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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!

 

CURRENT VACANCIES:

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

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 large four form-entry primary school 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. 

Salary:  NJC Scale 6. 

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

To apply:  Please email your completed application form (below) 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:  8am, 19th October 2020

Interview date: 23rd October 2020

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.

SEND Teaching Assistant + MDSA

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 perform MDSA duties. Please see the job descriptions 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  

Salary:

• Teaching Assistant:  The starting salary is NJC Scale 3.  (£18,795 – £19,171pa) The post is term-time only, 23.75 hours a week, so the actual starting salary is £10,890 per annum.

• MDSA: NJC Scale 1/2. (£17,364 – £18,426pa) The post is term-time only,  6.25 hours per week, so the actual starting salary is £2,459 per annum.

Therefore, the combined actual salary is £13,349pa

Term:  This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2021.

To apply: .  Please email application form (below)  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:  08:00 on 19th October 2020

Interview date:  23rd October 2020

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