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Class Teacher (Maternity cover)

Posted on 21 June 2019

  • LocationDowns View School Woodingdean
  • Salary£23,720 - £39,406 + SEN £2,149
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateApply by 4 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/2697
Positions available 1
Working hours 32.4
Closing date 4 July 2019
Job category Teaching & Leadership
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: TMS/UPS + SEN Allowance

Hours per week: 32.4

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: As soon as possible

Fixed term for: Maternity leave cover

Closing date: 4 July 

Interview date: week commencing 8 July 

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Warren Road, Woodingdean, Brighton, BN2 6BB

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 601680


About the role

We currently have a vacancy for a Teacher (maternity cover) at Downs View School Woodingdean.

Downs View is an Outstanding (Ofsted 2016) SEN Specialism (communication & interaction) school & college for pupils aged 4 to 25 years.

We are a highly innovative, committed, outward looking and enthusiastic organisation in all aspects of our work but especially: highest quality education and care, inclusive practice, staff development and parental engagement.

School age roll:  171 in total of which 104 are at Downs View Woodingdean and have needs related to SLD/PMLD/ASC and 67 are at Downs View Hollingdean and have complex needs, SEMH & autism.

Our 16-19 College provision at our Link College and 19 – 25 provision is at Downs View Life Skills College (this is independent of the local authority but is part of the broader Downs View organisation). Our aim is to create outstanding provision for adult learners with a range of needs but fundamentally concentrating on those with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound & multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and SLD with autism.

We are now very interested to hear from qualified teachers with SEN & Disability experience for vacancies at Downs View. The school age vacancy is for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3.

Teachers may be required to carry out the duties set out in Schedule 3 of The Education (School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions of Employment) order 1993. 


Additional information

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.

Company information

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.


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