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Details of current vacancies can be found in this section. We have a number of vacancies at the moment for Teachers, admin and support roles throughout our schools.


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged - please telephone to arrange.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore all posts are  subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Applications should be made using the Spiral Application form. It is our policy to consider applications as they arrive, we therefore recommend that applicants submit applications as soon as possible as a post may be filled before the closing date.

Training to be a Teacher with Spiral

We are now recruiting for our 2017 cohort of trainees who will qualify as teachers and be ready to teach their first class in  September 2018.  If you are interested in training to be a teacher find out more on our training and apprenticeship page.


We are particularly keen to recruit new teaching assistants who would like to train to be teachers at some time in the future.  If you have a degree, and would like to be a teacher, a teaching assistant job could be the first step towards your new career.

NQT vacancies 2017

If you are interested in joining our NQT programme in September 2017 please register your interest using  the 'contact us' menu option.  Tell us what you are doing now, what opportunities you are looking for and leave your contact details - we'll contact you as soon as we have an appropriate opportunity for you.

Experienced EYFS Teacher (part time - 0.6 fte)

Mandeville Primary School 


As our school community grows, we are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for a part-time (0.6 fte) experienced EYFS teacher at Mandeville Primary School.


Mandeville is a lively and successful school with a cheerful, friendly and hardworking team. Our school has many strengths and we have excellent resources and facilities. Our committed team create a positive and exciting learning environment. Mandeville is a happy, well-organised school with a successful record of supporting and developing staff. We are an ambitious school; staff have the opportunity to make a difference to children and every child really does matter.


We have high standards and will offer you excellent professional development in return for your commitment to deliver the best possible teaching and learning for our children. Many of our children do not come from privileged backgrounds and our aim is to make a difference to children's lives by removing some of the barriers to their learning.


Other benefits of working with us include:

  • Excellent induction and the support of a mentor for all new staff;
  • On-going training and CPD opportunities throughout your career with us; most recently, international opportunities;
  • The support and challenge of a thorough performance appraisal programme;
  • High levels of trust and earned autonomy;
  • The opportunity to work in other schools across the Trust;
  • Private health care options;
  • Salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme.

Mandeville Primary School serves a community rich in cultural diversity. We make a difference to children's lives. You could too.


We will warmly welcome visitors to view our school.


To apply please complete a Spiral Application Forma. Applications will be considered while the advertisement is open.


Application Close Date: 29 October 2017

Interview Date 31 October 2017 TBC


Hours per week - 0.6 fte

MPS/UPS + £1200 pro rata

Start Date - January 2017

After School Club Leader/Playleader - Fleetville Infant and Nursery School


We are  looking for enthusiastic and fun loving people to join our After School club Team (FACES). As a Play Worker (Training will be given) You would be responsible for working with children from both Fleetvillle Infants and Fleetville Junior Schools from 3.00-6.15pm daily (16.25 hours per week). There would also be an expectation to cover some of the Holiday Club requirement during the school holidays.  FACES is an established club with a great team ethos.

Please contact Teresa Strachan on 07803 821016 for more information or to arrange a visit.

  • Salary - £15,807 - £16,781

  • Closing date - 1st Sep 2017 5:00 PM

  • Interview date - 6th Sep 2017

  • Start date - 25th Sep 2017

Midday Supervisory Assistant - Fleetville Infant and Nursery School


We wish to appoint someone to our lunchtime team who is friendly, flexible and enthusiastic.  You would help supervise our children in the dining room and in the playground.  The children need someone who will ensure they have a happy lunch time where they can enjoy their lunch and meet and make new friends.  We would expect the person appointed to interact with the children to provide support and encouragement. The hours of working are 12.00-1.20 pm term time only.  We are happy to consider applicants who are available for just a few sessions a week.

All employees are subject to pre-employment checks, including the right to work in the UK, health checks and Enhanced DBS.

Visits are welcome or please telephone the school for further details. Otherwise please apply online using the application form available.


  • Salary - £15,715 pro rata

  • Closing date - 15th Sep 2017 5:00 PM

  • Interview date - 20 September 2017

Learning Support Assistant - Fleetville Infant and Nursery School


We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant, to support a child with additional needs in our Reception class.  The successful candidate will be committed to ensuring the continued progress, as well as the care and welfare of the child. In addition they will be expected to take an active role within the school community. The post is for 16.25 hrs per week (12-3.15pm) and is linked to an individual child with an EHCP.  Please apply online with a letter of application indicating your strengths. Visits are welcome - please contact the school office in September to make an appointment to visit. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


  • Salary - £15,715 pro rata

  • Fixed Term Contract

  • Closing date - 6th Sep 2017 5:00 PM

  • Interview date - 8th Sep 2017

Part time teaching vacancy at Fleetville Junior School


Are you looking for a part time teaching opportunity? Would you like to work in a friendly and supportive team with 3 teachers in each year group?

If so then come and join us!

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who is committed to caring for children and raising standards. In return we can offer you a supportive, dedicated and forward thinking team to work with and will actively encourage and support your professional development. Our Trust provides exciting opportunities for teachers to develop their careers and it could lead to new opportunities within the Trust in the future.


We need a teacher to cover a maternity leave from now until June 2018, possibly longer.


Please note, the closing date and interview date may be moved forward once there are enough applicants.


We are a 3 form entry Junior School on the eastern side of St. Albans. We value the difference that extended services can make to children's life chances. We are a 'lead school' for a Local Partnership and a lead agency for two Children's Centres. We are committed to promoting the welfare of children and young people.


For further details, or to apply, please see Teach in Herts website.

Mid-day Supervisory Assistants at Fleetville Junior School


We are looking for more people to join our existing team of midday supervisors specifically to work in the dining room supervising the children eat their lunch (not serving meals).


The post is for 1 hour 20 minutes each day (Monday to Friday) from 12.00 to 1.20pm.

The right candidate should have a positive, caring attitude and show warmth and sensitivity to children.  Please be aware that there is an element of manual handling to the job.


For further details, or to apply, please see the Teach in Herts website.

Do you have a skill or interest you would like to share with primary school children?

We deliver a wide range of exciting after-school activities and need leaders who want to share their passion with children, anything from

crosswords to cupcakes

sudoku to science experiments

music to maths


Latin, sports, maths, English, science and media skills are particularly welcome.

Short and long term opportunities available.

Further details and rates of pay are available on our website.