Programme Leader Film and Media /Film and Media Tutor


0.7 FTE – 1.0 FTE (to be confirmed)

Salary: £23,396 -38,748 pro rata per annum depending on qualifications and experience.

Starting in September 2018

Varndean College is a thriving and successful sixth form college with an excellent reputation for inclusion and adding value. 

We are looking for an experienced teacher of Film and Media Studies A Level. (There may be an opportunity for a Programme leader role for the right candidate. Please indicate on your application form if you would be interested).

The Media Course Team at Varndean College is a popular and successful part of the College life and achieves excellent results.

To be successful, you will have a relevant degree and a recognised teaching qualification. Applications from NQTs and experienced teachers from Sixth Form Colleges, FE Colleges and Schools are welcome.

To apply for the post, please download the job pack here:

An application form can be found at the bottom of this page.

Completed application forms should be emailed to by the closing date

Closing Date: Friday 4 May 2018

Interviews:  Wednesday 9 May 2018


Senior Science Technician

£21,133 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary £19,362.40 pa

39 hrs per week, term-time plus 1 week (40 weeks)

Start date: ASAP

Varndean College is seeking a qualified Senior Science Technician to take responsibility for managing a team of science technicians in the Science Department. This will support students and teachers in Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Electronics. You will work with the Assistant Head of School and appropriate Programme Leaders to ensure the effective provision of technical support across the department.

The successful applicant will have A level Biology or Chemistry (or equivalent), as well as experience of organising technical support in an educational setting.

To apply

Please download an application pack for the role here.

Please complete an application form (this can be found below). Please note that CVs are not accepted.

Completed application forms should be emailed to by the closing date.

Closing date: 20 April 2018


English Literature  and Language  Maths, Sports, Biology, Chemistry and Psychology Teachers

Salary: £23,396- £38,748 per annum pro rota

Varndean College are looking for a team of suitably qualified level 2 and 3 teaching professionals to help us inspire the next generation, across a range of subjects - English Literature (A level), English Language (GCSE)  and Maths (GCSE), Biology, Sports, Psychology and Chemistry.  Across these subjects we are offering both part time as well as full time teaching positions starting in September 2018.

L2 and L3 courses include teaching GCSE, BTEC, A level and IB courses  
Candidates must have

  • A relevant degree and
  • A recognised teaching qualification/qualified teacher status

(There may be an opportunity for a Programme leader role in Chemistry for the right candidate. Please indicate on your covering letter if you would be interested).

We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced teachers from Sixth Form Colleges, FE Colleges and Schools.

We look forward to hearing from you!

To register you interest: in one of our future teaching positions at Varndean College please email your CV (detailing your experience) and contact details.

Closing date: 27 April 2018



Application forms and further information about applying for jobs at Varndean College 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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