Home Search Main Menu

Working here


POST:                            Teacher of English

GRADE:                         MPS/UPS 

Main Purpose of the Job:

Chailey is a small, thriving, successful school set in rural Sussex within easy reach of Brighton. We are proud of our traditional values and innovative approaches to Teaching and Learning. Staff are friendly, dedicated and supportive; our students are happy and proud to be part of the school. Chailey is a school where teachers and students can thrive.We are seeking a talented, innovative colleague who would be keen to work with motivated and responsive young people. Visitors to Chailey School often comment on the calm teaching environment and fantastic relationships between students and teachers.

We had our last Ofsted visit in January 2017 and we are very pleased with the feedback that we received. The Ofsted report contained comments such as:

  • ‘an established culture and ethos of the school, which is enhanced by the strong relationships between staff and pupils’

  • ‘pupils make good, and sometimes better, progress’

  • ‘pupils appreciate what staff do for them and, therefore, their conduct is typically exemplary, both in lessons and around the school’

    We believe that this is a very strong foundation from which to aspire to excellence in everything we do. 

The English Faculty is strong, dynamic, collaborative and friendly. The school has a history of very good exam results and leads the English Teaching and Learning Hub for East Sussex Secondary Schools. Chailey School is a strategic partner to the Newick and Beacon Teaching Schools and exciting opportunities for career development may be open through these partnerships. If you have a strong desire to help students of all abilities to achieve the best they can and fulfill your own potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you. This post would be an ideal opportunity for an NQT or a teacher wishing to further develop their career.

We would be very pleased to show any potential candidates around the school and to discuss the position further. Please contact us to arrange a suitable time.

Please see related files for full job description and person spec.


POST:                            Senior Examinations Invigilator  

GRADE:                         East Sussex Single Status Grade 4

RESPONSIBLE TO:       Examinations Officer/Head Teacher

Main Purpose of the Job:

To lead the team of invigilators in conducting external examinations for pupils, ensuring that all JCQ regulatory requirements for the conduct of examinations are strictly adhered to.

Please see related files for full job description and person spec.


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 clearance for this authority.


Click here to contact us Share
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email