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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.

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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 £22,917 – £38,633 per annum
TLR2a - £2,667

Required from September 2018/January 2019, a dedicated and enthusiastic 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 feels they could make a positive contribution to such a department.

All classrooms are fully equipped with interactive whiteboards and sound systems.  The school benefits from a purpose-built library.

The department has developed an exciting range of extra-curricular activities for all year groups, and is always keen to embrace fresh ideas from new staff.  We actively promote events such as World Book Day and National Poetry Day.  KS3 students participate in the Southern Schools Book Award each year.

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Closing Date:  Friday, 29th June 2018 (by noon).



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





Single Status Grade Grade 3 £16,755 - £17,007 per annum (pro rata)
Actual pro rata salary range is £8,812 - £8,945 per annum
Permanent 22 hours per week/39 weeks per year (paid for 46 weeks per year)

Post to start 3rd September 2018, fixed term for 1 year.

The post will involve a combination of targeted work in our inclusion room with students who are hard to reach and present with challenging behaviours and in-class support across the curriculum with students with SEN. 

The students will need support with literacy and numeracy, interpreting tasks and managing their behaviour.  The post will require some knowledge of working with students in an educational setting and it will be useful to have experience of behaviour management and/or counselling skills.  The successful applicant will show initiative and demonstrate that they have the tenacity to ensure that the students’ progress.  The Teaching Assistant will be joining a dynamic team of TAs in the LINC team.  Working hours are 3 days 8.30 – 12.40pm, 1 day 08.30 – 2.55pm, 1 day 08.30 – 2.05pm.

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Closing Date:  Wednesday, 4th July 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.