About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.
Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us. We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values.
The University of Brighton is our sponsor. We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.
Benefits we offer
We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.
We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton. And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.
The other benefits we offer including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.
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About Blackthorns Community Primary Academy
Ofsted grade: Outstanding in all areas (2018)
Blackthorns Community Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in Lindfield, West Sussex. We are an inclusive, nurturing school. We strive to provide creative and inspirational learning experiences. With one class in each year group, our small size allows us to know our pupils as individuals; nurturing their strengths and talents. We also have a special facility for up to 8 children with additional learning needs and speech, language and communication difficulties.
In 2017 we were nationally recognised for exceptional educational outcomes with a School Students and Teachers award. We hold the Arts Council Artsmark Award and Silver School Games award.
We can offer you:
- a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
- excellent facilities and resources for staff and pupils.
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The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.