Vacancy: Director of Teaching School

Job Title: 
Director of Teaching School
Grade L12-16 (based on prior experience)


Director of Teaching School

Required to start ASAP

Purpose of Job

The Pavilion & Downs Teaching School Alliance (‘PAD’) has approval from the Department for Education and National College for Teaching and Leadership to establish a teaching school alliance.

The Director of Teaching School will work closely with the Strategic Board to develop the vision, scope and remit of the Teaching School. They will lead the strategic and operational development of the Teaching School, collaborating with schools across Brighton & Hove and West Sussex.

Mission Statement

PAD is a partnership of schools working across Sussex to improve outcomes for all children. The Alliance delivers the highest quality academic education: learning that stretches and challenges all students, founded on a comprehensive and inclusive ethos that is accessible to all. The Alliance members challenge each other, and other schools, to be the best they can be for young people, focused on developing the whole young person so that they thrive and flourish.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply please complete and return an electronic application form by the closing date below.  Your supporting statement should address and evidence the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

Please note: CVs alone will not be considered.

Closing date: Tuesday, 2nd May 2017 – 12.00 noon
Interview date: Week commencing 8th May 2017

If you have any queries please email Mr Nick Wergan, Head Teacher Steyning Grammar,

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.

How to Apply

Unless otherwise stated, please return your completed application form by noon on the closing date to:

Amanda Brasington,
Head Teacher's PA,
Blatchington Mill School & Sixth Form College,
Nevill Avenue,

Tel: 01273 736244
Fax: 01273 739615