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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

DBS Policy Statement

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.

Equality Policy

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.

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Trans Employees Guidance Policy

Nurture Statement

Read our School Policies


There are no current vacancies



Single Status Grade 3 £18,562 per annum (pro rata)
Fixed term from 1st September 2021 – 1st April 2022
34 hours per week/39 weeks per year (paid for 46 weeks per year to include holiday entitlement)

We are seeking to appoint a team of hardworking and enthusiastic Learning Mentors who would act as role models to our students. The post would be perfect for individuals who have completed their current phase of education and wish to experience working in a professional environment before embarking on their chosen career path.

Learning Mentor Job Description - Click Here
Learning Mentor Information - Click Here 

Closing Date: 8th January 2021 (by noon)

For further information, please watch this video from some of our past Learning Mentors  - Click Here


Further information and to apply for this post, please download and complete the below support staff application form and e-mail:








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

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.

 Learning Mentors  - Information Video - Click Here