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We always want to invest in our staff. If you are considering a role with us and would like to discuss it further please contact Carly Oliver, EA to Headteacher by calling 01903 830901 or by emailing

The Laurels Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all our students.  It is a core expectation of every member of staff to safeguard the wellbeing of every child and young person within the school. Staff are supported through regular training and are expected to adhere to the school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy at all times. 

In addition to the statutory pre-employment checks, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, a safeguarding background check and interview.

Durrington Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome the unique contributions that everyone can bring to Durrington Multi Academy Trust in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expressions, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Class Teacher

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and committed teacher to join our dedicated and talented team! The Laurels is a special place to work and learn so we are looking for a team player who loves teaching, curriculum innovation and is ambitious for every child. 

As a school, we are uncompromising in our aspirations for every individual. We endeavour to do this by providing an excellent school experience where every child feels nurtured, excited to learn, and can discover their passions.

We are also uncompromising in our aspirations for staff. We have worked hard to develop a culture where teachers are looked after, supported and professionally enriched. As a member of our team, you will be committed to developing your practice alongside like-minded professionals to ensure a high-quality learning environment for all.

In our most recent report, October 2022, Ofsted wrote: ‘Staff are proud to work at the school. They feel part of a close-knit team. Staff appreciate the way that leaders are considerate of their workload. Leaders are approachable and highly aware of staff well-being.’

Relationships between staff, pupils and parents/carers are key to our success.  You will be working with an amazing team of supportive, enthusiastic and hard-working staff.  However, it’s not just our team that are great! Our brilliant children have a thirst for learning and we are well supported by our board of governors and trust, who are all driven by a real desire to change children’s lives for the better.

The Laurels Primary School, Durrington is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) which includes Durrington Research School and the SCITT. Within our trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure everyone’s success.

If you feel that you can bring something special to our school and Trust, please contact the school office so we can show you our school and what we have to offer!

Applicants are required to complete the application form and return it, alongside a supporting statement (max. 2 pages A4) to or via post to Carly Oliver, The Laurels Primary School, Winterbourne Way, Worthing, BN13 3QH.

Application form

Candidate information and job description

We welcome visits to the school and should you wish to book one (or If you have any other questions) about the role, please email Carly Oliver, Executive Assistant on or call 01903 830901.

Closing date for applications is 10am, Friday 17th May 2024.