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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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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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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF LEARNING for HUMANITIES with leadership responsibility for the history department
Full time / Full year / Permanent
MPS-UPS (£23,720 - £39,406) plus TLR2c £6646

Required for September 2019, an outstanding teacher of history, with a successful record of high-quality GCSE outcomes and proven or emerging leadership skills.  The role of Assistant Director of Learning encompasses a leader of learning role.  The successful applicant will be involved in supporting the development of all humanities subject areas, taking a lead responsibility for the history department. The successful candidate would be line managed by the Director of Learning for Humanities and strongly assisted by a supportive humanities faculty. 

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Closing Date:  Friday, 5th April 2019 (by noon).

Interviews will take place on Friday, 26th April 2019. Full interview details will be sent to shortlisted candidates.


To apply for any of the above posts, please download and complete the below  teaching application form and e-mail to



Single Status Grade 3 (pt 7) £17,007 per annum
37 hours per week/52 weeks per year (full time/full year)
Working hours 12.00pm – 20.00pm Monday to Thursday, 10.00am – 18.00pm Friday

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.

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Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd April (at noon)

Interviews will be held on Thursday 4th April.

To apply for any of the above posts, please download and complete the below  teaching application form and e-mail 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.