St Andrew's C of E Primary School

Respecting one another and learning together, to be the best that we can be

Park Lane, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 9HD



Post 1

KS2 Co-ordinator -Full time permanent.

Salary Upper 1-3 Plus TLR2

Date required – February 2021


We are looking to recruit an experienced, committed leader to join our dedicated and supportive staff and community.


We can offer:

The opportunity to work as part of a collaborative, experienced leadership team.

Opportunities to develop as an outstanding leader.

Enthusiastic children who love to learn.

A caring and inclusive school community

An outward looking, creative school vision.


We are looking for a leader –

who is an experienced and outstanding year 5/6 class teacher

who is an experienced leader

who has vision, energy and resilience.

who can inspire and lead others

who can use data effectively to continue to raise standards

who is flexible and committed to team working

who has good personal organisation and ICT skills

You will be joining a well-established, calm and friendly Church of England school, where children are at the centre of our thinking.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references.

Visits to the school are welcomed, though due to Covid restrictions please contact the school for arrangements. For further details and an application form, please email the school on:-

Closing date:  Friday 4th December 2020

Interview date:  Week commencing 7th December 2020

Job Description

Application Form (pdf)



Post 2

SEN 1:1 KS1 Teaching Assistant – 1 Year Fixed Term Contract (initially)

 Grade 5 SCP 6  

Hourly Rate £10.21 (30 hours per week) Term Time Only

Job Share can be considered

Required January 2021


St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School is an aspirational, happy and outward looking Church School, with a real sense of community.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an SEN 1:1 teaching assistant who will be working in Key Stage 1 supporting a child with specific learning difficulties.

The successful candidate should have:

  • NVQ certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 or above or certificate of similar standard.
  • Have an understanding of children with special educational needs. Experience of working in KS1 setting is desirable.
  • Have experience of working with children with ADHD, ASD, PDA.
  • A real commitment to working with children and those who impact their lives and educational experience including parents/carers and a range of multi-agency professionals.

The successful candidate should be:

  • Committed to raising standards for our children.
  • Have a high level of motivation and initiative.
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, with a good sense of humour and the flexibility to take on the diverse roles.

Visits to the school are usually warmly encouraged. Covid-19 restrictions allow after school viewing only – by appointment. For an application and further details on this post, please download from the school website, email or request using a SAE.

Completed applications can be emailed to the school or posted to the school address.

Closing date: Friday 4th December 2020 (Midday)

Interview date: Week Commencing Monday 7th December 2020

Person & Job Specification

Application Form (pdf)



Post 3

Dinner Supervisor (Fixed Term)


We currently have a vacancy for a dinner supervisor at the school.

A summary of the job description is as follows:

  • Control queues to dining areas.
  • See that the overall arrangement for children to dine promotes an orderly and pleasant meals service.
  • Assist as required to relieve any 'bottle neck' in the queues of children waiting to be served
  • See that any spillage is removed quickly. Have an arrangement so that a floor cloth, dustpan and brush can be obtained easily, if required.
  • See that trays are not left in dangerous positions and are wiped where necessary.
  • Supervise return of used crockery and cutlery by the children.
  • Ensure the pupils leave the tables clean for next occupant
  • Encourage children to use appropriate table manners
  • Ensure that all children are encouraged to finish their meal and report any concerns to the class teacher, head teacher or a member of the senior management team
  • See that dining areas are left clean and tidy.

Supervision outside dining areas

  • Arrange your supervision so you move around amongst the children within the area you are covering. It is particularly important that supervisors patrol the whole of the playground/field areas
  • Ensure acceptable standards of behaviour are maintained.
  • Try to avoid children hurting themselves or damaging property.
  • Large class name cards to be used to inform children when it is their turn to go into the dining room
  • Supervision to work to a timetable which ensures that a supervisor will keep to the specified changeover time.
  • Ensure that the supervision process starts at least five minutes before the children’s lunch break starts
  • First aiders should request a supervisor from the dining room to temporarily support on the playground to ensure that there is consistent supervision. If there is a shortage of dinner supervisors, support should be requested from the Senior Management Team


Undertaking any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined.

It is desirable that the successful applicant is First Aid trained - or willing to be trained to become a First Aider

Terms and conditions:

Fixed Term contract – Commencing ASAP

Time on duty: 12.15 – 1.30 (approx.) Mon-Fri, term time only.

Pay: £9.25 per hour

Application Form (pdf)