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PPA Teacher
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/28903
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 02/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 3 days per week
  • Salary: £28000 - £40625 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Moulsecoomb Primary School

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PPA Teacher

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: 1st January 2023

Closing date: 2nd December at 9am*

Interview date: To be confirmed*

*Applications from suitable candidates who meet the person specification may be shortlised and interviewed ahead of the closing date

We are looking to recruit a PPA teacher to cover class teachers’ release time in all year groups in KS1 and KS2. This is a part time role for 3 days a week. This was a new role in September as we expanded our PPA release time to up to 5 hours a week for all full time teachers as part of our commitment to support with workload and well-being. We welcome applications from experienced teachers and those with subject specialisms, particularly in the subject areas of Science and Music. Applications from suitable candidates meeting the person specification may be shortlisted and interviewed ahead of the closing date.

About the role

You will be:

  • A teacher with experiences in primary phases and knowledge of the National Curriculum.
  • A highly effective practitioner who is passionate about education and skilled in teaching a subject specialism at a primary level.
  • An excellent role model for staff and pupils.
  • A team player with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Moulsecoomb Primary School is a school on a rapid journey of improvement within The Pioneer Academy. We are a compassionate learning community making a difference to our fantastic children and families in our local area. We are a large, happy team of staff who work hard to ensure that everyone learns to succeed.

In return, we can offer you:

  • A happy, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities throughout your career, including an outstanding Early Career Teacher programme and access to NPQs.
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing and reduction in staff workload, including up to 5 hours PPA for full time teachers.

We work with over 30 organisations giving our pupils a wide range of opportunities which complements their work in the classroom. Our award-winning school grounds teach pre-history curriculum to pupils across the city; you won’t find a more incredible outdoor learning environment anywhere else in the country! Come and visit Moulsecoomb Primary School for yourself and see our thriving community in action.

Moulsecoomb Primary School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East.  At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child.  All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise.   Find out more at:  Moulsecoomb Primary School - Homeand

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 01273 605 700.  

If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification.  To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your application.  Applications should be submitted via email to the Recruitment Team at

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.  In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school.  If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview.   An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List.  Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment.  Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read following this link:  Safeguarding Policy Moulescoomb Primary School

Additional information

Please ensure you apply with The Pioneer Academy application form attached below.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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