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Class Teacher (KS1 or KS2)
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/12336
  • Published: Fri 12/02/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £25,714 - £41,604
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 7QA

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Class Teacher (KS1 or KS2)

Job introduction

The Bilingual Primary School offers a unique opportunity to work in a bilingual setting in Spanish and English. The successful candidate will have the advantage of working in a new, purpose built school and, more importantly, to play a significant role in shaping the next phase of the school’s development to secure an outstanding education for children. The teacher appointed will have the opportunity to make a difference and to gain experience of innovating, creating and leading within an environment of professional autonomy and trust.  

This role will suit teachers at the early stage of their careers as well as those with more experience.  NQTs are welcome to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who are fluent in Spanish.

Overseas candidates are welcome to apply. We are able to conduct initial interviews by Skype.

We would consider applications for a job share.

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: September 2021

Fixed Term - end date to be confirmed

About the role

We are looking for outstanding teachers who love teaching and:

Have excellent subject knowledge across the curriculum allowing them to provide exciting contexts through which children can learn and deepen their understanding;

Create an ethos of eagerness in their class ensuring children love learning and are motivated and confident and constantly prepared to reflect and improve;

Know their class well and are exceptionally skilled at planning and adapting their teaching to meet the needs of every child;

Who aspire to promote our core drivers of autonomy, curiosity, perseverance and collaboration;

Are continually looking for opportunities to develop their own practice including working within a bilingual curriculum;

Form positive, proactive partnerships with colleagues, parents and carers with a strong focus on developing effective strategies for communication; 

We would normally welcome visits but are unable to accommodate this due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please contact us if you would like further information and see a tour of the school by some of our pupils at:

Welcome to Bilingual Primary School!

Tour of the school guided by some of our students. We hope you like it!

Please call 01273 916212 or visit for more information.

The governors of our school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Apply now

Please note that we only accept electronic application and do not accept CVs. Please send your completed application form to

For further information, see the Person Spec below.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 8th March 

Interview date: Week commencing 22nd March 

Observations will be part of the interview process. These will be carried out by prior arrangement in candidate’s current setting before interview, or on interview date at BPS, as appropriate.


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 Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.


Company information

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

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.