Anyone considering applying for a post is invited to make an appointment to visit the school. Please make sure application forms are completed in full, with no gaps in employment history, and two appropriate referees, including your current or last employer, if appropriate. We cannot consider applications which do not meet this criteria nor can we accept a curriculum vitae as application.

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Teaching Staff Vacancies

Support Staff Vacancies

All posts are Monday to Friday and may be required to work additional hours, by mutual agreement. All support staff are contracted to work 5 INSET days. Holiday cannot be taken during term time.

Administrative Officer Grade D £19,038 - 21,426 pro rata, depending on experience

We are looking to appoint a fast-thinking, proactive and well-organised Admin Officer. You will be able to make quick, informed decisions and take responsibility to ensure deadlines are met and procedures in the office are followed. You will have an eye for detail, the ability to see the 'bigger picture, the likely impact of actions and the processes needed to improve situations.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a school office role, although training can be provided for the right candidate. You must be willing to act as Qualified First Aider (training will be provided).

The successful candidate will have:

  • A high level of customer service skills and an ability to deal with difficult or sensitive situations
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A strong knowledge of ICT
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • A proven ability to lead, and work as part of, a team
  • A commonsense approach
  • A good sense of humour!

Visits to the school are very welcome although this may not be before the closing date (It may be possible to view the school during the holiday period).

Hours: 8.00am - 4.15pm, Monday - Friday, term time only

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Tuesday 2 September 2014, midday Friday 12 September 2014 Covering letter
Admin Officer Role Profile
Admin Officer Job Description
Application Form

Resource Assistant Grade B £7.40 per hour 20hpw

The role includes supporting class teachers (by making resources, creating and updating displays, photocopying, binding, typing etc). You will also cover the office during the lunchtime period and carry out minor first aid for children, answer the telephone and deal with visitor enquiries.

You will need to be willing to train and act as a Qualified First Aider (training provided).

The successful applicant will:

  • have a good standard of English, both written and verbal
  • have excellent organisational and communication skills
  • be able to prioritise workloads in order to meet deadlines
  • have an eye for detail and accuracy
  • possess a common sense outlook and a sense of humour

All support staff may be required to work additional hours, by mutual agreement, and are contracted to work all INSET days. Holiday cannot be taken during term time.


12.00 – 4.00pm

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Tuesday 2 September 2014, noon Wednesday 17 September 2014 Covering letter
Resource Assistant Role Profile
Resource Assistant Job Description
Information for Candidates
Application Form

Supervisory Assistants Grade A £6.54 per hour 6.25hpw

We are looking to recruit 2 friendly, caring Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants who enjoy working with children. The successful candidates will need to be good time keepers, confident when dealing with pupils, good communicators, team players, calm and willing to undertake first aid training.

The role involves a variety of responsibilities, which are allocated on rotation:

  • Playground/field supervision, dining hall duties and wet break supervision in class
  • Promoting ‘Positive Play’ ensuring productive lunchtime activities for pupils, including the ability to make suggestions and involve yourself in activities
  • Ensuring that good order and discipline is maintained in accordance with the school’s agreed Behaviour Policy
  • Administering basic first aid and keeping records of accidents, liaising with other staff as necessary
  • Attending monthly team meetings outside of the lunch period
  • Attending training, where applicable
  • Assisting with ancillary duties e.g. cleaning up spillages, wiping tables etc
  • Ensuring confidentiality of dealings in school

We would like to hear from you if you are patient, have a sense of humour and are committed to supporting all children to achieve their best.


11.50am – 1.05pm

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Applications Open Not known Covering letter
Supervisory Assistant Role Profile
Supervisory Assistant Job Description
Information for Candidates
Application Form

Independence Team: Roles and Responsibilities

Children have been busily applying for a variety of jobs throughout school; some in classrooms and some in the office. Children in all year groups have shown tremendous independence by:

  • Expressing an interest in a job through ‘signing up’
  • Completing an application form
  • Attending an interview

We are also supporting in 2013-2014 the Teaching Direct programme for trainee teachers. See the Wildern School website for more information.

Safeguarding Children

Shamblehurst Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All successful candidates for posts working with children and vulnerable adults will be subject to relevant Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks, references, health checks etc.

Our trained Child Protection Liaison Officers are Kathryn Gott, Sam Coote and Gail George.