Teacher of English, East Sussex

Closing date:

Priory SchoolEast Sussex
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 to £39,406 a year
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



Teacher of English x 2
(permanent & temporary)

Main/Upper Pay Scale 

Priory is a very successful school with an excellent reputation. The school is consistently oversubscribed yet has a genuinely comprehensive intake. The Governors of this successful school seek to appoint two well-qualified, talented, committed and inspiring teachers of English.

Both vacancies are to start September 2019 on a full time basis.  We have one permanent and one temporary position to cover maternity leave.  Please indicate your preference on the application form.

The successful applicants will have: 

  • A commitment to high expectations, with the ability to inspire and challenge students. 
  • Develop targeted learning resources to support the diverse make-up of the student body.  
  • A proven track record of impacting upon students' learning. 
  • The ability to teach English at KS3 and KS4. 
  • A clear understanding of current and future curriculum developments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • The attributes to be a strong form tutor. 
  • Qualified Teacher Status.

The post would be suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher.  The yearly Salary is Main /Upper Pay Scale, £23,720 to £39,406.  

Previous applicants need not apply.

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded directly from our school website at www.priory.e-sussex.sch.uk under ‘staff vacancies’.  For any queries please contact the Personnel Officer, Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2XN. Telephone: 01273 476231 extension 211 or e-mail: personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk 

Closing date for receipt of applications:  Thursday, 25 April 2019 at 9.00 a.m.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning, 29 April 2019.

Please return application forms to the Personnel Officer at the above address or email personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk 

Please note that if you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date then we regret that your application has not been successful.  

East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. 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. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.

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More about Priory School
Address: Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1273 476231