Work for us

Work for us

Suffolk New College is a fantastic place to work, to learn, to have fun and to progress your career. We have a great community spirit and have developed cultural values which define the way we work and the environment we choose to work in.

Our amazing onsite facilities include; our state-of-the-art spa and beauty rooms, salon, sports centre and restaurant/bar, along with café outlets supplying Costa Coffee. Click here for a 360° virtual tour.

With around 650 employees, we have a diverse and talented community of professionals across curriculum delivery and our business support functions such as Facilities, IT, Marketing, Student Services and Human Resources. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and we actively promote our commitment towards equality and diversity through our recruitment and selection practices.

Did you know that Ipswich has been named in 2020 as one of TripAdvisor's 'World's top emerging destinations'? Come and be part of something amazing by joining us to inspire the next generation of young people in Ipswich and surrounding areas.

Working at Suffolk New College you will benefit from;

  • A competitive salary with annual incremental progression within your salary band
  • Generous holiday entitlements including special Christmas closure days
  • Allocated time for Continued Professional Development
  • A Teachers’ Pension or Local Government Pension
  • A comprehensive and supportive induction programme
  • Occupational sick pay on completion of three months service
  • Family-friendly policies and practices
  • Free eye tests for computer users

Our staff also have access to lots of great benefits, offers and opportunities including;

Suffolk New You- our bespoke wellbeing programme for staff provides information, advice and activities to promote and improve physical, mental, emotional, social and financial health wellbeing.

Suffolk New College Confidential Counselling Service- trained counsellors provide a 24-hour support service for staff and family members.

Discounts and Offers- on sports memberships, retail outlets, cinema and restaurants in the local area and online.

TOTUM (NUS Extra)- eligibility for a brilliant student discount scheme, offering money off at a number of nationwide shops, restaurants and much more.

‘Bike2Work’- Cycle to Work Scheme- save money on the cost of bicycles and equipment, whilst improving your lifestyle and reducing your environmental footprint!

Education and Learning – access to 25% off tuition fees at the University of Suffolk and 50% off our Leisure Learning courses

Opportunity to be involved- staff groups such as the Staff Forum, Sustainability Group and Peer Supporters Group

…….and lots more benefits, offers and discounts

As part of our new teacher package, we can support you to achieve a teaching qualification whilst working at the College. There are two options either a PGCE or Certificate in Education, the route will depend on your prior qualifications, both are delivered on-site by our Teacher Development Team and in partnership with the University of Suffolk.

You can also achieve a teaching qualification through a one year full time course with a teaching placement at the college, for further details please contact Markus Copping.

Current Vacancies

Our current vacancies are listed on the left.

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For more information and to apply, click on the vacancy of your choice, alternatively email or telephone 01473 382801.

Please note, once you have submitted your application, we will contact you following the closing date, should you be shortlisted. If you do not hear from us then please assume you have not been selected.

Suffolk New College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, please click here to view our Safeguarding Policy. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

At Suffolk New College we care about the privacy and rights of all our job applicants and all our current and previous employees. As part of our recruitment and selection processes we collect and process data, we are committed to being open and transparent about how and why we collect and use data and to meeting data protection requirements - Please click here to see our privacy policy.