Year 1 Class teacher

Ditchling St Margaret's Church of England Primary School, Ditchling, East Sussex, BN6 8TU

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (11 months)


Salary banding: up to MPS4 (£31,778 FTE) Spinal Points: MPS1 – MPS4

Year 1 Class teacher job summary

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our community. Working together with our great staff team you will inspire our Year 1 children and contribute to our development as a school. From September 2022, we are aiming to separate our EYFS, Year 1 and Year 2 children for their morning learning; this means we can offer really targeted support to meet the children’s needs, whilst still giving the benefits of working in a mixed-age class in the afternoon. We would be looking for our Year 1 teacher to work 4 mornings a week 8:30am-12pm (0.43 FTE).

Please visit our website to find out more about us: Ditchling (St Margaret’s) CE Primary and Nursery School – Learning together. Building success. (
This is an exciting time to join our school as we have recently become an academy joining the Hurst Education Trust. As members of the Trust our children have access to the considerable facilities of Hurst College and our staff have access to a wide range of CPD opportunities with the College. We are developing strong, collaborative links with the other Trust schools.

The successful candidate will:
• Have experience and good knowledge of teaching phonics in KS1
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a teamplayer
• Have the energy and creativity to make learning experiences engaging
• Have high aspirations for themselves and the children
• Have the ability to communicate professionally both orally and in writing
• Have good organisational, planning and follow-through skills
• Enjoy the privilege of working with, and supporting, children’s learning, whatever their needs
• Be highly motivated and keen to learn
• Be willing to work hard as part of a team, demonstrating a commitment to working in partnership with parents
• Is committed to support our Christian ethos, vison and values
We can offer:
• children that are enthusiastic and eager to learn
• a strong, supportive and committed staff team
• engaged parents and a thriving village community
• a happy workplace with friendly, supportive colleagues

Applying for the job

Please contact the school office on 01273 844130, or for an application form, or it can be found on our website here:

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Supporting documents

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About Ditchling St Margaret's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 161 pupils
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number

Our community is built on enthusiastic learners, committed staff, supportive parents and governors. In December 2017 we were judged Good by OFSTED, with Outstanding for Personal development, behaviour and welfare. Ditchling (St Margaret's) C.E. Primary and Nursery School is a village primary with 207 children on roll, aged 2 - 11 years, currently organised across 6 classes plus nursery.

Arranging a visit to Ditchling St Margaret's Church of England Primary School

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed and highly recommended. If you would like to see the School or discuss the post prior to application, then please contact the school on 01273 844130.

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