Vacancies

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.

Application by email are acceptable by sending to gail.george@shamblehurst.hants.sch.uk


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Teaching Staff Vacancies

Leading Practitioner (Maths) - Permanent

The Governors invite applications from candidates who relish being part of leading change and can evidence strong knowledge and skills in Maths.

This is a new role, providing an exciting opportunity for a motivated and inspirational individual.

The successful candidate will not be classroom based but will work across year groups providing excellent additional teaching, as well as developing the practice across school in Maths.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for analysing the teaching and learning of Maths, including assessment data, across the primary range in order to contribute to the improvement of teaching and learning and support the learning of all children.

We offer:

  • An exciting and creative integrated curriculum with an innovative approach
  • Children who enjoy the school experience, behave well and have good learning attitudes
  • A range of opportunities underpinned by a strong distributive leadership
  • A strong, supportive ethos

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are passionate about children achieving and can inspire children and staff to achieve their best
  • Have a passion and excellent aptitude for Maths
  • Can secure the impact of high quality learning
  • Can manage and foster excellent relationships across the whole school community
  • Are excellent classroom practitioners with experience across the primary age range
  • Have an understanding of change management
  • Are able to lead by example and to motivate others

The position start date is flexible for the right candidate (likely April or September 2015). Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact us either via email or by telephone to arrange. Shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching in their own schools, by agreement, between 1 - 4 November 2014.

Closing DateInterview DateApplication Pack
Friday 21 November 2014 (5.00pm) Tuesday 9 December 2014 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.

KS1 Class Teacher
Fixed Term January 2015 - August 2015
Main Scale

Shamblehurst Primary School is looking to appoint a teacher who is forward thinking, creative and enthusiastic. A full or part-time position will be considered, although the contract will be for a minimum of 3 days per week.

We are looking for a candidate who is:

  • Motivated, inspirational and hard-working
  • Committed to promoting high standards
  • Able to secure the impact of high quality learning
  • Enjoys working collaboratively through the use of good communication and organisational skills

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
  • A challenge within a strong, supportive ethos

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact us either via email or by telephone to arrange. Shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching a lesson in their own schools (or at Shamblehurst) at some point between 14 - 18 November.

Closing DateInterview DateApplication Pack
Friday 7 November 2014 (5.00pm) Thursday 20 November 2014 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 1
Grade B £7.40 per hour (£14,277 - £15,141 pro rata)

We are looking to appoint a caring and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to carry out 1:1 support within class.

As the successful candidate you will be a proactive team meamber, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to show initiative.

You should have a high standard of English, both written and spoken, as well as good Maths skills. You should also be proficient in ICT. You will need strong time management, with the ability to remain on task and be able to use your own initiative appropriately.

Skills in supporting children on the autistic spectrum or knowledge of Makaton or PECS is desirable, although not essential as training can be provided.

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.

Hours:

8.30am – 3.20pm, 29 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only. You are required to work on 5 INSET days per year.

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Monday 3 November 2014 (12 noon) Monday 10 November 2014 Covering letter
LSA1 Role Profile
LSA Job Description
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.

Hours:

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.