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.

Applications by email are acceptable by sending to

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Teaching Vacancies

Year 3 Class Teacher (Fixed Term maternity cover). Start date January 2017

Shamblehurst Primary School is on an exciting journey.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to join our team of talented, creative and hardworking staff. That person needs to be:

  • energetic, positive and passionate about the education of all children
  • committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment for our children
  • inspirational and enthusiastic in their practice
  • a team player, full of energy, with a good sense of humour who is willing to contribute to the life of the school and its community
  • a reflective, resilient and well organised person

In return, we offer:

  • confident, happy and inquisitive children who have a desire to learn and an aspiration to succeed
  • a school committed to the professional development of its staff
  • a team of talented, creative and hardworking staff
  • a vibrant learning environment - indoors and out
  • a school on an exciting journey towards outstanding.

Please come and have a look at our school and see if it's the right one for you!

Please contact the school office to make an appointment with the Headteacher.

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Friday 7 October 2016, noon 14 October 2016 Job Description
Application Form
Support Staff Vacancies

Cleaner Grade A £7.52 per hour 12.5hpw

We are looking to appoint a cheerful, friendly cleaner to work 12.5 hours a week, 2.5 hours per day, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

The successful candidate will be reliable, enthusiastic and capable of cleaning to a high standard.

The contract is for 52 weeks a year, although hours may be blocked during school holidays, by agreement with the caretaker, in order to meet the needs of the school.


3.30 - 6.00pm

Closing Date / Time Interview Date (if known) Information Pack
Friday 7 October 2016, 5.00pm Not known Cleaner Role Profile
Cleaner Job Description
Application Form
Support Staff Vacancies

Supervisory Assistants Grade A £7.52 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.