Recruitment Procedure

Our recruitment procedures take every precaution to ensure that we are satisfied that the applicant is a fit and proper person to work with children.

If you are short-listed for interview, your referees will be asked to provide references and you will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. All successful candidates will undergo an enhanced DBS check.

If you know that you are barred from work with children (i.e. you are on List 99, the PoCA List or have a Disqualification Order, or from October 2009, that you are on the ISA barred lists), you should not apply to work with children.

Any job offer will be subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks. For further information about safer recruitment see our Safer Recruitment Policy below.

Chichester Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In order to safeguard and promote the welfare of its students and ensure that risk of harm is minimised, we employ a safer recruitment policy which complies with national guidance.

Current Vacancies


Science Teacher

The Governors and Principal are seeking an exceptional teacher with the enthusiasm and vision to teach within the Science Department at Chichester Free School. This is an opportunity for a full time position, for a January 2021. Chichester Free School follows national pay scales; this post would...

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Science Teacher (Maternity Cover)

The Governors and Principal are seeking an exceptional teacher with the enthusiasm and vision to teach within the Science Department at Chichester Free School. This is an opportunity for a full time position, for a January 2021. Chichester Free School follows national pay scales; this post would...

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Hitting the right notes! Congratulations to Year 7 students Mae and Riah, who've been selected for the #WestSussex... https://t.co/5pC2GlDH71
This week (11 to 20 Sept) we are celebrating heritage open days. Every day is an open day at the Canal! We're almos... https://t.co/c6MaV8HVaa
We are delighted to announce the UK theme for Safer Internet Day 2021! This year the theme is: An internet we trus... https://t.co/gd5r2E7HZv
Happy Birthday to Julia. We love them all! https://t.co/A2YISNTxs4
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@kellylwickham We're sorry to hear this Kelly. Thank you for the paper's support of our school over the last few ye... https://t.co/4b7KKFmCJd
Key Stage 1 pupils enjoyed a brilliant dress-up day today to help start off our topic 'Turrets and Talons' with a b... https://t.co/NtgE1A6z8q