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Class Teacher KS1

Posted on 21 June 2019

  • LocationManor Field Primary School
  • Salary£23,720 - £35,008
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateApply by 1 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/2702
Positions available 1
Working hours 32.4
Closing date 1 July 2019
Job category Teaching & Leadership
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: TMS

Hours per week: Full-time

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: September 2019 / Autumn term of 2019/2020 academic year (allowing for the resignation period)

Closing date: 1 July

Interview date: 9 July 

Please use the application form and safer recruitment form attached. Email your completed forms with a covering letter to Miss D Bailey, Headteacher, to

For further information contact the school office on 01444 233368


About the role

We are a school that keeps expectations high but put trust, transparency and support at the heart of school improvement. At Manor Field School we are committed to working in close partnership with parents, pupils and the community and are determined that all children are given the opportunity to achieve their very best.   

Manor Field School is looking for an experienced class teacher for KS1 who shares our love of teaching and learning and our determination to do the very best for each and every child who walks through the door. It is a full time role and will suit an experienced teacher. At Manor Field, in upper KS1 we have three Year 2 classes and we are looking for a teacher, who can guarantee great progress for every child and has the determination to ensure no child is left behind.

If you think this is you, either send your application prior to the closing date or if you would like to arrange a tour of the school, please contact Lucie Ager, PA to Head Teacher at

The successful applicant will need to evidence:

  • Consistently great teaching which secures good progress for all pupils
  • The ability to lead and inspire pupils so that they develop a real thirst for learning and improvement
  • A passion for children’s learning
  • The skills and attitude to contribute actively towards our whole school vision. 

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A wonderful mix of children who love to learn and thrive on responsibility
  • A great team of leaders
  • A working environment where respect, kindness and love is mixed with passion, drive and energy.
  • Comprehensive staff training
  • A school that promotes professional development and will extend the freedom and opportunity for staff to develop their practice and widen their experiences
  • The many advantages of a large school, such as team working, extensive facilities both in and outdoor and wide-ranging staff expertise.

School Information

Manor Field Primary is among the largest primary schools in West Sussex with approx. 500 children. Manor Field is situated on the outskirts of Burgess Hill, less than a minute’s walking distance from Wivelsfield train station; a number of our staff travel from Brighton by train each day. We enjoy all of the benefits of a large school including team working, a spacious building and excellent outdoor facilities. To find out more, please visit our website at

Manor Field is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

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.

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 City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and are not the employer in this case.


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