Job Vacancies

Edwards and Ward

Edwards and Ward are looking for someone to fill a wonderful opportunity to work as a

General Assistant

Starting almost immediately

Monday to Friday

20 hours a week, 38 weeks a year, £8.21 /hour

The Role is working as part of the integral catering team as a kitchen assistant, helping provide meals to our pupils.

If you have any questions, please contact

Kane Bassett (Operations Manager, E&W)

on 07773 578 265

Cover Supervisor

Salary: £18,426 - £19,407 pro rata, HCC grade C
Actual Salary £11,713 - £12,337
Start Date 1st January 2020

27.5 hours per week Monday – Friday 08:40 - 3:20. 39 weeks per year, term time only. Permanent.

Test Valley School is a small 11-16 secondary school on the outskirts of Stockbridge (one of the “best places to live” in The Sunday Times in 2018). Our rural location adds a unique dimension to school life and our links across the community. It is also an easy commute from Winchester, Salisbury, Andover, Romsey and Southampton.

Our motto is ‘in pursuit of personal excellence’ and we have very high expectations of our pupils and ourselves in all aspects of school life. We offer a friendly, caring and supportive working environment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Cover Supervisor. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience of working in schools by supervising classes during the short-term absence of teachers. This will include some examination invigilation and support to administration. This is a busy role requiring a patient but assertive manner and the ability to deal with a range of situations. Good organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and in a team.
Candidates will be committed to the learning and development of pupils. Training opportunities are available. Candidates must possess good GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) and have a good command of the English language. In return we will offer you the opportunity to train and develop. This might be an excellent opportunity for someone considering a career in teaching.

Interviews will be held in week starting Monday 25th November 2019

Candidates are welcome to come visit the school for more information on the role prior to the closing date. Please call Mrs Watts directly on 01264 812003 to book an appointment.

Please ensure your application reaches us by noon on the closing date.

   Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd November 2019

   Interview date to be confirmed.

Application Procedure

Please contact the school for further information. You can also download the full application pack below (please note that only fully completed Hampshire application forms will be considered).

Test Valley School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

In promoting Equal Opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Download Application Pack

Learning Support Assistant

Salary: £18,426 - £19,407 pro rata, HCC grade C
Actual Salary £10,650 - £11,217
Start Date 1st January 2020 (or earlier if available)

25 hours per week Monday – Friday, 39 weeks per year, term time only, permanent.

Test Valley School is a small 11-16 secondary school on the outskirts of Stockbridge (one of the “best places to live” in The Sunday Times in 2018). Our rural location adds a unique dimension to school life and our links across the community. It is also an easy commute from Winchester, Salisbury, Andover, Romsey and Southampton.

Our motto is ‘in pursuit of personal excellence’ and we have very high expectations of our pupils and ourselves in all aspects of school life. We offer a friendly, caring and supportive working environment.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to support some of our pupils with educational needs. This may be one-to-one, small group work or whole class support. This is a busy role requiring a patient but assertive manner and the ability to deal with a range of situations. Good organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and in a team. Candidates will be committed to the learning and development of pupils.

Candidates need to be educated to GCSE level C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent) and need to have a flexible approach to working. Experience of working with children will also be an advantage but not essential. Additional training and support will be available.

Interviews will be held the week starting 18th November 2019

Please ensure your application reaches us by noon on the closing date.

   Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th November 2019

   Interview date to be confirmed.

Application Procedure

Please contact the school for further information. You can also download the full application pack below (please note that only fully completed Hampshire application forms will be considered).

Test Valley School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

In promoting Equal Opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Download Application Pack

PA to Headteacher

Salary: £20,830 - £23,411, pro rata, HCC grade D
Actual Salary: £9,877 - £11,101
Start date: 1st January 2020 (or earlier if available)

20 hours per week over 5 days, 40 weeks per year (term time only plus 5 days)

Test Valley School is a small 11-16 secondary school on the outskirts of Stockbridge (one of the “best places to live” in The Sunday Times 2018). Our rural location adds a unique dimension to school life and our links across the community. It is also an easy commute from Winchester, Salisbury, Andover, Romsey and Southampton.

Our motto is ‘in pursuit of personal excellence’ and we have very high expectations of our pupils and ourselves in all aspects of school life. We offer a friendly, caring and supportive working environment.

We are seeking to appoint an efficient, exceptionally well organised Personal Assistant (PA) to work directly for the Headteacher at Test Valley School.

Applicants should have suitable experience in a Senior Administrative role with a proven track record in secretarial tasks, diary management and have the ability to communicate at all levels.

In addition to the daily PA role, you will be responsible for coordinating certain school events which will require the ability to communicate effectively within school and with outside agencies and groups.

This varied and pivotal role requires the candidate to be versatile and forward thinking with excellent IT skills. The ability to multi-task this varied workload is essential, you will also be a confident team player with a natural ability to prioritise and build good working relationships.

Interviews will be held in week starting 18th November 2019

Please ensure your application reaches us by noon on the closing date.

   Closing date for applications: Thursday 14th November 2019

   Interview date to be confirmed.

Application Procedure

Please contact the school for further information. You can also download the full application pack below (please note that only fully completed Hampshire application forms will be considered).

Test Valley School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

In promoting Equal Opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Download Application Pack