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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 large 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 Monday - Friday term time only and can choose from one of the following:

  1. 8:45am - 3:30pm. This includes a 15-minute break and a 30-minute lunch.  [30 hrs/wk]
  2.  8:45 - 1:15pm.  This includes a 15-minute break. [21.25 hrs/wk]
  3. 12:00 - 3:30pm. [17.5 hrs/wk]

Please specify your preference when you apply.

Salary: The starting salary is NJC Scale 3.  (£19,312 – £19,698pa) pro rata depending on the working pattern chosen above.

Term:  This is initially a fixed term position until 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, 8 November

Interview date: 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.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Balfour Primary School requires an experienced, committed, adaptable and enthusiastic HLTA to join our hardworking team.   The right person will be able to work as a team member predominately covering classes across the primary age range, but also working with small groups.    

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:  The post is term-time only, 30 hours per week.  8:30am - 3:45pm

Rate:  NJC Scale 6.  (£25,481 pro rata)

Term: This post is initially fixed term for this academic year and will be reviewed at that time.

To apply:  Please visit our website for further information and to download an application form.  Please email your completed application form to recruitment@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk  (CVs will not be accepted.)  Please ensure that you write your application using the headings of the Person Specification.

Closing date:  10am, Monday 1st November

Interview date: TBC

Application Form

Job Description

If you do not hear from us please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.  

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 recruitment@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.