Class Teacher (NQT)

Little Common School is a large primary on the outskirts of Bexhill. We have a talented and dedicated team of staff and governors who are committed to our school vision: Learning, Caring, Succeeding…together.

We are in the process of embedding and refining our Teaching for Mastery approach in mathematics to secure children's understanding and fluency. 

In English we have recently introduced Read Write Inc as an approach to systematically teach pupils phonics across Key Stage 1.

We can offer you:

  • Well behaved children who are fun to teach supported by the Thrive approach;
  • A well-resourced continually improving school environment;
  • A friendly and committed staff team with high expectations;
  • A supportive induction package;
  • An inclusive school with effective SEND support from our Inclusion Manager;
  • An active governing body.

You will:

  • be an enthusiastic teacher;
  • have high expectations of children of all abilities;
  • possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • work well as part of a team;
  • support pupils in achieving our School Values.


Visits to our school are warmly encouraged and can be booked by contacting Sue Cherry on 01424 842297 ext 202.


Closing date is 27th February 2019 at midday

Interviews are to be held on 11th March 2019 (all day)


Documents and application:


Job Description


 Personal Specification


Application Form


Please send completed application forms to or by post to:  Sue Cherry, Little Common School, Shepherds Close, Bexhill On Sea, East Sussex. TN39 4SQ. 

Please note we cannot accept CVs

Additional Information

Work Permits:

We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.