Job Vacancies

Here are current job vacancies to join our fantastic team at Cross in Hand...

EYFS Class Teacher (Part Time)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the EYFS department of the largest primary school in Heathfield.


Cross in Hand is a happy and successful C of E Primary School in Heathfield, East Sussex. We have genuinely lovely children, supportive parents and a great team of staff. Our academic results are good, but we also develop the ‘Whole Child’, so we value the creative arts and sport too – we even have our own swimming pool!

Within a Christian environment, we aim to provide a beacon of light to guide children on their journey through life, equipping them with the values which will lay the foundations for future development.

Every adult is committed to being inspirational; sharing their knowledge, interest and passions; creating life-long learners who are confident to explore, navigate and develop their understanding of the world around them.


We aim to recruit high calibre staff who are committed to achieving the highest standards. The successful candidate must be reflective and have the ability to contribute to the school’s journey towards ‘outstanding’.

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic part time (0.55fte) Early Years teacher starting September 2022. Our successful candidate will have:

  • A high level of EYFS classroom expertise

  • A track record of good or better teaching

  • A secure understanding of the EYFS curriculum

  • The ability to work in partnership with staff, pupils and parents

  • Willingness to work within a church school ethos

  • High expectations of pupils, colleagues and themselves

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • An awareness of the need to be reflective in all areas of the EYFS

  • A commitment to contribute to the wider curriculum and offering enrichment opportunities to all

  • The ability to effectively promote and develop the vision, aims, culture and ethos of the school

  • The ability to create an inspirational learning environment

  • The passion for making learning experiences exciting, memorable and engaging for all


We can offer you:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • A welcoming and supportive team

  • A friendly, exciting, diverse and welcoming environment

  • Children who love coming to school and who are keen to learn

  • A school with a history of strong academic results

Closing date for applications is 5.30pm on Friday 20th May; interviews will be held week commencing Monday 23rd May. This vacancy is being advertised as a 1 year fixed term contract with a view to making it permanent after the first year.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a happy, supportive and successful team in our inclusive and nurturing school. Call us on 01435 862941 to arrange a visit.

We look forward to meeting you!

Teacher Job Description.pdf
Application Form - Teachers.pdf

Class Teacher (Full Time)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the largest primary school in Heathfield.

Cross in Hand is a happy and successful C of E Primary School in Heathfield, East Sussex. We have genuinely lovely children, supportive parents and a great team of staff. Our academic results are good, but we also develop the ‘Whole Child’, so we value the creative arts and sport too – we even have our own swimming pool!

Within a Christian environment, we aim to provide a beacon of light to guide children on their journey through life, equipping them with the values which will lay the foundations for future development.

Every adult is committed to being inspirational; sharing their knowledge, interest and passions; creating life-long learners who are confident to explore, navigate and develop their understanding of the world around them.

We aim to recruit high calibre staff who are committed to achieving the highest standards. The successful candidate must be reflective and have the ability to contribute to the school’s journey towards ‘outstanding’.

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher starting September 2022. Our successful candidate will have:

  • A high level of classroom expertise

  • A track record of good or better teaching

  • A secure understanding of the curriculum

  • The ability to work in partnership with staff, pupils and parents

  • Willingness to work within a church school ethos

  • High expectations of pupils, colleagues and themselves

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • An awareness of the need to be reflective in all areas

  • A commitment to contribute to the wider curriculum and offering enrichment opportunities to all

  • The ability to effectively promote and develop the vision, aims, culture and ethos of the school

  • The ability to create an inspirational learning environment

  • The passion for making learning experiences exciting, memorable and engaging for all


We can offer you:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • A welcoming and supportive team

  • A friendly, exciting, diverse and welcoming environment

  • Children who love coming to school and who are keen to learn

  • A school with a history of strong academic results


This vacancy is being advertised as a 1 year fixed term contract with a view to making it permanent after the first year. Closing date for applications is 5.30pm on Friday 20th May: interviews will be held week commencing Monday 23rd May.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a happy, supportive and successful team in our inclusive and nurturing school. Call us on 01435 862941 to arrange a visit.

We look forward to meeting you!

Class Teacher Job Description.pdf
Application Form - Teachers.pdf