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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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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/Permanent
MPS-UPS £24,373 - £40,490 per annum
Potential TLR responsibilities for the right candidate, depending on level of experience.
Relocation expenses available if applicable

Required from September 2020 a passionate teacher of mathematics to join an outstanding maths team.

This is a perfect career opportunity to join a high performing team in a high performing school with a commitment to career development which would be very suitable for an ambitious teacher at the start of their career as well as a more experienced candidate.

Teacher Job Description - Click Here
Teacher of Maths Information - Click Here

Closing Date: 30th January 2020 (by noon)


LEADER OF LEARNING – Information Technology and Computer Science
Full-time / Permanent
MPS - UPS £24,373 - £40,490 per annum + TLR 2A £2769

Required for an April or September 2020 start, an excellent Leader of Learning and Teacher of IT and Computing, capable of teaching to GCSE. The successful candidate would be joining an IT team within the Technology and Enterprise department of a high achieving school, which greatly values IT within the curriculum. The successful candidate should be confident and competent in teaching Python to GCSE.

At the core of our values is supporting students so that they can achieve personal excellence. Whilst we are a high performing school, we are fully inclusive and students make progress irrespective of need or background. The successful candidate will be prepared to go the extra mile, be keen to work as part of a team, and be open to, and willing to share, new ideas.

LOL ITC Job Description - Click Here
LOL ITC Information - Click Here

Closing Date: 30th January 2020 (by noon)



37 hours per week/39 weeks per year (paid for 46 weeks to include holiday entitlement)
Single Status Grade 6, Pts 14-16 £19,946 - £20,751 per annum
Actual pro rata salary range is 17,644 – 18,357 per annum

We are seeking a Senior Cover Supervisor who will hold responsibility for the day to day supply cover management of the school.  They must be well organised, self-confident, and have good communication and inter-personal skills.

This role involves the organisation of all aspects of cover for absent staff, and includes the co-ordination of Support staff Cover Supervisors and Supply teachers.  The post holder will also be required to cover lessons and provide supervision for students. There is an expectation that the Cover Manager will start by 07.30am each day.

For more information on this role please see the full job description and person specification as well as the job information sheet.

Senior Cover Supervisor Job Description - Click Here
Senior Cover Supervisor Information - Click Here

Closing Date:  Thursday, 30 January 2020 (by noon)

Interview details will be sent to shortlisted candidates.



To apply for this post, please download and complete the support staff application form below and e-mail it to



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.