Welcome to Wellington College Recruitment2024-02-06T10:45:18+00:00


At Wellington College

Exciting academic and support opportunities at Wellington College.

Wellington College is one of the world’s top coeducational day and boarding schools, set in 400 acres of beautiful parkland in leafy Berkshire, one hour from Central London and just 40 minutes from Heathrow.


Inspiring our future leaders


Nestled in a stunning 400-acre parkland campus in leafy Berkshire, Wellington College is one of Britain’s most historic and famous independent schools.

When you make your first visit to Wellington College you immediately get a sense that it is more than just a school. The beautiful grounds and breath-taking buildings see to that, as does the palpable sense of purpose among every pupil and member of staff you meet.

Why Choose Wellington?
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The Wellington College


The College Values outline the behaviours and attitudes expected of all staff and pupils

and are a promise to people about how they will be treated whilst with us.

Wellington College is an equal opportunities employer.






Why choose

Wellington College?

Wellington has become nationally renowned as a centre for curriculum development, and our academic and support staff are at the very heart of everything we do.   Like our pupils, the staff at Wellington College are able to see every day as an opportunity, a chance to grow and a chance to learn, able to leave their own individual footprint firmly ingrained in Wellington’s history.

If you are interested in a teaching or support career, choosing Wellington could be the most inspired choice you ever make.

Teaching Opportunities

Support Opportunities

Sports and Leisure Opportunities

Wellington Family of Schools

The Wellington Family of Schools includes the College, Eagle House prep school,

and six International schools in China and Thailand and soon to open a school in India.

Click below to see further information on our Family of Schools.

Wellington Family of Schools

Wellington College Educational Enterprises Ltd


Wellington College Educational Enterprises Ltd (WCEE) are recognised as a leading international schools group, developing a family of premium schools based on the ethos and values, and the commitment to all-round excellence, education leadership and innovation, that characterises and drives Wellington College. The international network of students, staff and parents grows ever stronger, offering all Wellingtonians new experiences and a truly global outlook, as well as broadening access to a Wellington education, within our schools and beyond.

Our International Schools offer excellent career opportunities for teaching and non-teaching professionals at all stages, with an interest in working overseas. Not only do we provide the possibility to work in some of the most well-regarded International schools in the world, but over time there are opportunities to move up within or between schools. All our schools offer excellent packages for the right staff, who align with our culture and values and our drive for unrelenting excellence in all areas. Wellington College in the UK supports our international recruitment, including co-hosting induction days at the College.

To find out more about current opportunities in our International schools please follow the links below.

Wellington College Educational Enterprises Vacancies


The application process

Where can I view your privacy notices?2022-10-05T09:38:43+00:00

You can download the privacy notices for Wellington College, Wellington College Enterprises and Wellington College International here.

As a College staff applicant, how long should I expect to wait between offer and confirmed start date?2022-09-14T08:58:10+00:00

Due to the nature of our establishment, there are a number of pre-employment checks that need to be completed prior to commencement of work.  The processing of checks normally take around 4 weeks to complete, in busy periods this could take longer.  Without these checks completed we are unable to confirm your start date, so there may be a possibility of your start date being moved back until the checks have been completed.

Social Media checks2022-08-31T09:14:00+00:00

In accordance with paragraph 220 of KCSIE, the College will conduct online searches on shortlisted candidates with the purpose of identifying any issues or incidents relating to any safeguarding or reputational matters that have occurred and are publicly available online. The searches will be conducted by a third-party company and the College will be provided with a summary report highlighting any areas of concern which will be explored at interview by a safer recruitment trained panel member.

Failure to authorise this search will result in the applicant’s withdrawal from the recruitment process.

What other checks are involved in the pre-interview process?2022-06-13T09:43:33+00:00

In line with KSCIE we are required to obtain references prior interview, along with this we perform a gap analysis to ensure that there are no gaps within your application employment history.  We also reserve the right to check online and social media for all shortlisted candidates.

I am an internal candidate, how do I apply?2022-05-24T10:42:24+00:00

If you already work for Wellington College and wish to apply for another role you may do so in the same way as an external candidate.  However, if you are successful you are bound by a new contract under the current terms of employment, continuity of service will apply where applicable.  We are unable to accept internal applicants who have been in there current role for under 12 months.

Where do I find the Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy?2022-02-17T10:44:07+00:00

You can download the Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy here in PDF format.

Recruitment Selection and Disclosure Policy (Final)

Why are we required to take up references prior to interview?2022-01-28T11:17:49+00:00

Under the latest Keeping Children Safe In Education 2021 statutory guidelines for schools and Colleges, and as a regulated environment, we are required to take up references on all short listed candidates prior to interview, and explore any issues as part of the interviewing process.  For both teaching and teaching support staff, this is a mandatory requirement.

For College staff, whilst again it is a mandatory requirement, if a short listed candidate is concerned about their current employer finding out about their intention to leave sooner than they would like, please email us at the time of application on hr@wellingtoncollege.org.uk with justification on why we are not to contact your references.  Please note that no offer of employment will be made until all references have been completed and considered satisfactory.

How do I apply?2019-11-18T11:18:54+00:00

You need to complete the application form for the vacancy that you want to apply for.

Please ensure you include a full history of employment post-secondary (or equivalent) education, all periods not in education or employment need to be accounted for, for child safeguarding purposes, we will not be able to accept incomplete applications.

Am I able to come in for a tour of the school before I apply?2019-11-20T10:59:42+00:00

A tour of the school will be given if you make it through to interview. However, there is a visual walk through tour here.

What is the salary for this role?2019-09-10T04:02:11+00:00

The salary is always dependent on your experience and the nature of the position.

Do you accept CV’s or cover letters?2019-11-20T10:58:23+00:00

The only way to apply for a role is completing an online application form.

Do you accept agency applications?2019-09-10T04:01:02+00:00

We do not accept agency applications. The only way to apply for a role would be by filling out an application form.

Can I have some more detail about the role?2019-11-18T11:22:26+00:00

A job description is attached to each vacancy, any additional questions can be answered at interview if you are successfully shortlisted.

Can I apply for more than one position?2019-11-18T11:23:05+00:00

Yes, you can apply for any role where you have the required skills/experience.

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