Current job vacancies

Part-time Cleaner/Housekeeper (2 posts)

Grade 2: £9.32 - £10.33 per hour

Closing date: 29 January 2020


We are looking for two housekeepers to join our busy team. The work involves the cleaning of bedrooms, bathrooms, offices, seminar rooms, corridors, stairways, toilets and other public areas in the Department. You will be based primarily at our main premises in Wellington Square, Oxford.

The shift patterns available are: Wednesday – Friday, 9.30am – 1.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 9.00am – 12.30pm and Wednesday - Friday, 8.00am – 12.30pm.

Benefits include 38 days’ holiday (pro rata) and a generous pension scheme.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Senior Waiting and Bar Person

Grade 2: £17,682 - £19,612 with a discretionary range to £21,236 p.a.

Closing date: 29 January 2020


The Department for Continuing Education is currently looking to recruit a Senior Waiting and Bar Person to provide first-class service to staff, guests, and visitors. This is a busy role working as part of a friendly and supportive team, between our locations at Rewley House and Ewert House, Summertown. You will work an average of 36.5 hours per week (over 7 days), dependent on business requirements and scheduled functions.

You will have good communication skills, a positive attitude to customer care, and experience in the hospitality industry in a customer facing role.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Front End Developer (Interactive Learning)

Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 p.a.

Closing date: 07 February 2020


We are looking for a web developer with experience of creating interactive online activities, games and quizzes in HTML5 and JavaScript.

Working in an innovative online learning unit, you will create rich online courses in a wide variety of subjects and at levels ranging from ten week courses for the general public to Master’s programmes.

You will work collaboratively with a diverse team of experts who design and produce new learning experiences. Your focus will be on coding sound, accessible front end. You will be able to think imaginatively about the ideas expressed by authors and academics to translate those ideas into a working product.

You will be supported by other developers in your team (each of whom have a specialism) as well as working alone to implement whole projects yourself. Your main duties will be to hand code whole courses in HTML5 following existing style guides and to create specific interactives for new or existing courses using JavaScript libraries and tools such as Adobe Animate.

You will have significant front end web developer experience and be comfortable working alongside experienced developers and designers adding input to UI/UX design, if required, in an informal, collaborative environment.

This role would suit a junior to mid-level front end developer who is keen to learn and join a team where they can develop their skills. The position is fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

All applications should be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 7 February 2020. Interviews are expected to take place on 26 February 2020.