Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Posted on 13 November 2020

  • LocationDowns View School Woodingdean
  • Salary£25,714 - £41,604 + SEN allowance £2,209
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/11155
Positions available 1
Working hours 32.4 per week
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Teaching & Leadership
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

We currently have a vacancy for a Teacher (maternity cover) at Downs View School Woodingdean.

Paid weeks per year: 52

Fixed term: To cover maternity leave

Start date: As soon as possible, dependent on references, DBS Check and notice period



About the role

Downs View is an Outstanding (Ofsted 2016) SEN Specialism (communication & interaction) school & college for pupils aged 4 to 25 years.

We are a highly innovative, committed, outward looking and enthusiastic organisation in all aspects of our work but especially: highest quality education and care, inclusive practice, staff development and parental engagement.

School age roll:  171 in total of which 104 are at Downs View Woodingdean and have needs related to SLD/PMLD/ASC and 67 are at Downs View Hollingdean and have complex needs, SEMH & autism. Please note that our Downs View Hollingdean school will be moving to and merging with our school in Woodingdean over the winter.

Our 16-19 College provision at our Link College and 19 – 25 provision is at Downs View Life Skills College (this is independent of the local authority but is part of the broader Downs View organisation). Our aim is to create outstanding provision for adult learners with a range of needs but fundamentally concentrating on those with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound & multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and SLD with autism.

We are now very interested to hear from qualified teachers with SEN & Disability experience for vacancies at Downs View. The school age vacancy is for KSI/KS2.

We are absolutely committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The role is subject to a successful enhanced DBS check. 

Teachers may be required to carry out the duties set out in Schedule 3 of The Education (School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions of Employment) order 1993. 

Closing date: 27th November

Interview date: 3rd, 4th or week commencing 7th December

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Warren Road, Woodingdean, BN2 6BB, email: office@downsview.brighton-hove.sch.uk

School Office: (01273) 601680


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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