Reception or Year 1 Class Teacher
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/13593
  • Published: Fri 23/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time and Part Time
  • Salary: Teachers Main Scale/UPS1
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3YT

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Reception or Year 1 Class Teacher

Job introduction

2 Full Time Fixed Term Posts (TMS/UPS 1) and 1 0.4 Fixed Term Post  

We are looking for two full time teachers and one part time teacher to join our dedicated and experienced team and lead a class of brilliant children in either Reception or Year 1. We currently have three maternity cover positions – two full time posts and one part time (0.4) role – all roles are on a fixed term contract basis.

Paid weeks per year: 52

Fixed term: Maternity leave cover, one year

Start date: September 2021




About the role

St. Andrew’s is a positive and progressive school and an exciting and rewarding place to work. We have a hardworking, friendly staff team united in the belief that we are all learning together. We are proud to be a Church of England school and our mission is, ‘To inspire a love of learning and live ‘life in all its fullness.’ ’

We are seeking to appoint dynamic, enthusiastic, highly- skilled teachers to join our fantastic team. As an excellent practitioner, you will share our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning.

This is an exciting opportunity for either a newly qualified teacher beginning their journey, or an experienced teacher looking to develop their career.

Our school constantly thrives to achieve the best for all children and the following six areas of special interest to us as a school:

  • Designing a bespoke St. Andrew’s curriculum
  • Creative subject leadership skills
  • Personal and Spiritual Development
  • Community Inclusion
  • Maximising the impact of the environment on learning
  • Nurture – enabling children and staff to flourish

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a proven record of excellent teaching that has an impact on pupil progress
  • Be highly motivated and creative
  • Be inspirational, very well organised with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • View teaching as a vocation and love their work
  • Be a team player, with good interpersonal skills
  • Be sympathetic and supportive of the Christian ethos
  • Be an excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents exemplifying our core principle of kindness
  • Have high expectations of behaviour and achievement for all children
  • The opportunity to shine and share your strengths with others

In return we give you:

  • Freedom to innovate
  • Truly remarkable, highly motivated children
  • A fun, friendly, supportive staff team and school community
  • Inspiring outdoor learning spaces
  • The latest technology in classrooms
  • On-going professional development
  • Excellent Teaching Assistants
  • Excellent SEN support across the school
  • An engaged, active community in the centre of a diverse, inclusive and vibrant city

We warmly welcome visits to the school. If you would like to make an appointment or have an informal discussion about the roles with Sophie Thomas (Headteacher), please contact the school office. Email: Telephone number: 01273 770082

Closing date: 7th May 12:00 GMT

Interview date: Week beginning 10th May 

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

Belfast Street, Hove, BN3 3YT, email:

School Office: (01273) 770082


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. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.


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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