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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!

 

Year Leader + Teacher, Permanent  (from Jan 2022)

Applications are invited for a very exciting opportunity which has arisen at Balfour Primary School. We are seeking to appoint, starting January 2022, a Teacher who would also act as Year Leader. Year Leaders form part of the Middle Leadership Team of the school.

We are looking for a teacher with at least four years' experience who is an enthusiastic, child-centred practitioner.  Your  main passion would be 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

To visit the school or to have an informal chat with the Headteacher please email head@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk 

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 (£2,796pa)

Start date: January 2022

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

Closing date:  9:00am on 20th September 2021

Interview date:  TBC

Application Form

Job Description - Teacher

Job Description - Year Leader

  
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.

Teacher, Permanent (from Jan 2022)

We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher to start in January 2022.  We require 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

To visit the school or to have an informal chat with the Headteacher please email head@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk 

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.

Term:  Full time, permanent.   We also have a maternity post available, also starting in January - please indiciate if you would also like to be considered for that role.

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

Closing date:  9:00am on 20th September 2021

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.

Teacher, Maternity Cover (from Jan 2022)

We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher to start in January 2022.  We require 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

To visit the school or to have an informal chat with the Headteacher please email head@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk 

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.

Term:  Full time, maternity cover 

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

Closing date:  9:00am on 20th September 2021

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.


 

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.