Current Vacancies

South Petherton Junior School, Hayes End, South Petherton, TA13 5AG
Tel: 01460 240172

Learning Support Assistant
Full Time (Term Time only)
Grade 15 (point depending upon experience)
Start: September 2024 / Fixed-Term until 31st August 2025 (potential to be extended depending on staffing structure & budget considerations)

We require an experienced learning Support Assistant to join our committed team, working both with children in small groups and within the classroom. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience across the whole of Key Stage 2 and strengths in supporting children with SEND and understanding personalisation and social & emotional needs. They will also have appropriate qualifications within English and Mathematics (GCSE grade C or equivalent). The role will start at the beginning of the new academic year in September 2024.

Please contact the school for an application pack or download the application form below. Visits are welcome and may be arranged prior to application.

We are fully committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures as well as equal opportunities, and the successful applicant will require full DBS checks before employment commences.

Nb: The successful applicants will also have the additional responsibility as below:

Midday Supervisor

Full Time (Term Time only)
Grade 16 point 2 / 6 hours 15 mins per week term time only
Start: Fixed-Term until 31st August 2025 (potential to be extended depending on staffing structure & budget considerations)

Duties are on a rota basis and may include:

  • Supervising in the Hall whilst pupils eat their hot and packed lunches
  • Supervising a lunchtime play zone

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th June 2024
Interviews: Wednesday 3rd July 2024

South Petherton Junior School is looking for a Clerk to Governors

The Clerk’s job is to work with the Chair, other governors and headteacher, in dealing with administrative matters for the board and advising on procedural issues of governance and the board’s statutory duties.  Central to the role is preparing for, taking notes at and producing minutes for meetings.  Good keyboard skills are essential.                                           

The post is a Fixed Term contract at 1.25 hours per week, term time only. There are approximately 10 meetings per year (Term time only and during the evening). The successful applicant would be expected to also attend the Clerks’ Briefing meetings run by Governor Services.

The post of Clerk to the Governing Board has been evaluated using Somerset’s Job Evaluation Scheme at Grade 13 Point 11.  Skills and experience will be discussed and appropriate training identified.

For further information and an application form, contact the Chair of Governors via the School Office: South Petherton Junior School, Hayes End, South Petherton, Somerset, TA13 5AG. Telephone: 01460 240172.