Key Stage 1 Class Teacher

Posted on 19 April 2024
  • Salary £30000 - £46525 pro rata (Actual Salary £24000 - £37220)
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


St. Paul's CE Primary School, Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date

    This vacancy has closed

  • Job category
    Teaching & Leadership
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: 1st September 2024

An opportunity has arisen for a Key Stage 1 Class teacher to join the team of our happy, nurturing school which is situated right in the heart of Brighton. St Paul’s is a diverse and creative community, where every individual is cherished, talents are nurtured and excellence prevails. We are very proud of our family atmosphere and our aim is to provide the highest quality education for all in a caring, supportive, vibrant and inclusive learning environment.

About the role

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A highly effective class teacher, able to differentiate learning to a wide range of needs;
  • Able to motivate and inspire children and who has high expectations of what can be achieved;
  • Has the ability to plan and implement inspiring and challenging lessons for children of all abilities, including children with EHCP’s;
  • Has good classroom management skills;
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal skills and a positive attitude;
  • Is self-motivated and organised;
  • Is an enthusiastic team player;
  • Has the ability to relate and communicate effectively with parents and encourage their participation in their child’s education;
  • The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching in a mainstream environment, and an excellent knowledge of the Key Stage 1 curriculum. Experience of moderation and assessment at Key Stage 1would also be an advantage.

We offer:

  • Friendly and enthusiastic children who have a love of learning at our school;
  • An inclusive environment where every child is known and matters;
  • A friendly and supportive team who all champion children’s well-being;
  • A strong ethos of high expectations and challenge for the whole community;
  • A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant community;
  • A range of training to supplement knowledge you already have;
  • Support from the leadership team.

If you wish to join a vibrant, innovative school as a team member, this job may be for you. If you would like to have an informal discussion or visit with our Headteacher prior to applying for the position, please do not hesitate to call the office on 01273 721001.   

St Paul’s CE School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service certificate will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

The application pack is obtainable from the school website 
 or upon request from the school. 

Closing date: Midday, Friday 3rd May 

Shortlisting: Tuesday 7th May (all successful applicants contacted)  

Interview date: Friday 17th May 

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: St. Nicholas Road, Brighton, BN1 3LP,

Telephone: 01273 721001


Additional 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.


Company information

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

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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