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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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TEACHER OF ENGLISH (Temporary Maternity cover)
Both full time and part time working will be considered
MPS-UPS £22,917 – £38,633 per annum

Fixed term until 31 August 2018

Required from February 2018, a high quality teacher of English to join a very successful English department within this high achieving school.  The successful candidate will teach English across KS3/4 depending on experience.

The English department is a mutually supportive, highly cohesive and exciting place to work.  This post would suit someone who is keen to develop their teaching skills and feels they could make a positive contribution to such a department.

Teacher of English Job Description - Click Here
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The closing date for this role is Friday, 8 December 2017 (by noon).

Interview arrangements will be sent to shortlisted applicants.



£17,178 - £18,070 per annum (pro rata)
37 hours per week/40 weeks per year/TTO

We are seeking to appoint an Administrative Support Assistant to provide specific administrative support to our Senior Leadership Team as well as supporting the work of the Reception team. We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills and proficient in a broad range of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.

Good attention to detail, demonstrating initiative, proactivity, and being flexible enough to respond to varied needs/work pressures is a necessity.  Previous administration experience and knowledge of working within a school environment would be desirable.

Admin Support Assistant Job Description - Click Here
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Closing date for this role:  Friday, 1 December 2017 (at noon)

Interview arrangements will be sent to shortlisted applicants.




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.