June 10, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking an inspiring teacher (ECT applications welcome) to join our dedicated and supportive team.
Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range
Working Pattern
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date
June 17, 2024


Do you thrive on seeing your pupils excel?

We are seeking an inspiring teacher (ECT applications welcome) to join our dedicated and supportive team. This is an important role for our academy as we constantly strive to improve and excel in all that we do. We welcome applications from those seeking a role in EYFS, KS1 or KS2. The post will be determined by the strengths of the successful applicant.

We are looking for teachers who can nurture, inspire and motivate our children. You will have ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​a sound understanding of the breadth of content covered across primary subjects combined with ​​​​​​​effective teaching, organisational and communication skills.

Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

Desmond Anderson Academy takes pride in its engaging curriculum, carefully crafted to cater to the needs of every child, instilling a genuine love for learning. Our approach emphasises close collaboration within our community, working closely with parents and carers to ensure each child's success.

Catering to children from Reception to Year 6, our academy is enriched by the presence of a Special Support Centre and a Nursery, offering comprehensive support and opportunities for all ages. At Desmond Anderson, we are dedicated to providing a nurturing environment where every child can thrive academically and socially.

We are an expanding school, which now has a published admissions number of 60 and will have a total capacity of 430 pupils.

Visit us: Home - Desmond Anderson 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 one, 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 Managey Powys, Principal at

Closing date: 17 June 2024

Interviews: w/c 24 June 2024

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

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

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 recruitment practices.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.