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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

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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.

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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.

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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



Single Status Grade 3/4 £15,377 - £16,781 per annum (pro rata)
Actual pro rata salary range is £5,404 – £5,898 per annum
15 hours per week/40 weeks per year
(Paid for 45.08 weeks to include holiday payment)

Fixed term until July 2018 initially, where it will be subject to review.

 The appointed person will be enthusiastic, flexible, and have a pro-active approach to tasks in the classroom, they will be required to support teaching staff and provide admin support where needed. 

The post will involve general preparation for practical lessons; applicants will be expected to work alongside Science teachers as well as independently.  The successful candidate will show initiative and have good communication and IT skills.  They will become part of a team that supports the growth and development of a high achieving school.  Some Technician experience would be favourable.

Science Technician Information - Click Here
Science Technician Job Description - Click Here

The closing date for this role is Thursday 27 July 2017 (by noon)



37 hours a week, 52 weeks a year (Full time/Full year)
(Working hours 14.00pm – 22.00pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 18.00pm on a Friday)
Single Status Grade 3 (pts 5 – 7) £15,377 - £15,809 per annum

We are looking for a hard working, pro-active and reliable Site Assistant to join our Site Team.  This post would cover all aspects of site maintenance, cleaning and caretaking duties, including responsibility for lettings on weekday evenings.  The successful applicant should be able to work within a team and on their own initiative.  The person should be flexible, and available outside of the stated hours, if required, including emergency call outs.

As the post requires occasionally driving the school minibus you will be expected to have a full driving license, ideally with D1 eligibility, however minibus driver training would be provided, if needed.  During holiday periods when the School is not in session, there is flexibility to modify working patterns, enabling the postholder to start and finish earlier.

Site Assistant Information - Click Here
Site Assistant Job Description - Click Here

Closing Date: Thursday, 3 August 2017 (at noon)
Interview Date: Friday, 25 August 2017




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.