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Hours of work: Full-time teacher hours 
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Tuesday 05 July 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 11 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Robsack Wood Primary Academy
Whatlington Way
St Leonards On Sea
East Sussex
TN38 9TE

Phone:    01424 853521
Email:     hr@robsackwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk
Website: www.robsackwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Teacher -  Robsack Wood Primary Academy

We are seeking either one full time Teacher or two part-time Teachers to work with our teaching team, in addition to the requirements of a class teacher;
Teachers who:

  •  Have a drive for excellence and a desire to be outstanding
  • Are highly organised, motivated and driven to succeed
  • Are committed to providing the children with the necessary building blocks for future development and progress
  • Are team members that will collaborate with colleagues to ensure excellent care and high quality learning
  • Have enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently

As a Key Stage lead you will:

  • Be accountable for high quality teaching that supports high levels of attainment and progress across all key stage groups and to support, hold accountable, develop and lead a team of people
  • Be responsible for the operational day-to-day running of a Key Stage (including key events) and ensuring compliance to policy within the Key Stage
  • Be the first point of contact for queries in relation to the Key Stage

In return for your skills, knowledge and experience, we offer you:

  • Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life
  •  Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
  •  A calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  •  Automatic annual pay progression
  •  Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities from day 1
  •  Discounts on retail & travel
  •  Cycle 2 Work scheme
  •  Charity giving
  •  High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression including: An annual personal development day, Job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, Open access online training courses and Scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton. 

And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools. 

About Robsack Wood Primary Academy - Ofsted grade: Good (2022)

Robsack Wood is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We promote personal achievement for all our pupils and provide creative learning opportunities so that every child succeeds.

Our pupils enjoy an exceptional learning environment including outdoor learning in our Forest School, a large grassed playing field, adjacent woodlands, garden areas and animal areas with chickens and ducks. We also host a nursery for children aged from 3 months. We hold the Arts Council Artsmark Award and East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion. 

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education.

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Key Dates

Closing Date: 5 July 2022
Interview Date: Week commencing 11 July
Start Date: September 2022     

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/25156

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hastings

  • Salary
  • £25,714 to £36,961

  • Closing date
  • 5 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Robsack Wood Primary Academy

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership