4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    22 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
French, Spanish
Working pattern
Full-time only
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 to join us on our journey to becoming a great school for the community of Burgess Hill.  The Burgess Hill Academy is part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust.  We have gone from 5 forms of entry in 2016 to 9 forms of entry in 2021. We need someone to help us deliver our expanding languages provision.  
Languages plays an important part in our curriculum and we regularly achieve above average GCSE outcomes. We currently offer French and Spanish.  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).

The Academy is situated in the heart of Burgess Hill on a pleasant 30 Acre site. It is a 5 minute walk from Burgess Hill mainline station with connections to the bustling sea side of Brighton (10 mins) and London (50mins to Victoria). The Town is in the heart of the beautiful South Downs and is a 20 minute drive to the Sea. Our greatest asset is our students. They are fantastic and have the potential to achieve amazing things. We need staff who genuinely believe in the ability of all students to succeed and who want to develop their practice to be the best.  Working with us you would have the benefit of: -working within an Academy recently classified as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. -joining a high achieving, committed, experienced team -access to first class CPD within the Academy, the Trust and the University We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit our website at https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
885 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.

Arranging a visit to The Burgess Hill Academy

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

School location

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

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