• Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor - The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS
  • 0345 402 0453
  • enquiries@ohcat.org

Why work for us

OHC&AT is an exciting, forward-thinking organisation, and there are many benefits to
embarking on your career with us. There are plenty of reasons to join OHC&AT, here are
just a few:

  • Comprehensive training and development from our in-house training school
  • In-service teacher training delivered in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Opportunities to engage with internal professional networks
  • Access to counselling advice and support via Health Assured (our employee assistance programme)
  • Commitment to wellbeing supported by our Occupational Health service and mental-health first aiders
  • Scope for career progression across eight college centres, 15 academy schools and business support team
  • Generous annual leave and flexible working schemes
  • Defined benefits pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers and enhanced parental leave schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Membership to Perkbox
  • …and many more benefits

Don’t miss your opportunity to enhance your career and make a difference to the lives of young people. Click here to see our current vacancies.


I’ve worked here for almost 10 years now
and it’s our wonderful students that keep
me on my toes each week! I have learnt
so much from working with them and I feel
privileged to have been able to share and
explore their emotional worlds with them.
– Sarah, Therapist at OHC&AT

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

Latest News

OHC&AT Christmas card competition winner

Thank you to pupils and students who took part in our competition to design the official 2021 OHC&AT digital Christmas card. We received over 200 entries – what talented and creative pupils and students we have! The designs filled us …

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Official opening of Addington Valley Academy’s new school building

Last night marked the official opening of Addington Valley Academy’s new school building. OHC&AT in partnership with Croydon Council invited representatives from all of the partners who worked together to research, design, fund and build the new school to celebrate …

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Baroness Barran visits Addington Valley Academy

Addington Valley Academy (AVA) were delighted to welcome Baroness Barran, Minister for the School System this morning and showcase their new purpose designed school building. Students were very excited to meet the Minister and present her with handmade cards. Principal, …

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#ShareTheLoveOurColleges Competition

Students from Orchard Hill College were thrilled to be crowned one of four winners of the #ShareTheLoveOurColleges Competition. The competition formed part of the Association of Colleges, Love Our Colleges week. The students designed and made a cake from scratch …

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