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Our school is ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2023), being one of the most popular and successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive schools in the Preston Park area of Brighton, consistently over-subscribed.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced and offers many exciting opportunities for all students, both in school and out. There are tremendous extra-curricular opportunities at Dorothy Stringer through sport, performing arts, the Junior Leadership Team, Art and with our partner schools in Africa, the Duke of Edinburgh award, as well as a number of other trips. In short, we believe there is something for everyone at the school.

Dorothy Stringer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check

Current vacancies

Cleaners required for Dorothy Stringer School (Term Time only, plus two additional weeks to be worked during school holiday periods)

Job ref: SU375

Hours: 15 hours per week – 3.15pm to 6.15pm, Monday to Friday

Applicants are also required to work an additional 2 weeks per year during the school holidays.  These days will be flexible and at the discretion of the Management Team.

Required from: 1 September 2024

Closing Date: Midday on 17 July 2024*

Interview Date: To be advised

Salary:  15 hours per week, Term time only. Scale 3 Point 7-8 (£24,294 – £24,702), pro rata salary (£8970-£9120)

Our school is ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2018), being one of the most popular and successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive schools in the Preston Park area of Brighton, consistently over-subscribed.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced and offers many exciting opportunities for all students, both in school and out. There are tremendous extra-curricular opportunities at Dorothy Stringer through sport, performing arts, the Junior Leadership Team, Art on-going links with our partner schools in Africa, the Duke of Edinburgh award, as well as a number of other trips. In short, we believe there is something for everyone at the school.

Dorothy Stringer School requires a cleaner to join our friendly and efficient team. Working under the direction of the the Cleaning Manager to provide an efficient service of cleanliness, ensuring that all assigned areas are cleaned to the standard required within set procedures in order to ensure a clean and safe learning environment for our students.

For further details see the Person Specification and Job Description.

HOW TO APPLY

Application is by application form with a supporting letter.  Your application should take account of the Person Specification. In line with our safer recruitment Policy we cannot accept C.V’s. See application form and associated paperwork attached.

Please return your completed application to recruitment@dorothy-stringer.co.uk.   If you have a problem replying electronically please contact the school on 01273 852222.

Dorothy Stringer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the Department of Education Statutory Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

*We reserve the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Swimming Pool Lifeguards required for Surrenden Pool – Term Time only, various shifts (plus additional hours maybe available) 

Job Ref: SU381

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 12 July 2024*

Interview Date: TBC

Salary: Scale 4a, Point 9 (£13.02 an hour)

Starting Date: 2 September 2024

Our school is ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2023), being one of the most popular and successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive schools in the Preston Park area of Brighton, consistently over-subscribed.

Surrenden Pool, which sits on the same campus as Dorothy Stringer School, is managed as a partnership between the school and Brighton & Hove City Council.  The council maintain the infrastructure of the pool, and the school manage its day to day activities.

We seek to appoint a Lifeguard to join our team, specifically to cover the following shifts:

Tuesdays 8.45am-12.15pm

Wednesdays 1.45pm-2.45pm

Wednesdays 7.30pm – 8:30pm

Fridays 7.20am-8:40am

More shifts may become available throughout the year.  This position provides an excellent opportunity for the chosen candidate to join our recently refurbished pool by the Local Authority.

The successful candidates will need to hold a NPLQ qualification, as well as having a good understanding of swimming pool compliance and the associated Health & Safety rigour.  Have the ability to work in partnerships within and beyond the school, and the passion to ensure the successful running of the pool.

Visits to the pool can be arranged by contacting Chris Lyddon (CT-CJL@dorothy-stringer.co.uk).   

For further details see the Person Specification and Job Description (attached).

HOW TO APPLY

Application is by application form with a supporting letter.  Your application should take account of the Person Specification. In line with our safer recruitment Policy, we cannot accept C.V.s.

See application form and associated paperwork attached. Please return your completed application to Katie Booth/Alex Mitchell, at recruitment@dorothy-stringer.co.uk   If you have a problem replying electronically please contact the school on 01273 852222.

Safeguarding Information –  safeguarding – Dorothy Stringer School (dorothy-stringer.co.uk)

Dorothy Stringer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the Department of Education Statutory Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

*We reserve the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Cover Supervisor required for Dorothy Stringer School – 30 hours per week over 5 days, 8.30am to 3.30pm, (includes 1 hour unpaid break), term time only.

Hours: Term Time only – 30 hours per week

Closing Date: Midday 15 July 2024*

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Salary: Scale 5 (Points 13-17) – £26,873- £28,770, actual pro rated salary £19,844 – £21,245

Starting Date: September 2024

Our school is ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2023) and is one of the most popular and successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive schools in the Preston Park area of Brighton.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced and offers many exciting opportunities for all students, both in school and out. There are tremendous extra-curricular opportunities at Dorothy Stringer through sport, performing arts, the Junior Leadership Team, Art, links with our partner schools in Africa, the Duke of Edinburgh award, as well as a number of other trips. In short, we believe there is something for everyone at the school.

The main purpose of the job is to supervise groups of students during the short-term absence of a teacher to ensure that pupils carry out a pre-prepared lesson, maintain good order and to keep pupils on task, responding to questions and generally assisting pupils to undertake set activities. 

The successful candidate would receive a high level of support.

For further details see the Person Specification and Job Description (attached).

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role please complete an application form along with a supporting letter.  Your application should take account of the Person Specification. In line with our safer recruitment Policy, we cannot accept C.V.s.

See application form and associated paperwork attached.

Please return your completed application to Katie Booth/ Alex Mitchell at recruitment@dorothy-stringer.co.uk   If you have a problem applying electronically please contact the school on 01273 852222.

Dorothy Stringer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the Department of Education Statutory Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

*We reserve the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Safeguarding Information –  safeguarding – Dorothy Stringer School (dorothy-stringer.co.uk)

Dorothy Stringer School workforce profile: Workforce Profile DS 

For the school’s financial information, please see our Financial Information page.