We are recruiting!

KS1 and EYFS or KS2 Class Teacher.

Main or Upper Pay Range

Full-time required for September 2024 (ECT’s welcome to apply)

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and hard-working teacher who will deliver the very best learning experiences for our children. Our rural village school needs an outstanding teacher from September 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a forward-thinking staff and wonderful children.
Clapham and Patching C of E Primary School is in the heart of the South Downs. We pride ourselves on our inclusive ethos, as we aim to provide the best possible education for all our children.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to work with well-motivated children and supportive parents
  • Free well-being and medical support cover
  • The opportunity to be part of the South Downs Education Trust MAT

Are you someone who:

  • Ensures through great teaching that progress over time is outstanding?
  • Works hard to ensure that all gaps in learning are closed between groups within the class?
  • Works with members of the school team and our parents?
  • Is willing to support our school within the wider community?
  • Has excellent communication skills?
  • Is a positive role model for all pupils?
  • Is willing to lead on a range of curriculum subjects
  • Loves learning outdoors

For further enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact Sarah Huskinson on 01903 871 214. 

Details of this role, including a job description, information on why you may wish to join us, how to apply and an application form can be downloaded from the school website at https://www.claphamandpatching.co.uk/our-school/vacancies/ or from the links in this advert.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 18 March 2024 by 9am. An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26 March 2024. For exceptional candidates an early interview may take place, so an early application is advisable.

Completed applications should be sent to Mr Panayiotou, CEO c/o Worthing High School or emailed to vacancies@sdetrust.net

NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES: We prefer to hire people directly but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We will be in touch if we need you.

Please note, because of the nature of this job, if you are successful in your application, you will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service with barred list check.  This will be done by means of applying for a DBS certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent.  Clearance will be obtained before employment commences. As part of KCSIE guidelines we will also carry out Social Media screening for shortlisted candidates (permission will be requested prior to checks being completed).

South Downs Education Trust (SDET) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • Worthing High School & Clapham and Patching C of E Primary school are part of SDET, which is an academy trust and a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number 8276210. The Registered Office is at: South Farm Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 7AR
  • We recognise continuous service from academy/non-academy schools