Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

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 (Maternity Cover) 

Start date: 1st September 2024

The Governors of Rudyard Kipling Primary School and Nursery wish to appoint two inspiring, highly motivated and child centred teachers to cover two maternity posts.

About the role

You will:

  • 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
  • Recognise the importance of establishing positive relationships with every child in your class
  • 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, LGBT 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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