midday on Monday 6 January 2020.