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  • Expected start date

    1 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range

Job summary

Do you have a passion for creativity and the ability to inspire our students?

The Academy is growing at a rapid rate and we need high quality teachers to join our experienced team. We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of MFL to join us on our journey to becoming a great school for the community of Burgess Hill. 

We have gone from 5 forms of entry in 2016 to 9 forms of entry in 2021. Languages plays an important part in our curriculum and we regularly achieve above average GCSE outcomes. We are looking for someone to help us deliver our expanding languages provision in Spanish & French.  Candidates should be able to teach both languages to KS3 and either Spanish or French to KS4 (although the ability to teach both Spanish and French to KS4 would be desirable.

We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

Applying for the job

Please apply for this job via our website at https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
949 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About The Burgess Hill Academy

About The Burgess Hill Academy

Ofsted grade: Good in all areas (2019)

The Burgess Hill Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 16-year olds in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. We challenge and support our pupils to believe in their best, providing an academic focus with a determination to support wellbeing and employability skills. In 2020 we have enhanced our learning environment with refurbished classrooms, science labs and outdoor areas. We currently offer 240 student places each year and have a total capacity of 1200.

We can offer you:

-a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
-excellent facilities and resources for staff and students.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools

The other benefits we offer Benefits, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

We welcome visits to the Academy. If you wish to have an informal discussion before deciding whether to apply then please contact Jon Francies, Principal at  j.francies@theburgesshillacademy.org.uk

To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

School location

Station Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9EA

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