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Class Teacher (Wivelsfield Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/9205
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 13
  • Salary: £24,373 - £40,490 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RH17 7QN

Job introduction

Hours of work: 13 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 12 months

Closing date: Monday 6 July 2020 at 9am

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Wivelsfield Primary School
South Road
Wivelsfield Green
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

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative part time teacher to join our happy and dedicated team in Upper KS2 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.
  • 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

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. Our website is currently under re-construction so if you have any problems, please 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.

Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

Closing date: Monday 6 July 2020 at 9am

Interviews: Thursday 9 July 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.


  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/9205
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 13
  • Salary: £24,373 - £40,490 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RH17 7QN