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Willingdon Community School is part of East Sussex County Council, 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).

As part of the application process, you will be asked to declare information relating to previous employment dismissals and criminal convictions. For further details about why we ask for this and what you should or shouldn’t declare, you can visit the Disclosure and Barring Service or Ex-Offenders and Employment

For further information about what is required in this process please go to

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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.

Equality of Opportunity and Diversity Policy Statement

To Apply

Please download the relevant application form from below, completed applications can be e-mailed to or posted to Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 9QX

Information about the interview arrangements will be sent to the shortlisted candidates.

Note to Candidates:  If you have not heard from the school/establishment within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should normally assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview.

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Trans Employees Guidance Policy

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£15,116 - £15,246 per annum (pro rata)
5 hours per week/39 weeks per year
(Paid for 43.95 weeks to include holiday payment)

We are looking to recruit a bank of enthusiastic and flexible staff (from both Teaching and Support staff) to join our lunchtime team responsible for the supervision of our students around the school site.  The successful candidates will work during the lunchtime period as detailed in the job description and person specification.  We need individuals who are flexible, patient, able to work on their own initiative, can communicate well, but most of all enjoy working with young people. 

This Term Time only role is available throughout the working week, Monday to Friday, we do also welcome applications from persons wishing to work on particular days.  This role may involve outside duties as well as within the school, including enabling the supervision of a quiet room for study.

Lunchtime Supervisor Information - Click Here
Lunchtime Supervisor Job Description - Click Here



£20,249 - £21,463 per annum
37 hours per week/52 weeks per year
Full time/Full year/Permanent

Willingdon Community School is seeking to recruit a Site Manager to lead our Site team, and is committed to the continued improvement of our premises for the benefit of our students, staff and visitors.

It is essential that the Site Manager is able to take responsibility and be flexible in their approach to working with colleagues.  A can do positive attitude, and the ability to be proactive, and prioritise works to be completed are essential requirements of this role.

Site Manager Information - Click Here
Site Manager Job Description - Click Here

Closing Date:  Thursday, 29 June 2017 (by noon).


£22,074 - £23,842 per annum (pro rata)
(Actual pro rata salary range is £11,037 – £11,921 per annum)
18.5 hours per week - Wednesday to Friday

Part-time/Fixed term for 1 year initially

This is a full year position however term time only will also be considered if preferred.

This busy and varied role involves managing all aspects of HR within a fast-paced school.  The successful person will have proven generalist experience in HR related activities.  They will be required to support the Headteacher, senior management, Governors and employees in ensuring polices are followed correctly while providing advice and guidance on a whole range of topics.  Candidates should have good knowledge of HR policy and procedures, excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.  The successful person will ideally be CIPD qualified.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Cheryl Fox on 01323 485254 or e-mail

HR Officer Information - Click Here
HR Officer job Description - Click Here

Closing Date:  Thursday, 29 June 2017 (by noon).




To apply for all vacancies, please download and complete the applicable application form from below and return via email to:

or by post to:

Willingdon Community School
Broad Road
Lower Willingdon
East Sussex
BN20 9QX


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NB: we advise applying promptly for our vacancies as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.