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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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  • Design Technology Technician​​​​​​​

    Published 07/05/21

    15 hours per week, term time only, days to be decided on appointment

    Scale 4 - points 7 - 11

    Full time salary range - £20092.00 - 21748.00 (pro rata)

    Actual starting salary - £7025.41

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  • Science Teacher

    Published 06/05/21

    Start date: September 2021

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  • School Librarian​​​​​​​

    Published 06/05/21

    Start Date: September 2021

    Salary: NJC Grade 5

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  • Geography Teacher

    Published 04/05/21

    Start Date: September 2021

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  • Teaching Assistant - Level B

    Published 22/04/21

    30 Hours per week, Term time only

    Salary: Scale 3, Point 5 to 6 - £19,312 -£19,698 pro rata

    Actual starting salary:£14,197.93

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  • School Leader

    Published 22/04/21

    37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)

    Salary: Scale 5, Points 12 - 17 - £22183 to £24491 pro rata  

    Actual starting salary £19132.83 


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  • Choose To Teach

    Published 16/01/20

    Choose To Teach 

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  • Invigilators

    Published 19/10/16

    Invigilators required for exam sessions.

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  • School Direct Vacancies

    Published 16/11/15

    Do you want to learn to teach?

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