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Class Teacher (Wivelsfield Primary School )

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/495/8708
  • Published: Wed 20/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24,373 to £40,490 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wivelsfield Green

Hours of work: Full-time teachers hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 12 months

Closing date: Friday 05 June 2020

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Wivelsfield Primary School, South Road, Wivelsfield Green, Haywards Heath, East Sussex, RH17 7QN
Phone: 01444 471393
Email: office@wivelsfield.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.wivelsfieldschool.org
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

One of our teachers is unexpectedly relocating and, as a result, there is the opportunity for an  enthusiastic and creative full time teacher to join our happy and dedicated team in KS1 at Wivelsfield Primary School in September 2020.

The position is fixed term for a year, but there is a possibility it could be made permanent. The school is single form entry and benefits from spacious modern  premises with  extensive  grounds and the use of an adjoining natural area for Forest School and outdoor learning. The school is  situated in the heart of the village, near both  Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill and within a 30 minute drive from Brighton.  We are a very popular, oversubscribed school, and  pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming with a strong ‘community ethos'.

The successful candidate will:
- be an enthusiastic and excellent classroom practitioner, who is able to engage children through exciting and creative teaching.
- be committed to high standards and raising attainment for all children.
- be able to create an exciting and purposeful learning environment.
- be flexible and able to work closely with their KS team and the wider school community.
- have excellent knowledge of teaching early mathematics and phonics
- be keen to engage in continuing professional development
- be willing to lead at a subject (not relevant for NQTs)

The school will offer:
- a happy and supportive environment in spacious modern premises
-  well-behaved, polite children who are motivated to learn
- support to develop middle leadership skills (not  relevant for NQTs)
- parents who engage  well with the school
- a commitment to  promoting a good work life balance
- a school that is forward thinking and keen to  further develop creative and outdoor learning 
- good professional development opportunities through Newick Teaching school and the Ashdown EIP

Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

If  you are interested in this position; please look for further details in  the  job description and person specification which can be found in our application pack on our website: www.wivelsfieldschool.org. Alternatively contact the school office for a pack, preferably by e-mail: office@wivelsfield.e-sussex.sch.uk

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, we can only  invite you to visit the school between 8.00 and 8.30 or after 3.30pm. If you would like to visit, please call to arrange an appointment,  or if you prefer, please feel free to phone for an informal chat  or to ask any questions about this position:  01444 471393/ 07580712810.

Closing date:  Friday 05 June 2020
Interview date: Tuesday  09 June 2020  

Additional information

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Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/495/8708
  • Published: Wed 20/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 05/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24,373 to £40,490 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wivelsfield Green