Hours per week: 0.5 FTE
Paid weeks per year: 52
Start date: 1 September 2019
Fixed term for: 12 months to cover maternity leave
Closing date: 17 June 2019
Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:
For further information contact the school office on
About the role
We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher to provide maternity cover. We require an enthusiastic, child-centred practitioner whose main passions are to instil a love of learning into our pupils and to develop a learning to learn culture within the classroom and throughout the school.
Visits to the school are very welcome so that you can see we are a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities. Our school is a four form-entry primary school with over 800 pupils on roll. We are an improving school and we are very proud of:
• the engagement and motivation of our pupils
• our inquiry based and thought provoking curriculum
• our friendly staff and governor teams
• the sense of community that exists with our families
We ask all candidates to ensure that the supporting statement of their application form is written with subheadings corresponding to each of the criteria identified in the person specification for this role.
Term: This is a part time (0.5FTE) post, it is temporary to cover a maternity leave but we anticipate it will last one year.
To apply: Please visit our website for further information and to download an application form. Please email your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org (CVs will not be accepted.)
Closing date: 9:00am on Monday, 17th June
Interview date: (TBC)
Balfour Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
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.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.