June 10, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We have two exciting opportunities for full time outstanding class teachers to lead our team of teachers from September 2024.
Teacher Main Pay Scale /Upper Pay Rate
Working Pattern
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date
July 13, 2024


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We have two exciting opportunities for full time outstanding class teachers to lead our team of teachers from September 2024. Applicants should have a proven track record of impacting upon practice in their current school. They will be a member of our Senior Management Team. One of the roles is a Y1-3 (Middle Academy) Leader and the other Y4-6 (Upper Academy) Leader. In addition to the TLR payment they will receive regular non-contact management time for the fulfilment of phase duties.

Churchwood Primary Academy

Churchwood Primary Academy is a one-form entry school situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood in St Leonards, where children aged two to eleven discover the joy of learning through creativity and inspiration. Our motto, "At Churchwood everyone can - everyone can read; everyone can write; everyone can be numerate," drives our high expectations for each child's success. With a nurturing ethos, we respect and guide every individual toward their full potential, encouraging independence and ambition.

The academy has a total capacity of 250 pupils; this includes a special educational needs facility for eight Key Stage 2 pupils with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder combined with speech and language communication difficulties. The academy also hosts a nursery for children aged from 2 years.

Visit us: Home - Churchwood Primary 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

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

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact

Please apply today. 

Key dates

Closing date: 13 June 2024

Interview date: w/c 17 June 2024

Proposed start date: 1 September 2024

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Our commitment

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 (

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 by email to or by telephone to Emma Richings 01424 905 306.

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