The Hangout - After School Care Provision

Due to further expansion, we are looking for energetic and hardworking After School Club Assistants to join our team. ‘The Hangout’ based in Talavera Junior School is a play based after school care provision which takes pupils from both Talavera Infants and Junior School. We are proud of our very busy club where we believe in offering a huge range of activities and opportunities so that the children can thoroughly enjoy their time with us.

Working hours will be 3pm – 6pm (up to 5 afternoons a week). Hours can be increased to 16 hours per week for the right candidate.

The successful candidates will:

  • enjoy working with children,
  • be committed to providing high quality care in a safe environment,
  • prepare and distribute a suitable nutritious snack for all children,
  • plan and organise a varied and creative play programme of suitable activities for all children,
  • be patient, cheerful and enthusiastic,
  • be self-motivated and able to use their own initiative,
  • understand the importance of confidentiality in a school and maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • Be willing to undergo further training such as First Aid and Food hygiene.

Visits are warmly welcomed to the school and for further information or an application form, please call 01252 322156 or email Support Staff application forms can also be found on our school website

Start date will be 14th October 2019 or earlier if possible.

Application form 







School Direct Trainee


Aldershot area 


Required September 2020




If you have a passion to train to be a teacher in a friendly school with pupils who behave well and want to learn, then this is the post for you! We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, skilled and creative trainee teachers to train with us at Alderwood School, St Michael’s Infant and Junior Schools, Talavera Infant and Junior Schools, Park Primary and Wellington Primary Schools from September 2020.


As the Lead School, Alderwood School has established strong links with schools in the local community, giving us the perfect partnership to train teachers across our schools. You must have a degree in order to undertake this training, or be due to complete your degree course this summer.


The successful candidate will undertake the PGCE training modules at the University of Winchester. You will then be at one or more of the above schools for your school placements. This School Direct training opportunity is not salaried.


If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the school for an informal chat or, alternatively, find us on the UCAS website. Please note that you have to search for ‘Newport Junior School’ to find our course on the UCAS website. If you would like to apply, this must be done via the UCAS website.


Closing date: Friday 14th November 2019


Alderwood School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects 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 (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.


In our school, we are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity, whether required by law or not, in all aspects of our activities as an employer and service provider. This commitment is based on our belief in the broad principles of social justice and our aim is to provide services and employment on a fair and equitable basis. Our staff are encouraged to demonstrate their commitment to equality by taking active steps to: eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote good race relations.




Interviews will be held at the school as soon as possible after the closing date.


There will be an interview panel comprising of the Headteacher and a representative from the University of Winchester. The Headteacher has undertaken the ‘Safer Recruitment in Schools’ training.


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