March 20, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We have a fabulous opportunity for graduates to join us at The St Leonards Academy to begin their career as a Teacher in several subjects.
Unqualified Teacher Scale
Working Pattern
Full time, temporary (apprenticeship)
Closing Date
April 14, 2024


Term time only • 37 hours per week

Are you passionate about your degree subject? Are you a graduate seeking a career opportunity?

If you answer yes to both of these questions, please continue reading about our new vacancies.

We have a fabulous opportunity for graduates to join us at The St Leonards Academy to begin their career as a Teacher; we can offer apprenticeships in the following subjects:-

  • Chemistry or Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Design & Technology
  • Geography
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music

Commencing in June or September 2024, you will receive supported on-the-job training for 4 days of the week, and for one day each week you will complete your teacher training with our apprenticeship provider, for a minimum period of 12 months.

Interested? To find out more about this exciting opportunity and/or arrange a visit to our academy please contact Gail Sidders, Academy Administration Manager on

The St Leonards Academy

Here at The St Leonards Academy, we have a clear vision of what creates successful learners. And we know how to implement it.

Our students are enthusiastic about learning because we make sure we supply excellent teaching and exceptional pastoral care. As well as focussing on academic achievement we are equally committed to the improvement of our students' character through the promotion of our five virtues of kindness, respect, honesty, resilience and self-discipline.

They have opportunities galore to develop these virtues through our personal development curriculum and our enrichment programme that offers everything from rock-climbing to formal debating. Above all, they take pride in themselves, their school, and their learning. Visit us: Home - The St Leonards Academy

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity Giving

Take a closer lookWork With Us - Brighton Academies Trust

As the largest Multi-Academies Trust in Sussex, we are a close-knit family of schools committed to achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential. Sponsored by the esteemed University of Brighton, we provide high-quality learning experiences for our pupils.

Our success is a result of the dedication and expertise of our staff and central teams, creating vibrant places of learning that ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of education. Together, we aim to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

At the heart of everything we do are our pupils. We believe that learning should be exciting, engaging, and fun – an adventure where curiosity is celebrated, and creativity is encouraged. We strive to create an environment where each child feels inspired and supported, enabling them to discover their unique talents and interests. Please visit: Home - Brighton Academies Trust

Our commitment

We welcome applications from all members of the community.

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff and volunteer recruitment practices. If you would like any support or assistant at any stage of the recruitment process please let us know, by contacting us either by email to or by telephone to Bev Lawrence 01424 905 306.

Find out more

For further information about this opportunity please download the attached job description and personal specification, and view our candidate pack here: Candidate Pack

Please apply today. 

Key dates

Closing date: 14 April 2024

Interview date: By arrangement

Proposed start date: June or September 2024

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A helpful guide to completing your application is available here: Guidance on your application

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. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Further information is available here: Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975 - GOV.UK (

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