Staff Vacancies

We currently have two vacancies:

* A classroom teacher, full time, to end of current academic year

* A Learning Support Assistant (with Midday Assistant duties), mornings & lunchtimes only, term times only 

More details and application forms are on the pages below.





We have a vacancy for a full-time KS2 class teacher

to commence in January 2020 for the remainder of the 2020/21 academic year

with a view to a permanent contract, subject to vacancy, beyond that.

Salary negotiable:  Teachers Main Pay Scale or Upper Pay Scale


Yattendon School is a successful and happy school rated as

‘Good’ by OFSTED at our most recent inspection in Feb. 2017.


We would love you to consider joining our team and be part of our exciting future. Following a significant building project, including a new all-weather sports pitch and a major refurbishment of classrooms, we are able to offer you and our children a modern and dynamic learning environment.


We can offer you:

  • enthusiastic and friendly children
  • a happy school with excellent new facilities and extensive grounds
  • dedicated and supportive colleagues
  • opportunities to lead and deliver new initiatives within the school
  • lots of support, access to excellent professional development and plenty of opportunity for growth, no matter where you are in your teaching career
  • networking opportunities with other local schools as members of the Horley Learning Partnership
  • excellent relationship with parents
  • A relocation allowance of up to £3K can be negotiable for this position


You are very welcome to come and visit us to see our school in action, subject to Covid-19 precautions. Please call the school office to arrange a mutually convenient date and time to meet Guy Perkins, our Head Teacher.


We are happy to receive applications from experienced teachers or NQTs, including practitioners at KS1, KS2 or KS3.






To apply for this job, please complete the teachers’ application form and send to:

Steve Hill (School Business Manager)

Yattendon School

Oakwood Road,





or email your application to quoting the E-teach Job reference.


If you wish to include a brief Personal Statement with your application (optional), please ensure this does not exceed two sides of A4 paper.


All applications should be received by 12 noon on Friday 6th November 2020.



For further information, or to arrange a tour of the school:

telephone: 01293 734100                 

or email:

school website:


Interviews will be arranged with shortlisted candidates.



Yattendon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS check will be required and references taken up from all shortlisted applicants.  This school values diversity and has an equalities policy to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly, and that they are appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexuality or age.



Learning Support Assistant (LSA) & Midday Assistant (MDA)                  

 (part time: mornings & term time only)

Required to start as soon as possible in Autumn term 2020 or start of Spring term 2021.

Hours:                   21.75 hours /week in total, comprising 16.75 morning LSA hours /week, plus an additional 5 hours / week for Midday (lunchtime) Assistant [MDA] duties.

Contract:             This is a part-time, term-time-only (38 weeks per year) contract, plus a requirement for occasional INSET days for training (for which additional hours are paid).  The contract is tied in to the needs of a particular pupil (currently Year 4) and will continue until the pupil’s needs are reviewed or the child leaves the school, so with the intention of rolling forward to future years, subject to on-going need.

Surrey Pay:         £17,663-£18,607 pa FTE dep. on experience for LSA role (from £6,889pa pro rata);

                              £17,457 pa FTE for MDA role (£2,032 pa pro rata)


This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic and caring person who has high expectations for the education of all children. If you put the needs of children first and are passionate about finding creative ways to engage them in their learning, then we would love to hear from you.

Learning Support Assistants work either one-to-one with particular children, or in leading small group work or in supporting class teachers across a particular year group. You will need to be enthusiastic, dedicated and prepared to work closely within a team to provide engaging and purposeful learning opportunities for our children. You will be proactive and able to use your initiative to help build positive and respectful working relationships with particular children, some of whom may have challenging needs. You will also need a love of learning and to be open to continuing professional development in order to improve your own knowledge and experience to meet the ever-changing needs of our children.

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming and friendly school community;
  • enthusiastic children with a thirst for learning;
  • dedicated staff who go the extra mile to make a difference to our learners;
  • a comprehensive induction programme and exceptional opportunities for your continuing professional development;
  • a fantastic, modern school environment in which to work.

Visits to the school (wearing masks) are actively encouraged before you apply so that you can meet our children and staff and see our school in action. Please contact the school office to arrange this.

Application forms can be obtained from the E-Teach recruitment portal, from the school office by emailing a request to or from the school website. 


The deadline to return your completed application form is by 12 noon on 13th November 2020

Please return completed application forms to School Business Manager Mr Steve Hill

   either by post to: Yattendon School, Oakwood Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 7BZ              

          or by email to:             

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