Class Teacher

Posted on 19 April 2024
  • Salary £30000 - £46525
  • Contract Fixed Term
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Rudyard Kipling Primary School & Nursery, Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    Full Time Teacher 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

Paid weeks per year: 52

Fixed Term: Until 31st August 2025 (in the first instance) 

Start date: 1st September 2024

The Governors of Rudyard Kipling Primary School and Nursery wish to appoint an inspiring, highly motivated and child centred teacher on a temporary basis for one year.

About the role

You will:

  • Recognise the importance of establishing positive relationships with every child in your class
  • Be an amazing teacher who loves to engage and inspire young minds inside the classroom and out
  • Possess high expectations for every child in your class, including those with additional needs
  • Embrace a culture of continuous improvement, always seeking to improve as a practitioner
  • Have the ability to challenge all children in the class using the full spectrum of Quality First teaching strategies and utilise the power of outdoor learning
  • Acknowledge every child for the individual they are and be able to teach them accordingly
  • Have a nurturing philosophy at the heart of your practice
  • Be a team player
  • Wish to contribute to the school beyond the classroom and offer to lead a club

We can offer you:

  • Wonderful children who are proud and respectful of their school
  • A supportive induction process
  • Opportunities for you to develop your practice
  • A school which has nurture at the heart of everything we do
  • A friendly, dedicated and caring staff team
  • A lively, vibrant and face paced environment
  • Wonderful school grounds, Forest School and access to the beautiful countryside for outdoor learning

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

Please note that we do not accept a Curriculum Vitae as a form of application.  The job pack and application form are available to download from  Alternatively, please email .

Tours of the school: visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Tours will be held on Monday 29th April at 9:30am; and Thursday 2nd May at 4pm. Please book a space on a tour via the above email.

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 7th May 

Interview date: Monday 13th May 

How to Apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Chalkland Rise, Woodingdean, Brighton, BN2 6RH,

Telephone: 01273 303328


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

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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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