Vacancies

We are always keen to hear from people with an interest in our approach to primary education.

Headteacher

Lewes New School is seeking a new Headteacher to provide inspirational educational and strategic leadership for our co-created learning community.

The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to our human-centred vision and:

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Substantial primary school teaching experience, with a senior leadership role
  • Headteacher qualification and experience are desirable
  • Leadership skills and experience, including the ability to think strategically to lead development and lead change so others can carry the vision forwards
  • Experience in developing and supporting innovative teaching practices; a deep understanding of project-based, co-created curriculum; and the capacity to empower teachers to develop a professional culture of collaboration, research and reflection.

Candidates are warmly invited to visit the school before making an application. Please contact sarah.thomas@lewesnewschool.co.uk or call 01273 477074.

Further information is available here:

Headteacher Recruitment Information

Headteacher’s Job Description

Headteacher’s Person Specification

Application Form

Please send your completed Application Form (we are unable to accept CVs) to:

Lewes New School, Talbot Terrace, Lewes BN7 2DS

or email to sarah.thomas@lewesnewschool.co.uk

Closing date: 9am Thursday 29th June 2017

If you are shortlisted, you will be informed on Friday 30th June.

Interviews: Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th July 2017  

The process will include an interview, some observed teaching and facilitation activities. You will also be invited to present your personal Learning Portfolio. You are welcome to choose your own format for this.

Caretaker

Lewes New School is seeking a new Caretaker to undertake general maintenance and repairs on our lovely Victorian school buildings, including repairing fixtures and fittings, painting and decorating, minor plumbing etc.

Applicants will need a range of maintenance skills and a ‘can-do’ attitude. Previous experience of school caretaking or a professional maintenance role is desirable but not essential.

A friendly, approachable and professional attitude are essential as well as flexibility and the ability to work to your own initiative and as part of a team.

Caretaker Job Description & Person Specification

Support Staff Application Form

Please send your completed Application Form (we are unable to accept CVs) to:

Lewes New School, Talbot Terrace, Lewes BN7 2DS

or email to sarah.thomas@lewesnewschool.co.uk

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th June 2017

Interviews: 30th June 2017  

Lewes New School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to comply with all Safeguarding, Child Protection and Health & Safety policies and procedures.

“I am so glad that when I walk into the playground in the morning with Isaac I feel acceptance and love.”

Alison, parent