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

Class Teacher - KS1
Required September 2015

Shamblehurst Primary School is looking to appoint a class teacher who is forward thinking, creative and enthusiastic.

We are looking for candidates who are:-

  • Multi-faceted in their teaching approach and delivery
  • Motivated, inspirational and hard-working
  • Committed to promoting high standards
  • Willing to contribute to the life of the school and its community
  • Able to secure the impact of high quality teaching

In return, we offer:

  • Confident and endearing children
  • An innovative approach to curriculum design
  • Professional development in support of your career aspirations
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of our learning environment, both inside and out
  • Are excellent classroom practitioners with experience across the primary age range
  • A challenge within a strong, supportive ethos

Visits to the school are warmly welcome.

Closing DateInterview DateApplication Pack
27 April 2015 12 noon 6 May 2015 Covering Letter
Job Description
Information for candidates
Application form
Please complete the Equalities Monitoring Form as well as the application form and return this in a sealed, named envelope.

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.

Learning Support Assistant Level 2, Grade C Up to £17,583 pro rata 17.5 hpw

We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective Learning Support Assistant who is committed to supporting children.

An NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent experience is essential.

You will be prepared to be a proactive team member, help cover classes during short term teacher absence and be willing to attend training sessions as required. There may be times when you are asked to work additional hours.

A sense of humour, effective communication skills and a flexible approach is essential.

Visits to the school are warmly welcome.


8.30am - 12.00pm, Monday - Friday, term-time only

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
27 April 2015, noon 7 May 2015 Covering letter
LSA 2 Role Profile
LSA 2 Job Description
Information for Candidates
Application Form

Supervisory Assistants Grade A £7.06 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

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.