Vacancies & Recruitment

Thank you so much for your interest in our school. We are very proud of what we are achieving and look forward to growing our flourishing team.

Current Vacancies

1:1 Learning Support Assistant (LSA) – Starting September 2019

Can you challenge, inspire and fully embrace the importance of the development of the whole child? Would you like to become part of our school family and contribute to our growing successes?  If so, we need you. 

We believe that:

  • The child should be at the centre of all that we do.
  • We should be developing a love of learning across the whole school – pupils, families and staff.
  • Our staff should have the opportunity to develop and grow. 
  • It is important that we have a flexible approach, are open to trying new things and always striving to improve.
  • Staff well-being is central to delivering quality education

We are building a strong dynamic team who are delivering educational excellence, embedded in Christian values, to the children of central Watford.  St John’s C of E Primary School opened in September 2016 and in September 2018 we moved to our permanent home, which is a brand new building on Clarendon Road.  We are thriving and from September 2019 the school will comprise two forms in each of Reception and Year One and one form in each of Years Two and Three.

Our school vision and ethos means that you could be part of something very special in the heart of Watford.  All our staff work in partnership to support the best outcomes for children and this involves a flexible approach. 

27.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday.  38 weeks term time + 2 INSET days (192 days in total).  The post is graded at H2 (fte £18,065). The children’s lunchtime is 12:00 – 1:00pm and this role will be one and a half hours per day wrapped around that; ie 11.45am – 1.15pm.

To apply, please complete our application form and send it to office@watfordstjohns.org or via post to 32 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 1JJ.

We warmly welcome all applications.

Applications close at 10.30am Friday 6 September 2019 with interviews expected to be in the following week. 

Eagle Play Mentor: Lunchtime (Mid-day Supervisory Assistant (MSA))
– Starting September 2019

Are you experienced at working with and supporting children?  Are you determined to make a difference to children’s lives?

We are building a strong dynamic team who are delivering educational excellence, embedded in Christian values, to the children of central Watford.  St John’s C of E Primary School opened in September 2016 and in September 2018 we moved to our permanent home, which is a brand new building on Clarendon Road.  We are thriving and from September 2019 the school will comprise of two forms in each of Reception and Year One and one form in each of Years Two and Three.

The role will involve being part of the team of Eagle Play Mentors supervising pupils in their lunchtime period while eating and playing.  St Johns prioritises calm lunchtimes with all children participating in family style dining.

Our school vision and ethos means that you could be part of something very special in the heart of Watford.  All our staff work in partnership to support the best outcomes for children and this involves a flexible approach. 

7.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday.  38 weeks term time + 2 INSET days (192 days in total).  The post is graded at H1 (fte £17,711). The children’s lunchtime is 12:00 – 1:00pm and this role will be one and a half hours per day wrapped around that; ie 11.45am – 1.15pm.

If you would like to apply, please complete and submit the St John’s support staff application form.

Please note: We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any vacancy when a suitable number of applications have been received. Candidates are therefore recommended to submit their application as soon as possible.

Applications close at 10.30am Friday 6 September 2019 with interviews expected to be in the following week.

 

Eagle Play Mentor: After School Club
– Starting September 2019

Can you challenge, inspire and fully embrace the importance of the development of the whole child? Would you like to become part of our school family and contribute to our growing successes?  If so, we need you. 

We believe that:

  • The child should be at the centre of all that we do.
  • We should be developing a love of learning across the whole school – pupils, families and staff.
  • Our staff should have the opportunity to develop and grow. 
  • It is important that we have a flexible approach, are open to trying new things and always striving to improve.
  • Staff well-being is central to delivering quality education

We are building a strong dynamic team who are delivering educational excellence, embedded in Christian values, to the children of central Watford.  St John’s C of E Primary School opened in September 2016 and in September 2018 we moved to our permanent home, which is a brand new building on Clarendon Road.  We are thriving and from September 2019 the school will comprise two forms in each of Reception and Year One and one form in each of Years Two and Three.

Our school vision and ethos means that you could be part of something very special in the heart of Watford.  All our staff work in partnership to support the best outcomes for children and this involves a flexible approach. 

27.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday.  38 weeks term time + 2 INSET days (192 days in total).  The post is graded at H2 (fte £18,065). Your working hours will be Monday – Friday 8:45am – 3:15pm with a 1 hour lunch break. 

If you would like to apply, please complete and submit the St John’s support staff application form.  Then send the application to office@watfordstjohns.org or via post to 32 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 1JJ.

We warmly welcome all applications.

Please note: We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any vacancy when a suitable number of applications have been received. Candidates are therefore recommended to submit their application as soon as possible.

Applications close at 10.30am Friday 6 September 2019 with interviews expected to be in the following week.

Future Recruitment

As a new school, we will be adding to our team year on year as the school grows. If you would like to be the first to find out about our vacancies, please join our vacancy list, by clicking HERE.  When vacancies become available, you will receive the information straight to your inbox.

​St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff are expected to share in this commitment. Applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and application the Disclosure and Barring Service. A probationary period is applicable for all support staff.

Any personal data supplied will be processed for recruitment processes only. We store any data provided within a secure system with access restricted to those who require it for the recruitment process for this role. Personal data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed 6 months after this process concludes.

 

Volunteering

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