Staff Vacancies and Job Openings

We consider the staff team as our most valuable resource. Training and development is a high priority in the school. There is also personal support given to staff to manage the diverse and challenging work needed to support pupils with significant special needs.

At present there are 50 staff employed at the school working in the teaching, support, residential and administrative teams.  We are proud of the excellent standard of education provided at Alfriston.

At Alfriston School we take the recruitment and selection processes for prospective members of staff very seriously, and place great importance on transparency and fairness.

The following openings are currently being advertised

Music Teacher

Summary: We are building a new performing arts facility, to bring new life to music, dance, drama and technology at the school, which will be ready for action in January 2020. This new facility will provide a great opportunity to capitalise on the use of technology within the arts. As part of this exciting development we are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile and motivated teacher of music able to deliver high quality teaching and learning across key stages 3, 4 and Post 16 to small groups of secondary aged girls with moderate learning difficulties. This post holder would also be expected to teach some maths for part of the week and to take pastoral responsibility for a group of 12 girls.

Faculty Leader, Mathematics

Summary: Are you an outstanding Mathematics teacher who is looking for a new challenge from September 2019, and would Head of Mathematics in an outstanding special school be of interest to you? If you are looking for a Head of Mathematics post and think that you have the skills and aptitude to inspire and motivate children with special needs then why not come and join us and lead our department to new heights.

Pool & Lettings Supervisor - Maternity Cover

Summary: Thank you for showing an interest in the vacancy we have at Alfriston School. I hope after reading this information you feel able to apply for this post.


Summary: We are looking for enthusiastic lifeguards who have a curent NPLQ. The ideal candidates will be flexible with working days/evenings and hours. We have a current requirement for someone interested in working on a Sunday morning. The successful candidates will be passionate about customer service providing a safe and fun environment for our customers.