World Ready

Working here

Welcome to the College’s staff recruitment landing page. I hope that on these pages you’ll find the information you’re looking for about working at Ardingly. Whatever your job and whatever role you play in College life, the simple fact is that the school works through the collective efforts of its staff. We seek to create a supportive, professional and stimulating working environment with a number of benefits to attract and retain the wonderful staff who contribute so fully to the College’s life and work.

Mr Ben Figgis, Head of College

Career Development

Our aim is to provide an excellent 21st century education by being a forward-thinking and high-achieving co-educational school with a strong academic focus, excellent student support and global outlook.
Our aim for our students is to reach their potential. The same is true of our staff. At Ardingly College, managers have regular reviews with their team and they are actively encouraged to pursue personal and professional development to further careers and their sense of achievement.


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Culture and wellness

Ardingly College is a diverse, inclusive, energetic, friendly place to work. We take care of our staff and they take care of the students.  We offer generous financial and benefits packages but there are other rewards to working at Ardingly College and that stems from our culture of community and involvement. There are plenty of staff socials and opportunities exist where staff join students in activities that they find enjoyable and rewarding. This, coupled with a comprehensive wellness programme, makes for a unique workplace environment.

A happy workplace

What our staff say

Hear from a cross-section of our employees, find out how the College has helped them develop and why they like working here. Take Benedict who actually attended Ardingly College and has now returned as a teacher.

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Campus Life

Ardingly College is situated on the outskirts of Ardingly village, surrounded by 230 acres of outstanding natural beauty. Leisure, dining and library facilities are available for all staff. There is on-site accommodation for staff, free parking and a school shuttle bus to Haywards Heath for those who commute.

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Staff Benefits

School fee remission

Pension scheme

Death in service benefit and Personal accident scheme

Childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice

Sports and leisure facilities

Counselling and employee assistance

Reduced private medical and Bupa Cashplan scheme

Generous holiday and flexible working

Delicious, complimentary meals when at work

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Sussex Living

West Sussex offers the best of all worlds. Coast and countryside, city and culture and easy commutability to London and for international travel

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Join us

We employ hundreds of experienced and enthusiastic individuals at Ardingly College in a teaching and support staff capacity. Teaching posts are available in the Senior, Prep and Nursery. Supporting roles exist in administration, catering, cleaning, finance, grounds, house supervisors, lab technicians, laundry, maintenance, marketing and stewarding.


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