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Teacher of English

Full-time, Permanent
Competitive salary plus benefits
Start Date: January 2021 or as soon as possible after this date

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and engaging Teacher of English to join an incredibly successful English Department within a warm and lively community in the heart of Brighton.

Teaching girls who are determined to achieve the highest standards, you will play a key role in the English Department, instilling a genuine enthusiasm for the subject and inspiring students to achieve their best, using a range of teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students.

The pace is demanding throughout the curriculum, but excellent exam results in English speak for themselves and our students cover a wide range of non-fiction and literature texts and are encouraged to develop confidence in all forms of writing and speaking. With your demonstrable commitment to high academic standards, you will be crucial to ensuring this continues.

In addition to the timetabled role, you will be expected to contribute fully to the pastoral and extra-curricular life of the School.

We are ideally looking for someone to teach up to A level and welcome applications from experienced teachers or NQTS as well those willing to gain qualification within a reasonable period.

Why join Brighton Girls?

As a founding school of the Girls’ Day School Trust, Brighton Girls has a significance in the history of girls’ education. Located in the heart of the city of Brighton; we are as eclectic, enterprising, and creative as the city itself. Our girls are bright and independent: they are resilient and not afraid to take risks; they have strong social consciences and enjoy learning.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, our staff benefit from our 140-year history of excellence and innovation in girls’ education, with many opportunities to share ideas and best practice with colleagues across the network. They have access to an extensive central training and professional development programme to complement school-based INSET, and also funding grants for individual courses of study.

Benefits include:

  • Staff Fee Remission – staff are eligible for fee remission, currently 50% of the basic school fee for a full-time employee subject upon their daughter(s) meeting the academic conditions for entry; part time staff are eligible to a reduction on a pro-rata basis
  • Membership of Teaching Staff Pension Scheme
  • Free Brighton Girls gym membership
  • Season Ticket Loans – Interest free loans are available to staff to enable them to buy annual season tickets
  • Computer Loans – Interest free loans are available to staff to enable them to buy a computer for personal use at home
  • Cycle scheme – the School is part of the scheme which enables staff to purchase bicycles and equipment at a tax advantageous rate and pay for the equipment over 12 months
  • Lunches – free lunches are provided to all staff during term time

For an application form, job description and details about the English Department please click the relevant links below.

Candidates should complete the application form provided below and also include a covering letter and full curriculum vitae with details of qualifications and experience and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of two professional referees, one of whom should be the Head of their present or most recent school.

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Brighton Girls English Department October 2020

Completed applications should be emailed to:

Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on 30th October 2020 at the latest. 

Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview which are likely to take place week commencing 2nd November 2020.

All adults employed at the school are cleared for working with children and young people through the Disclosure & Barring Service. Please see attached full information regarding the Girls’ Day School Trust guidelines on the Safeguarding of Children. 

Digital Marketing Assistant 

Grade SS2 – Salary £17,502 – £19,692 (pro-rata) based on experience
Full-time, term-time only + 10 days

Join this school in an exciting period of change and become an instrumental member of the Marketing Team assisting the Director of Marketing on a wide range of activities, primarily online focussed.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Social Media Management
  • Website Management
  • PPC and SEO Campaigns
  • Collateral Production
  • CRM and Email Communications
  • Event Management
  • Campaign Co-ordination
  • Supporting the Wider School Community

If you have the relevant skills listed above and are driven to support the school’s strategic aims we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, we can offer a variety of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

A job description and application can be downloaded below:

Digital Marketing Assistant Job Description

Application form for employment

Completed applications should be emailed to

The closing date is 4pm on Monday 9th November

Interviews will be held on 12th November 2020.


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