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Join the team

Thank you for your interest in working at Ampleforth College.

Our​​ approach is a team one, based upon the generous sharing of individual gifts by all pupils, staff and parents: our strength comes from the whole Ampleforth community, working together and appreciating and encouraging everyone’s contribution.

Our continuing drive is to offer an excellent and broad education and to maintain the highest possible level of pastoral care. 

Everything we do here at Ampleforth is influenced by the teachings of St Benedict. A compass for life which helps nurture young people of integrity, compassion, courage, and insight. It extends to our wider life in this most beautiful of valleys where there is the constant opportunity to understanding how we can be at harmony with each other, and serve the needs of others. 

Life at Ampleforth is challenging, varied and extremely rewarding.  Along with our competitive salaries and holiday scheme we offer a generous benefits package which includes: Teachers Pension Scheme/L&G Group Personal Pension Scheme; group life assurance; salary sacrifice schemes; Christmas close-down; meal(s) provided during working; family friendly policies and flexible working arrangements; and free on-site parking.

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

Please find below details of our current vacancies and details of how to apply.  You are able to find a more detailed description of each role available by clicking on the vacancy tile.

For further details and guidance on how to apply, please contact the Human Resources department on 01439 766415 or email

Everyone made me feel so welcome.


I get along with most teachers here, they are what make the school so good

Year 13 Student



Recognising and nurturing the unique talents of every individual and oneself, understanding that we grow and learn from our differences and are made a better person by each other.


Committing to live in such a way as to be welcoming and open to all, and to invite people to experience living life more fully in our community.


Being sensitive to the needs of others as well as one’s own needs and supporting the mutual well-being of everyone in the community; wanting what is best for each other.


Nurturing the well-being and resilience of each individual and one’s own, and thereby of the community, to achieve mental and emotional balance and personal fulfilment.


Cultivating a sense of responsibility and care for the people and the world around us, as well as oneself, to ensure our community and environment thrive.


Developing within ourselves strong principles, sound judgement, and the resilience needed to do the right thing.

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18