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  • Expected start date

    19 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    21 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
Contract type
Fixed term (4.5 months)
£25,714 14 to £41,604 per annum (M1 to UPS3)

Job summary


CLOSING DATE: Friday 21st January 2022 at 09.00am
START DATE: Tuesday 19th April 2022
INTERVIEWS: Week commencing 24th January
CONTRACT: Temporary to the 31 August 2022

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Year 5 Primary Class Teacher for our 4-19 free school on a fixed-term contract until the 31st August 2022.

Our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018) means the challenge is to improve this judgement through every aspect of Gildredge House as it continues to develop and face the challenges of modern society.

As a Primary Class Teacher at Gildredge House you will be expected to provide stimulating and academically rigorous teaching, particularly with regard to differentiation for students of different abilities and the increased use of ICT. You will work within the Primary section to implement the Cambridge Primary Curriculum with key skills at the core, while keeping up-to-date with current developments in content and methods of a creative curriculum. You will also make a full and dynamic contribution to the Primary section and its extra-curricular activities.

If you are successful in becoming a member of staff at Gildredge House, we do expect all our staff to develop their skills and therefore flexibility will be required in where you may be placed.

You will have the benefits of a new classroom, together with a Sports Hall, Multi-Use Performance Space and landscaped outdoor areas for fun and physical activity, all of which make up an exceptional learning environment for our students.

At Gildredge House each individual is known and valued. Students are inspired to discover their passions and realise their academic potential. You will join a strong team of inspirational teachers in an exciting environment where learning is fun. If you are an imaginative and dynamic practitioner - with a passion for teaching, the capability of engaging and enthusing all students and the belief that everyone can succeed - we want to hear from you.

• Do you want to be part of a school where your contribution is valued and celebrated?
• Would you like to teach children with high aspirations who are keen to learn?
• Do you want to join a staff team that is diverse, collegiate and respected?

Gildredge House offers:
• continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
• an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
• strong discipline
• excellent pastoral care
• a range of extra-curricular activities
• parent and community involvement

Our school motto: 'Aspire'

Salary range: £25,714 to £41,604 (Gildredge House Pay Scale points M1-UPS3, 2021-2022)

If you are interested in the position, please complete a Teacher Application Form, available from on the school website:
Please complete the Application for Employment and return to by 9.00am on Friday 21st January 2022

If you wish to discuss the post further or visit the school, please contact Catherine Geldard on Tel: 01323 400650
Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that you are not a disqualified person under the Childcare Act 2006.

Please note that under the GDPR, by replying to this advert, you are consenting to Gildredge House processing and retaining your personal information for the purposes of this application. You have the right to withdraw your consent and ask for your data to be deleted at any time, however it will then not be possible for Gildredge House to process your application any further. For further details please see the specific Privacy Policy for job applicants which can be found at

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1228 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number

About Gildredge House

Gildredge House is a 4-18 Free School in the seaside town of Eastbourne.

Arranging a visit to Gildredge House

If you would like to visit the school then please contact the Head of Primary Mrs Catherine Geldard on:

School location

Compton Place Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8AB

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