Science Teacher, Chailey - near Lewes East Sussex

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Chailey SchoolChailey - near Lewes East Sussex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Chailey is a thriving, successful school set in rural Sussex within easy reach of Brighton. We are proud of our traditional values and innovative approaches to Teaching and Learning. Staff are friendly, dedicated and supportive; our students are happy and proud to be part of the school. Chailey is a school where teachers and students can thrive. We are seeking a talented, innovative colleague who would be keen to work with motivated and responsive young people. Visitors to Chailey School often comment on the calm teaching environment and fantastic relationships between students and teachers. 

We had our last Ofsted visit in January 2017 and we are very pleased with the feedback that we received. The Ofsted report contained comments such as:

· ‘an established culture and ethos of the school, which is enhanced by the strong relationships between staff and pupils’ 

· ‘pupils make good, and sometimes better, progress’

· ‘pupils appreciate what staff do for them and, therefore, their conduct is typically exemplary, both in lessons and around the school’

We believe that this is a very strong foundation from which to aspire to excellence in everything we do.

The school has an excellent track record in GCSE Science results and the department has a strong collaborative approach to continually improving teaching and learning. The successful candidate will work with a group of supportive and dedicated colleagues. The position is suitable for NQTs or more experienced teachers. As a strategic partner of Newick Teaching School there are many opportunities for staff training and development. 

If you have a strong desire to help students of all abilities to achieve the best they can, whilst fulfilling your own potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you. 

Further details are set out in the application pack on our website ( or please contact Amanda Hilton, PA to the Head Teacher, at the school address shown or email:

We would be very pleased to show any potential candidates around the school and to discuss the position further. Please contact us to arrange a suitable time. 

Closing date: Monday 5th March 2018

Chailey School - Mill Lane, South Chailey, East Sussex, BN8 4PU
Tel: 01273 890407
Head Teacher: Mrs Helen Key

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More about Chailey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mill Lane, South Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4PU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 890407
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