Traffic information

Please be aware that St Helen’s Road will close to traffic from 7am on Monday, October 9 and is scheduled to reopen at 5pm on Friday, December 1. The closure will be in place 24 hours a day during this time, with a diversion in place via Elphinstone Road, The Ridge, Junction Road and Sedlescombe Road North in both directions. Further information can be found on the East Sussex Highways website.

Live and work in Hastings

“Hastings is a town that is constantly coming up with good excuses to have a good time. There’s barely a weekend that goes by where there isn’t something happening – whether that’s a seafood and wine festival or a pirate day. 

"Being a teacher at Ark William Parker has meant that I’ve had professional opportunities I might not have had if I’d stayed in Brighton.”

– Kelvin Keigher, science teacher at Ark William Parker, moved to Hastings from Brighton

Hastings’ burgeoning art scene, historic old town and seaside air make it an attractive place to work and live. 

Ark William Parker is a fast-improving school located on a spacious green campus right in the heart of Hastings. A former sports college, Ark William Parker Academy is an all-boys secondary where exciting sports programmes sit alongside a drive for excellence in traditional academic subjects. The school shares a sixth form with nearby Ark Helenswood Academy, and has sent students to top universities like Cambridge and King’s College London.

If you are interested in working at Ark William Parker, apply now or get in touch at recruitment@arkonline.org 

Find out more about Hastings: 

With a considerably lower cost of living than London and Brighton, Hastings is a vibrant community known for its rich history, stunning seafront views, fresh local seafood and quirky art scene. Find out more about what it's like to live and work in Hastings: