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Teacher of English

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

Fixed term for: 8 months

Closing date: Monday 3rd October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN

Phone: 01273 476231 

Email: personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.priory.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.



Teacher of English (Temporary)

Teachers Pay Scale


Priory is a very successful school with an excellent reputation. The Governors of this successful school seek to appoint a well-qualified, talented, committed and inspiring teacher of English on a full-time, temporary basis from 31/10/2022 to 04/06/2023 to cover a period of sabbatical leave.

The successful applicant will have:

 A commitment to high expectations, with the ability to inspire and challenge students.

 Develop targeted learning resources to support the diverse make-up of the student body. 

 A proven track record of impacting upon students' learning.

 The ability to teach English at KS3 and KS4.

 A clear understanding of current and future curriculum developments.

 Excellent interpersonal skills.

 The attributes to be a strong form tutor.

 Qualified Teacher Status.

The yearly salary is Teachers Pay Scale, £25,714 to £41,604.

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded directly from our school website at www.priory.e-sussex.sch.uk under ‘staff vacancies’.  For any queries please contact the Personnel Officer, Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2XN. Telephone: 01273 476231 extension 211 or e-mail: personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications:  Monday, 3rd October 2022

Interviews will be held: Thursday, 6th October 2022

Please return application forms to the Personnel Officer at the above address or email personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk.

Please note that if you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date then we regret that your application has not been successful. 

East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority

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.

This authority 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 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
  • orbis/TP/228983/27477

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £25,714 - £41,604 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 03/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Priory School

  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership