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 Vacancies

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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.

Site Assistant Grade B £7.56 per hour 15hpw

We are looking to appoint a cheerful, friendly site assistant to work 15 hours a week, 3 hours per day, 12.30pm – 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. There may be additional hours required in order to complete larger projects, cover absent cleaning staff etc, and there will be a need for flexibility at times.

The successful candidate will ideally be skilled in routine maintenance activities as well as cleaning procedures, although training can be given to the right candidate. You will need to be able to physically operate heavy duty cleaning equipment as well as lift heavy objects.

If you meet the above criteria and are reliable, enthusiastic and able to use your initiative we would like to hear from you. The contract is for 52 weeks a year with 23 days holiday.

If you are hard working, self motivated and would enjoy being part of a friendly school community, please download an application form using the link below. You must complete all sections of the application form and give full details of 2 referees. Failure to do so will unfortunately result in your application not being shortlisted. Completed application forms can be sent via email to

Hours of work: 12.30pm - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Monday 25 April 2016, noon Not known Site Assistant Role Profile
Site Assistant Job Description
Application Form

Supervisory Assistants Grade A £7.06 per hour 6.25hpw

We are looking to recruit a friendly, caring Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant who enjoys working with children. The successful candidate will need to be a good time keeper, confident when dealing with children, a good communicator, a 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.

We would also consider applications for casual workers who can be called on at short notice to cover absence or from people who would like to work part of a week. Please write this on your application form.


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 Designated Safeguarding Leads are Sally Mohamed, Gail George and Sarah Curry.