Aspire Sussex Ltd plans, promotes and delivers vibrant Adult Education across Sussex, enabling people to achieve their aspirations. We are looking for additional tutors across West Sussex to join our team, delivering sessional courses to adults (19 years and older).

Aspire Sussex Ltd is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. The Privacy Notice in the Related Documents list below, sets out, in line with GDPR, the types of data that we collect and hold on you as a job applicant. It also sets out how we use that information, how long we keep it for and other relevant information about your data.

We are particularly looking for tutors in following areas: (please click on the subject area for further information)



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for additional ALD tutors in Burgess Hill to join our Curriculum team to deliver sessional courses to adults with learning difficulties (19 years plus). We are urgently recruiting for the following courses:

  • Course: ALD – Arts, Crafts & Communication
  • Location: Ifield Community College, Crawley
  • Day: Thursdays
  • Start time: 9:45
  • End Time: 12:15
  • Start Date: September 2018
  • End Date: July 2019
  • Course: ALD – Cookery & Menu Planning
  • Location: Marle Place Adult Education Centre
  • Day 1: Mondays
  • Time: 13:45 to 16:15
  • Day 2: Fridays
  • Time: 9:45 to 13:15
  • Start Date: September 2018
  • End Date: July 2019

Further to the above, we are also recruiting Tutors for general ALD courses/ Independent Living Skills, commencing in September 2018 and therefore welcome applications on a speculative basis.

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification, GCSE Grade C or above in English & Maths, and previous experience of teaching within this specialism. Applicants should be able to adapt teaching and learning strategies and select resources as appropriate in order to meet student needs.

In addition applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, E-mail and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB.

CVs not accepted.

If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are currently looking for a Latin Tutor to join our Curriculum team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus). We are urgently recruiting for the following courses:

  • Course: Latin: Entry
  • Location: Chichester Adult Education Centre
  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Start time: 10:00
  • End Time: 12:00
  • Start Date: 25/09/2018
  • End Date: 04/12/2018

Further courses may be available to teach following this course

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification along with a Level 3 subject specific qualification. They should also be able to adapt teaching and learning strategies and select resources as appropriate in order to meet student needs. Previous teaching experience is required.

In addition, applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted.



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are currently looking for Spanish Tutors based in Southwick, Lancing and Worthing to join our Curriculum team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus). We have opportunities for Tutors commencing in both April 2018 & September 2018.

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification along with a Level 3 subject specific qualification. They should also be able to adapt teaching and learning strategies and select resources as appropriate in order to meet student needs. Previous teaching experience is required.

In addition, applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail, and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted.



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for History tutors in Burgess Hill, Horsham, Lancing and Chichester to join our Curriculum team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus), from September 2018.

We are specifically recruiting for a ‘History: The Great War” course lasting 5 – 6 weeks, with the possibility of a further 12 weeks course for more experienced students following this.

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification, along with a History degree or equivalent. Applicants should have at least 3 years teaching experience to be able to teach students with an interest in history who have attended courses for several years.

In addition applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted.



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for Arts & Crafts Tutors specialising in a variety of subjects across West Sussex to join our Curriculum team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus). We are currently looking for Tutors to run a variety of one day taster sessions at our July Arts week 2018 (14th July – 21st July 2018). Following these sessions there may be opportunities to run further courses from September 2018 onwards:

  • Calligraphy

We are looking for experienced Calligraphy Tutors, to teach in Burgess Hill, Horsham and Chichester. Applicants must have a level 4 qualification in Typography or similar graphically creative area.

  • Needlecraft

We have an opportunity for an experienced Needlecraft Tutors to teach Patchwork and Quilting and other similar crafts, in Burgess Hill, Chichester and Horsham, from April 2018. Applicants must have a Level 4 qualification in Needlecraft or extensive professional client based experience.

  • Upholstery

We are looking to recruit an experienced Upholstery Tutor based in Bognor, Chichester or Midhurst. Applicants must have a level 4 subject specific qualification along with previous teaching experience or professional practice.

  • Willow and Rural Crafts

We are looking for experienced Willow, Wicker & Rural Crafts Tutors for courses in Chichester, to teach a variety of Saturday workshops, including Festive Wreath Making, Basketry and Willow Sculpture. Applicants should have City & Guilds in rural crafts, or an Art/Crafts degree, along with previous experience of running rural craft courses in a community setting.

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification, along with previous experience of running workshops and courses. In addition, applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail, and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted.



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for additional Silvercraft tutors in Chichester and Burgess Hill to join our Curriculum team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus).

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification, a professional qualification in Silversmithing and significant professional practice. They should be able to adapt teaching and learning strategies and select resources as appropriate, in order to meet student needs.

In addition, applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr‑team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted.



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for Woodcarving tutors in Bognor Regis and Chichester to join our Community Learning Faculty team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus), from April 2018.

We are specifically recruiting for a  ‘Woodcarving for Beginners’ course based in Chichester/Bognor Regis, however further courses may be available to teach in Midhurst following the above sessions.

