Upper KS2 Class Teacher and Phase Leader, Eastbourne

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Gildredge HouseEastbourne

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ,912 rising to £33,487 (Gildredge House Main Pay Scale points M1-M6, 2018-19) Note: salary figures include a cost of living increase of 1% which is subject to variation. Upper Pay Scale may be accessible to the suitable applicant. The KS2 Phase Leader position attracts a further Leadership Allowance point on the GH Scale of £ 2,732pa.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 15th March 2018, 9.00am

START DATE: September 2018

INTERVIEWS: Wednesday 21st March 2018

HOURS OF WORK: Full time

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Upper KS2 Class Teacher and Phase Leader for our expanding 4-19 free school. 

Our ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgement (June 2015) was only the start of the story. The challenge is to sustain and embed this excellence through every aspect of Gildredge House as it grows to full capacity in 2018/19.

As a Class Teacher at Gildredge House you will be expected to provide stimulating and academically rigorous teaching, particularly with regard to differentiation for students of different abilities and the increased use of ICT. You will work within the Primary section to implement the Cambridge Primary Curriculum with key skills at the core, while keeping up-to-date with current developments in content and methods of a creative curriculum. You will also make a full and dynamic contribution to the Primary section and its extra-curricular activities.

This post will initially be in Year 5, leading in a key area of either Mathematics or English. Therefore please make clear your preference on your application form. If you are successful in becoming a member of staff at Gildredge House, we do expect all our staff to develop their skills and therefore flexibility will be required in future years as to where you are placed. 

You will have the benefits of a new classroom, together with a Sports Hall, Multi-Use Performance Space and landscaped outdoor areas for fun and physical activity, all of which make up an exceptional learning environment for our students.

At Gildredge House each individual is known and valued. Students are inspired to discover their passions and realise their academic potential. You will join a strong team of inspirational teachers in an exciting environment where learning is fun. If you are an imaginative and dynamic practitioner - with a passion for teaching, the capability of engaging and enthusing all students and the belief that everyone can succeed - we want to hear from you.

Do you want to be part of a school where your contribution is valued and celebrated? 

Would you like to teach children with high aspirations who are keen to learn?

Do you want to join a staff team that is diverse, collegiate and respected?

Gildredge House offers:

  • continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
  • an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
  • smaller class sizes
  • strong discipline
  • excellent pastoral care
  • an extended school day for older students
  • supervised prep
  • a range of extra-curricular activities
  • parent and community involvement

Our school motto: 'Aspire'

Salary range:  £22,912 rising to £33,487 (Gildredge House Main Pay Scale points M1-M6, 2018-19) Note: salary figures include a cost of living increase of 1% which is subject to variation. Upper Pay Scale may be accessible to the suitable applicant. The KS2 Phase Leader position attracts a further Leadership Allowance point on the GH Scale of £ 2,732pa.

If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website: http://www.gildredgehouse.org.uk/vacancies/

Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk by 9.00am on Thursday 15th March 2018.

If you wish to discuss the post further or visit the school, please contact Mrs Geldard on c.geldard@gildredgehouse.org.uk Tel: 01323 400650

Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Compton Place Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 400650
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