This job expired on 2 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a talented teacher with a passion for languages and a determination to improve outcomes and life chances?

Are you ambitious and ready to take the next step in your career?

This is a really exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking, supportive languages faculty in an outstanding comprehensive school, where languages are highly valued and GCSE uptake is more than 75% across our three languages.

What the school offers its staff

This role is ideal for someone beginning their leadership journey or for someone with leadership experience.

Shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search. This is not part of the short listing process itself, and you will get a chance to address any issues of concern that some up during the search, at interview.

We offer a fantastic Private Healthcare package with Benenden Health, and can access a 30% discount on memberships at Freedom Leisure.

Applications should be sent to sjohnson@downlands.org by 09:00HRs on Monday 2nd October 2023. Interviews to be held soon after.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment are subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Downlands Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1225 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Downlands Community School is a thriving, 11-16, mixed, Local Authority, comprehensive school, set in a beautiful location at the foot of the South Downs and only 6 miles north of Brighton with an enviable reputation for success with pupils of all abilities and from all social backgrounds.

Downlands is a very inclusive school and we are proud of the pastoral support and guidance we are able to offer our young people.

Arranging a visit to Downlands Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sjohnson@downlands.org.

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