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Current Vacancies

Applications from a suitable Learning Support Assistant are invited for the following part time, fixed term post for 1 year starting in September 2017.

Learning Support Assistant (Additional Support)

Hours:  17 hours a week. (working Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday pm)

Part Time/Term-time only (39 weeks per year)

Salaries are on Band 3 of SFCA Support Staff Pay Scales £18,311 per annum pro rata.

You will have excellent communication and listening skills, experience of working with or caring for young people in an educational setting and a clear understanding of the particular needs of students aged 16 – 19.

To apply

  • Please download the applicant pack (including job description and person specification) by clicking here:
  • Complete and application form outlining your experience (this can be found at the bottom of this page)
  • Completed application forms should be emailed to by the closing date

Please note we do not accept CVs.  Varndean welcome applicants from job share partners.

Closing date:  Monday 12th at 9 am.

Interview Date:  20 June 2017


Learning Coach for Mathematics

£18,311 per annum (pro-rata -£9.49 per hour)

Approx. 14 hours per week, term-time only 

Are you interested in helping young people develop their Maths skills?  Varndean College is looking to appoint a Learning Coach to work alongside our students in small groups to help boost their Maths GCSE grade.  The post is initially for one year beginning in September 2017 and ending in May 2018 (with the possibility of extension of contract thereafter).  

The post may be of particular interest to someone wishing to gain experience of working in an educational environment prior to applying for professional training.

To Apply:

  • Please download an applicant pack for the role from here:
  • Please complete an application form (this can be found at the bottom of this page) and email this to by the closing date.

Closing Date:  9 th June 2017

​Interview Date: w/c 26th June 2017



Cleaning Staff x 2 Required

Location: Varndean College, Brighton

We require reliable, experienced cleaners to cover the morning shift from 6.15am to 8.45am (2.5 hrs, Monday to Friday).

Post 1 is full year (52 week contract)

Post 2 is Term time only (40 weeks)  

The rate of pay is from £14,778 per annum (pro rata). 

A job pack for both roles can be downloaded here

To Apply:

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your relevant experience by the closing date. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd May at 4 pm. 

Interview date: TBC.


Varndean College is a thriving and successful sixth form college with an excellent reputation for inclusion and adding value. Committed and suitably qualified teachers are invited to register their interest in teaching the following subjects:

Teaching Vacancy - Geography

Salary: NSP1 £22,937 - NSP8 £35,975 (depending on qualification and experience)

Starting in September 2017

Varndean College are looking for a suitably qualified Geography Tutor to start in September 2017.

You will have a relevant degree and a recognised teaching qualification.  We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced teachers from Sixth Form Colleges, FE Colleges and Schools.

We look forward to hearing from you!

To apply: In the first instance please email us at your CV (detailing your experience) and contact details.

Closing date 12 May 2017

The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the protection and welfare of all students. Appointments to the College are subject to enhanced DBS checks.


Biology Cover Teacher

FTE: 0.80

Start date: asap

Salary: £25.34 p/h

Varndean College is a co-educational Sixth Form college currently catering for around 1200 full-time students, including 50 mature students on Access courses, plus 1200 adults on evening courses. Varndean College is situated close to the beautiful Sussex downs overlooking the resort of Brighton.

An opportunity has arisen for a skilful and energetic practitioner to join our successful Biology team to provide cover whilst the permanent post holder is on sick leave. You’ll be teaching mainly A2 to A level but might also be asked to contribute to our BTEC Programme and the International Baccalaureate.

A job description for the role is available here:

For further information or to apply applicants are requested to email: .  Please attach a copy of an up-to-date CV outlining all relevant teaching experience.

Application forms and further information about applying for jobs at Varndean College are listed below.

The application form and further information about applying are listed below:

disability confidentWe are positive about disability!  We are commited to the principles embedded within the disability confident scheme and welcome applications from anyone who has a disability.

We will interview all applicants who declare a disability and evidence in their application that they meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy.

If you would like further information about any of the positions available, please contact Human Resources:

Tel: 01273 546637

The college is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by Varndean College are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We value diversity and welcome applications from applicants from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under represented at the College, including BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.  We are also prepared to make our standard application forms available in other formats to help any disabled candidates to apply.  Please email/call to request.  

We are always looking for new talent. If you would like to join the College but can’t see any relevant vacancies to apply for, why not send us a copy of your CV to  We would love to hear from you.

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