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification, and a minimum of a Level 4 qualification in 3-D Crafts/ Design or related area. Candidates should have previous experience of running workshops and courses, along with the ability to adapt teaching and learning strategies and select resources as appropriate in order to meet student needs.

In addition applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals.  Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below.  If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: HR‑Team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB.  If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted



Pay rate dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for additional Japanese tutors in Horsham to join our Community Learning Faculty team to deliver sessional courses to adults (19 years plus), from April 2018.

Applicants should have a Level 3 or higher teaching qualification along with a Level 3 subject specific qualification. They should also be able to adapt teaching and learning strategies and select resources as appropriate in order to meet student needs. Previous teaching experience is required.

In addition applicants will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead, develop and motivate adult students to achieve their learning goals. Excellent record keeping skills and the ability to demonstrate relevant ICT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail and Internet will also be needed.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: HR‑Team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CVs not accepted.


The Role Profiles for each of these positions can be found at the bottom of the page. If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481 or email them at HR‑Team@aspiresussex.org.uk before the appropriate deadline.

Aspire Sussex Ltd was the first Adult Education service to leave local authority control and become an independent charity. With a turnover in excess of £3million and thousands of students each year, Aspire Sussex is an award-winning enterprise offering life-changing learning opportunities for adults in their local communities.

Aspire Sussex Ltd is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. The Privacy Notice in the Related Documents list below, sets out, in line with GDPR, the types of data that we collect and hold on you as a job applicant. It also sets out how we use that information, how long we keep it for and other relevant information about your data.



Burgess Hill, Chichester, Lancing, Shoreham
Pay rate: £12.34 p/h
(Plus holiday, inclusive rate £13.83)

We are looking for additional Life Models to cover a variety of locations across West Sussex including: Burgess Hill, Chichester, Shoreham, and Lancing, from February 2018.

The successful applicant will become a member of a supply pool of available models and will pose for Life Drawing and other art classes as required.

Applicants should have excellent knowledge of life drawing poses and styles used by established artists, along with experience of working as a Life Model in group classes consistently over at least one academic year.

The successful applicants will be required to comply with relevant health & safety legislation and Safeguarding policies & procedures in the performance of the duties of the post.

A copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR Team on 01293 853481.

CV’s not accepted.



Aspire Sussex Ltd is a charity which has been providing adult and community education in – and beyond – West Sussex since 2012. We wish to appoint new trustees to our Board and would be particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who have a Marketing, Finance or Law background and who are passionate about education.

Board and sub-committee meetings are usually held in Burgess Hill. The time commitment needed is around 50 hours per year, which includes attending about 12 meetings per year.

Please note that trustees are unpaid, although expenses – such as travel to meetings – are reimbursed.

Please contact Christina Chacksfield at christina.chacksfield@aspiresussex.org.uk if you are interested in applying to join us and would like to find out more. We would especially like to hear from members of minority groups, which are currently underrepresented on our Board.


As a dynamic staff run charity we are always looking for people to get involved and volunteer with us. For further information check out the details below.

Volunteering with Aspire provides an opportunity to meet and work with a diverse group of people in a fun environment, while at the same time supporting someone on their learning journey to achieve their goals

Administrative Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Receptionist

Volunteering with Aspire provides an opportunity to meet and work with a diverse group of people in a fun environment, while at the same time inspiring members of the local community to learn, enjoy and achieve.

We are currently looking for volunteer receptionists to support our Chichester office, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. As a volunteer receptionist, the work that you might get involved with will vary depending upon the needs of the department, however some examples include: meeting, greeting & escorting students to classes, preparing registers and producing letters.

Administrative experience is desirable however we offer all of our volunteer’s full training to support them in their role, as well as the opportunity to undertake a course with Aspire as part of their continuing professional development.

Volunteers are entitled to claim travel expenses to and from the venue where they are based; the rate is 45p per mile up to a maximum of £7.20 per session.

A Volunteer Information Pack – Admin and Funding can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form, along with details of which days and hours you would be willing offer support, to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB.

If you would like any further information, please contact our HR team for an informal discussion on 01293 853481

Learning Support Volunteer Opportunities

We currently have opportunities for volunteers to support tutors in the following areas:

  • Maths
  • ESOL (English for speakers of other languages)
  • ALD (for adults with learning difficulties)

As a volunteer, you will support students, either individually or in small groups, who want to improve their skills for work, for everyday life or to help their children at school. You will be working under the guidance of a qualified tutor at all times.

We offer all of our volunteer’s full training to support them in their role, as well as the opportunity to undertake a course with Aspire as part of their continuing professional development.

If you would like to support a subject area not listed above, we would be pleased to receive your application on a speculative basis.

A Volunteer Information Pack and a copy of the role profile can be found below. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the Application Form to: hr-team@aspiresussex.org.uk or by post to HR Department, Aspire Sussex Ltd, Ifield Community College, Crawley Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, RH11 0DB. If you would like any further information, please contact our HR team for an informal discussion on 01293 853481