Class Teacher (Ringmer Primary and Nursery)

Job details
Employer Ringmer Primary School
Location Lewes
Contract type Permanent
Closing Date 11 Feb 2019

Hours of work: Teachers' Full time hoursWorking pattern: Full-time

Fixed term for: This is a Maternity Cover from early May 2019 to Feb 2020, in the first instance

Closing date: Noon, Monday 11 February 2019Interview date: Wednesday 27 February 2019Please contact our school office if you would like a visit.

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Ringmer Primary & Nursery SchoolHarrisons LaneRingmerEast SussexBN8 5LL

Phone: 01273 812463 Email: office@ringmerprimary.school

 Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

About the Role

We are pleased to offer the exciting opportunity for a full time teacher to join our team in Key Stage 2, Year 4, starting early May 2019.The post is to cover the current teacher who is going on maternity leave.The vacancy is offered for up to 10 months in the first instance, on a fixed - term basis.

A job share opportunity could be considered for the right candidate. The post would also suit an NQT. Our school is part of a growing and thriving village community. We have a beautiful new building and we offer a happy, safe learning environment for staff and pupils.We offer a stimulating curriculum with key skills being delivered through varied and exciting learning journeys, drawing on growth mind sets and a creative curriculum. 

We are looking for innovative and self-motivated candidates to join our dedicated team. You will need to have a commitment to high standards of achievement and set high expectations to inspire excellence by motivation and challenge.The successful candidate will:

- Be an innovative classroom practitioner promoting positive attitudes, values and behaviour- Demonstrate creativity in teaching & learning to ensure pupils make good progress- Be committed to raising standards and a high quality education- Be willing to take part in the wider life of the school community- Communicate effectively with all stakeholders

We can offer:

- Opportunities for professional development to broaden experience- Support from colleagues and our strong Senior Leadership Team

Additional information

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.  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. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

Equal opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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.  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. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.