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.

For full adverts see Hantsweb

Teaching Vacancies

Headteacher - start 1 September 2016


Shamblehurst is a growing local village school, both in numbers and the development of the estate, placed centrally between Southampton, Portsmouth and Winchester with easy access to rural Hampshire and the New Forest. In 2014 we increased our year R entry from 2 form to 3 form, this continued in 2015.

We offer a vibrant, nurturing and happy school for both staff and pupils with the opportunity to make real change and improve the status of the school. A friendly supportive, team of staff and governors seek an inspiring individual who will develop, focus and implement the fresh ideas they have.

There will be opportunities for professional and personal development with a governing body who understands the importance of this and is committed to supporting you.

We are looking for:

  • An empathetic communicator who is great with children and who wants to create an open environment for learning.
  • Someone who understands the attributes that an outstanding teacher needs and wants to develop leaders at all levels by using a mentoring style which allows ideas to flourish and grow.
  • An inspirational and aspirational individual who brings out the best in the individuals they come into contact with and who wants to become an exceptional head teacher that understands the need for valuing success.
  • A leader to develop and extend the links with our enthusiastic parents, governors, PTA and the local business community to help consolidate Shamblehurst as a beacon of the community.

Application Procedure

Visits to the school are strongly welcomed. Please contact Gail George, School Business Manager on 01489 782342 email:

Application packs for this position are available from Education Personnel Services by email or by telephone 023 8038 3535 (24 hour answerphone).

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Friday 5 February 2016, noon Thursday 25 and Friday 26 February 2016 Application Form
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.

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.

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 Child Protection Liaison Officers are Kathryn Gott and Gail George.