September 15, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking to appoint either one full time Teacher of English or two part time Teachers of English, starting January 2023.
Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range
Working Pattern
Full/Part Time • Permanent
Closing Date
September 25, 2022


The St Leonards Academy

Do you have a passion for English and the ability to inspire our students?

We are looking to appoint either one full time Teacher of English or two part time Teachers of English, starting January 2023.

We welcome applications from both experienced and recently qualified teachers.

​​​​​​​This exciting opportunity has arisen at the St Leonards Academy for enthusiastic teaching professional(s) to join our established team of dedicated teaching staff. You will have a good understanding of the English curriculum and the ability to deliver high quality, engaging and effective learning.

About The St Leonards Academy - Ofsted grade: Good (2017)

The St Leonards Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 16-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We have a clear vision of what creates successful learners and how to implement it. Our pupils are enthusiastic about learning and take pride in themselves. Our school values of potential, respect, integrity, determination and excellence run through everything we do. We offer 300 student places each year and have a total capacity of 1500. We also host a special facility for up to 20 young people with physical disabilities and severe autism.

We can offer you:​​​​​​​

  • A generous public sector pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.
  • A calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
  • Continuous personal training and development at all stages of your career with a package that includes:
  • An annual personal development day
  • Job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset
  • Open access online training courses
  • 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.

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. Work with us - Brighton Academies Trust

Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about this opportunity.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Gail Ferguson, Academy Administration Manager on

Closing date: Sunday 25 September 2022

Interview dates: W/C: 26 September 2022

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.

This post involves regulated activity as summarised in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 (paragraph 217). Anyone engaging in regulated activity must have an enhanced DBS check including barred list information. 

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