Upper KS2 Primary Class Teacher, East Sussex

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Gildredge HouseEast Sussex

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ‘£23,719 rising to £39,406’
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

CLOSING DATE: Monday 25th February 2019 at 9.00am

START DATE: 1st September 2019 

INTERVIEWS: Friday 1st March 2019 

HOURS OF WORK: Full time

  • 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?

If the answers to these questions is ‘yes’, then Gildredge House wants to hear from you. We are looking to appoint two exceptional candidates to the post of Upper Key Stage 2 (KS2) Primary Class Teacher for our expanding 4-19 free school. 

Our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018) is a strong foundation on which to build and develop the school.  The challenge is to sustain and further improve through every aspect of Gildredge House as it grows to full capacity in 2019.

As a Primary 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 Team 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 phase and its extra-curricular activities.

These posts will initially will be in Years 5 and 6, delivering in a key area of either Mathematics or English. Therefore, please make clear your preference of Year Group on your Application for Employment Form. If you are successful in becoming a staff member 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.

Gildredge House offers:

  • continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
  • an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
  • strong discipline
  • specialist teaching in key subject areas of the curriculum, including a Modern Foreign Language, Sport and Music
  • excellent pastoral care
  • a range of extra-curricular activities
  • parent and community involvement

Our school motto: 'Aspire'

Salary range: ‘£23,719 rising to £39,406’

If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website at 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 Monday 25th February 2019.

If you wish to discuss the post further, please contact the Assistant Head Teacher, Mr James Towner:  j.towner@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, and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check.



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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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