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Vacancies at Willingdon

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.

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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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Full time / Full year / Permanent
MPS-UPS £22,917 – £38,633 per annum

Required for September 2017, a high quality teacher of Science to join a successful and experienced team within this high achieving school.  This high attaining department is looking for either experienced or newly qualified teachers with a passion for Science and a commitment to the success of all students.

To apply for this post, please download and complete the application form from the school website: or, e-mail:

Science Teacher Job Description - Click Here
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Closing Date:  Wednesday 21st March 2018 (by noon)




Single status Grade 2 £15,116 per annum (pro rata) / £7.84 per hour
Claims Only basis

We are looking for reliable and professional individuals to invigilate the summer 2018 GCSE examinations. The successful applicants must be professional and have the ability to communicate effectively with people.

Under the supervision of our Exams Manager you will be required to supervise students, assist with distribution and collection of examination papers, ensure that the students enter and leave exam halls calmly and deal with student queries.

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Single Status Grade 4 £16,123 - £16,781 per annum
Permanent 32.5 hours per week/39 weeks per year
Required from March 2018

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to play a key role in academically supporting and mentoring students vulnerable to underachievement, in improving their learning and engagement with school.  The successful candidate will be working in and out of class with a caseload of Pupil Premium students from across all year groups.

The post requires experience working with students 1:1 and in class; it may be useful to have some knowledge or experience of behaviour management or counselling skills.  The successful applicant will show initiative, an ability to liaise with teaching staff and demonstrate that they have the tenacity to ensure that the students’ progress.

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The closing date for this role is Friday 23rd March 2018 (by noon).



Single Status Grade 5 £17,178 - £18,070 per annum (pro rata)
37 hours per week/40 weeks per year/Term time only

The post holder will provide support to the Teacher for Inclusion and Deputy Head, in relation to student progress and behaviour in the inclusion room (LINC 1). The inclusion room caters for students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour or social, emotional, mental health issues. To liaise with both students and parent/carers where appropriate and to provide behavioural and academic support to students under inclusion provision.

Progress & Support Professional for Inclusion Job Description - Click Here
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Closing Date: 13th April 2018 (noon).

Interview details will be sent to shortlisted candidates.



Single Status Grade 4/5 £16,123 - £18,070 per annum (pro rata)
Actual pro rata salary range is £13,007 - £14,581 per annum
Permanent/33.75 hours per week/39 weeks per year

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor who is self-confident with good communication and inter-personal skills.  The successful person must have a professional approach, be reliable and well-organised.  The job will involve classroom supervision of students while overseeing work set by absent teachers using the material supplied.

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The closing date for this role is Monday, 16 April 2018 (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.