Teacher & Year Group Leader (maternity cover)

Applications are invited for a very exciting opportunity which has arisen at Balfour Primary School. We are seeking to appoint a maternity cover for a Teacher who would also act as Year Leader. Year Leaders form part of the Senior Management Team of the school.

We are looking for a teacher with four years' experience who is an enthusiastic, child-centred practitioner whose main passions are to instil a love of learning into our pupils and to develop a learning to learn culture within the classroom and throughout the school. 

Visits to the school are very welcome so that you can see we are a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities.  Our school is a four form-entry primary school with over 700 pupils on roll. We are an improving school and we are very proud of:

  • the engagement and motivation of our pupils
  • our inquiry based and thought provoking curriculum
  • our friendly staff and governor teams
  • the sense of community that exists with our families

We ask all candidates to ensure that the supporting statement of their application form is written with subheadings corresponding to each of the criteria identified in the person specification for this role. 

TLR: 2a (£2,561pa). 

To apply: Please email your application form to recruitment@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk 

Please ensure that you write your application using the headings of the Person Specification. 

Closing date:  9:00am on 27th September 2019

Interview date:  (TBC) 


Balfour Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.