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 of Transition Group TMS + 1 SEN Appointment from January 2022

This is a wonderful opportunity for a qualified, enthusiastic and passionate
teacher to join our school, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
Cornfield is a very successful KS2-4 SEMH school with particular strength in
meeting the diverse needs of challenging students.

The post will offer the opportunity to lead and develop the transition stage
from KS2 to KS3 and will require ability to teach core curriculum in Yr 7
alongside a subject specific area in KS3 or 4 (ability to offer science or
humanities would be advantageous).

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 attain levels of
independence and resilience that ensure they achieve their full potential
beyond school. 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
  • 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

Closing date for receipt of applications: Thurs 30th Sept
Interviews: Wednesday 13th October

Please click on the links below to download the document needed for your Application

JD Curriculum Ldr Tutor (Multi 2021) Subj Ldr – Person Specification 2021 Application Form – Teaching (2)

Subj Ldr – Person Specification 2021

Application Form – Teaching (2)

Get in Touch

Please don’t hesitate to contact the School Business Manager - Vanessa Gilbertson, 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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