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Vacancies

We highly-value our staff, believing everyone has a vital contribution to make in order to continually improve the school, our students and ourselves.  If you are interested in joining our team, please browse the vacancies below.

If you wish to apply for any of the posts, please email a completed application form to recruitment@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk

Please ensure you complete your supporting statement using the headings in the Person Specification for the specific role you are interested in.

Please also see below for our approach to staff wellbeing and workload.

Thank you for your interest in Balfour Primary School!

 

SEND Teaching Assistant

Balfour Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed and qualified Teaching Assistant working  specifically with vulnerable/ pupils with SEND.  The Teaching Assistants are a busy and productive team within the School who support our enthusiastic students as well as our vibrant teams of teaching staff. In addition, the successful post holder will support our children at lunchtime. Please see the job description for further information about the roles.

Balfour Primary School is 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 nearly 800 pupils on roll.    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

Hours: The post holder will be expected to work term time only, Monday - Friday 8:45am - 3:30pm. This includes a 15-minute break and a 30-minute lunch.  

Salary: The starting salary is NJC Scale 3.  (£19,312 – £19,698pa) The post is term-time only, 30 hours a week, so the actual starting salary is £14,134 per annum.

Term:  This is a fixed term position for one year: 1st September 2021 - 31st August 2022

To apply: Please email application form (CVs will not be accepted) to recruitment@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk

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

Closing date:  10:00am on Monday, 28th June 2021

Interview date:  Monday, 5 July (TBC)

Application Form

Job Description

 

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.

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MDSA) - bank staff

The Times Educational Supplement put it best when they said, “Midday supervisors are the lynchpins of an army of support staff that patrols school playgrounds and cafeterias to ensure pupils are fed, appropriate behaviour promoted and order prevails.”  If this sounds like the kind of rewarding challenge you’re looking for and you want to help create a positive environment for young children, why don’t you consider becoming a Midday Supervisor at Balfour Primary School?

Balfour Primary School is 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 and is one of the largest primary schools in the country with over 700 pupils on roll.  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

Hours:  [Bank staff]  Monday - Friday, 12:00 – 1:15pm, term time only

Salary:  NJC Scale 1-2 (£17,942pa) / £9.30/hr

To apply:  Please email your completed application form to office@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk  (CVs will not be accepted.) 

Closing date: ongoing

Interview date: ongoing

Application Form

Job Description

 

 

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.