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Thank you for your interest in vacancies at Varndean School. We shall look forward to receiving an application from you in due course if you feel inspired by the opportunities provided by working at our ‘Good’ school.

Do you want to work at a successful and forward thinking school? Be part of an excellent team and work to inspire the best in all students? We are one of the largest schools in the Brighton and Hove area and have approximately 1340 students on roll in Years 7 to 11. We place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve their potential.

We take pride in our efforts to challenge and engage all students. We strongly believe in recruiting and developing the highest quality of staff. To succeed at Varndean School you will be passionate about your teaching, reflective in your practice and committed to improving. In return, staff benefit from tailored professional development opportunities and programmes, to enable them to realise their own potential and achieve their personal career ambitions. These include opportunities to join the comprehensive Middle Leader Development Programme, enrolment on the Outstanding Leadership Programme as well as being part of an internal professional study group working alongside like-minded professionals to ensure high quality learning and teaching for all students.

If you are a newly qualified teacher we offer a fantastic CPD programme to support you through your first year.

If successful we look forward to welcoming you in person.

The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of interview dates where appropriate.

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  • Teacher of Design Technology - Graphics specialism Full Time Maternity cover - February 2019

    Published 14/11/18

    Teacher of Design Technology - Graphics specialism Full Time Maternity cover - February 2019

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  • Administration Assistant Salary Grade: Scale 3 Points 14 - 17

    Published 09/11/18

    Administration Assistant

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  • Catering Assistant 4 hours per day,10am to 2pm 39 weeks per year

    Published 08/11/18

    Catering Assistant 

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  • Director of Finance & Operations .Full time, 37 hours per week, starting January 2019 Salary scale M6 - £49,545 to £54,495

    Published 07/11/18

    Director of Finance & Operations .Full time, 37 hours per week, starting January 2019 Salary scale M6  - £49,545 to £54,495

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  • Administration Assistant / Receptionist

    Published 02/11/18

    Administration Assistant / Receptionist

    Salary Grade: Scale 3 Points 14 - 17

    Salary Range: £17,681 to £18,672  per annum, pro rata

    (actual starting salary £14,961-£15,799)

    Hours: 37 hours per week, term time (39 weeks)

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  • Admin & Cover Manager 7.30am to 3.30pm

    Published 31/10/18

    Administration and Cover Manager

    Salary Grade SO1/S01  Points 29-34

    Salary £26,470 to £30,756, pro rata – actual starting salary £22,398 to £26,024

    Hours: 37 hours per week, term time (39 weeks)  7.30am to 3.30pm

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  • Pavilion and Downs

    Published 18/09/18
    In November 2016 Varndean School, along with Blatchington Mill, Dorothy Stringer, Hove Park and Steyning Grammar Schools, formed a Teaching School Alliance. In March 2018 the Alliance grew with the welcome addition of Cardinal Newman Catholic School.
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  • School Direct Vacancies

    Published 16/11/15

    Do you want to learn to teach?

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