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Willingdon Community School
Vision Statement

We are Willingdon

We are a united, vibrant community which demonstrates personal excellence in all that we do. Learning at Willingdon transforms lives by igniting curiosity and expecting the very best from staff and students alike. We value opportunities, aiming for success today to prepare for challenges and opportunities tomorrow. We are respectful, honest and courteous to empower each other on our unique learning journeys. We look after ourselves and each other, and show empathy, respect and compassion to all people and our environment along the way. We encourage tolerance, resilience and reflection, which in turn allows everyone to make progress every lesson. We work together as a harmonious community to be the very best versions of ourselves.

This makes us Willingdon

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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 http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

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.

Our Equality Policy 


Current Vacancies

TEACHING STAFF VACANCIES

TEACHER OF ART
Full-time / Full year / Permanent
MPS-UPS £25,714 - £41,604 per annum
Part time applications will also be considered

Teacher of Art Information

Teacher Job Description

Required for September 2022, a passionate, creative and dynamic Teacher of Art.  The successful person will become part of a department that consistently achieves outstanding outcomes at GCSE.  This is a perfect opportunity to join the Arts faculty of a high achieving school, which greatly values the creative subjects to include Art, Music, Dance and Drama within the curriculum.  We are looking for a suitable graduate, with a Creative Arts background and has the ability to teach Art to all age groups in this thriving and popular department.

Candidates should have excellent communication skills when working with young people and possess the appropriate drive, expertise, and energy.  The successful applicant would be expected to teach Art to all age groups, including GCSE classes.

Closing date: Friday, 27 May 2022

TEACHER OF DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Full time / Full year / Permanent
MPS-UPS £25,714 – £41,604 per annum
Start date September 2022
Potential TLR for the right candidate

Required for September 2022, a high quality teacher of Design & Technology to join a highly successful department within this high achieving school. This is a perfect opportunity to join the Technology and Enterprise faculty, which greatly values the creative subjects such as Design and Technology within the curriculum.

Teacher of Design Technology Information

Teacher Job Description

The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver outstanding lessons to both key stages and have experience of following the GCSE 9-1 Design and Technology syllabus.  The candidate should have excellent classroom skills and be very familiar with CAD/CAM, laser cutting, 3D printing equipment and associated software, in order to support and lead the very best practice in all key stages.  It is essential that they have a broad and deep knowledge of the “making disciplines” including systems, control and a variety of material specialisms.  Ability and experience of teaching GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition is desirable but not essential.

Closing date: Friday 27th May

TEACHER OF DESIGN TECHNOLOGY / ART
Full time / Full year / Permanent
MPS-UPS £25,714 – £41,604 per annum
Start date September 2022
Potential TLR for the right candidate

Required for September 2022, a high quality teacher of Design & Technology and Art to join highly successful departments within this high achieving school.  This is a perfect opportunity to join the Technology and Enterprise faculty and Arts faculty, which greatly values the creative subjects such as Design and Technology, Art, Music, Dance and Drama within the curriculum.

Teacher of D&T / Art Information

Teacher Job Description

The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver outstanding lessons to both key stages and have experience of following the GCSE 9-1 Design and Technology syllabus.  The candidate should have excellent classroom skills and be very familiar with CAD/CAM, laser cutting, 3D printing equipment and associated software, in order to support and lead the very best practice in all key stages.  It is essential that they have a broad and deep knowledge of the “making disciplines” including systems, control and a variety of material specialisms.  Ability and experience of teaching GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition is desirable but not essential.

Closing date: Friday, 27 May 2022

TEACHER OF ART / DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
MPS-UPS £25,714 - £41,604 per annum
Full-time / Permanent / September 2022 start
Part time applications will also be considered

Teacher of Art / D&T Information

Teacher Job Description

Required for a September start, we invite applications for a Teacher of Art and Design & Technology.  Applications are welcome from both full time and part time candidates.  This is a perfect opportunity to join the Arts faculty and Technology and Enterprise faculty of a high achieving school, which greatly values the creative subjects to include Art, Music, Dance, Drama, Design and Technology within the curriculum.  

The successful candidate will become part of a department that consistently achieves outstanding outcomes at GCSE.  We are looking for a suitable graduate, with a Creative Arts background and has the ability to teach Art to all age groups in this thriving and popular department. Candidates should have excellent communication skills when working with young people and possess the appropriate drive, expertise, and energy.  The successful applicant would be expected to teach Art to all age groups, including GCSE classes.

Closing date: Friday, 27 May 2022


SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES

To Apply

Please download the relevant application form from below, completed applications can be e-mailed to recruitment@willingdonschool.org.uk 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 

To apply for all vacancies, please download and complete the applicable application form from below and return via email to: recruitment@willingdonschool.org.uk

 or by post to:

Willingdon Community School
Broad Road
Eastbourne
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.


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Application Form for Teaching Staff - Download 

Application form for Support Staff - Download 

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