Staff Vacancies

From time to time we have exciting and challenging opportunities for  enthusiastic and committed people to work in a vibrant environment joining our team to encourage and support the learning and development of KS2/3/4 students

We  look for an experienced, flexible and highly motivated people to work in an exciting and lively environment – a mixed, secondary day school for students with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. We can offer training and further professional development to successful candidates who want to make a difference to the lives of students who need your support.

Cornfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a criminal records check.

Visits to the school are encouraged.

Please contact the school business manager for details.

Application packs are also available from the school or can be downloaded from the West Sussex Grid for Learning Job Vacancies page.  Completed applications can be emailed to or posted to the school.

Current Vacancies

Subject Leader – Science


This is a wonderful opportunity for a qualified, enthusiastic and passionate teacher to join our school, with the ability to inspire and motivate students. The post will offer the opportunity to lead and develop science across the school and to teach in another core subject area. Cornfield is a very successful KS2-4 SEMH school with particular strength in meeting the diverse needs of challenging students.

You will be an inspirational teacher and effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills. You will have the motivation to ensure that students not only receive a high quality learning experience, but also achieve their full potential. We are seeking to appoint a talented and committed teacher, experienced practitioner or NQT with a passion to work with challenging and exciting students with the ability to

  • Lead and enthuse students in your subject area leading to national accreditation
  • Work as part of a dynamic team to raise the aspirations of our students
  • Teach across the full age and attainment range from KS3 to KS4
  • Be committed to improving literacy/numeracy together with functional skills across the age and ability range of the school
  • Be passionate about improving life chances for SEMH students beyond school

We offer excellent CPD and an extensive induction programme. This post would be suitable for experienced and recently qualified practitioners wanting to commit to the challenge of working to attain the highest possible achievement with challenging students.

The school is committed to Safer Recruitment Procedures. Appointments to this post are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Informal enquiries/visits to the school are very welcome, contact Vanessa Gilbertson on 01903 731277 or  to arrange.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 21st May

Interviews:  In person, Wednesday 26th May


Get in Touch

Please don’t hesitate to contact the School Secretary, if you would like more information or if you would like a free paper copy of any documents on our site.

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