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Teacher Primary (Cross in Hand CEP School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/231210/35311
  • Published: Fri 04/08/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 30/09/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £28,000 - £43,685 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Heathfield

Job introduction

Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 1 year

Closing date: Saturday 30 September 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Cross in Hand CEP School, Sheepsetting Lane, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 0XG
Phone: 01435 862941
Email: office@cross-in-hand.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: http://www.crossinhandschool.com
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the largest primary school in Heathfield. 

Cross in Hand is a happy and successful C of E Primary School in Heathfield, East Sussex.  We have genuinely lovely children, supportive parents and a great team of staff.  Our academic results are good, but we also develop the ‘Whole Child’, so we value the creative arts and sport too – we even have our own swimming pool!

Within a Christian environment, we aim to provide a beacon of light to guide children on their journey through life, equipping them with the values which will lay the foundations for future development.

Every adult is committed to being inspirational; sharing their knowledge, interest and passions; creating life-long learners who are confident to explore, navigate and develop their understanding of the world around them.

We aim to recruit high calibre staff who are committed to achieving the highest standards. The successful candidate must be reflective and have the ability to contribute to the school’s journey towards ‘outstanding’.

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher starting in term 2. 

Our successful candidate will have:

•         A high level of classroom expertise

•         A track record of good or better teaching

•         A secure understanding of the curriculum

•         The ability to work in partnership with staff, pupils and parents

•         Willingness to work within a church school ethos

•         High expectations of pupils, colleagues and themselves

•         Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team

•         An awareness of the need to be reflective in all areas

•         A commitment to contribute to the wider curriculum and offering enrichment opportunities to all

•         The ability to effectively promote and develop the vision, aims, culture and ethos of the school

•         The ability to create an inspirational learning environment

•         The passion for making learning experiences exciting, memorable and engaging for all

We can offer you:

•         Excellent training and development opportunities

•         A welcoming and supportive team

•         A friendly, exciting, diverse and welcoming environment

•         Children who love coming to school and who are keen to learn

•         A school with a history of strong academic results

Please visit our website at www.crossinhandschool.com  to get a flavour of our school and then contact the office to arrange a visit. 

This vacancy is being advertised as a 1 year fixed term maternity cover contract.

Closing date for applications is 5.30pm on Friday 30 September with interviews being held the following week. 

This is a great opportunity for you to join a happy, supportive and successful team in our inclusive and nurturing school.  Call us on 01435 862941 to arrange a visit.

We look forward to meeting you!  

Additional information


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.

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.


Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/231210/35311
  • Published: Fri 04/08/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 30/09/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £28,000 - £43,685 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Heathfield

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