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“Testbourne is an outstanding school…Staff enjoy working in this supportive and forward-looking environment, playing their part well in bringing about positive change.”

(Ofsted 2010)

Testbourne Community School, an 11-16 comprehensive school with an extremely able cohort, is an Outstanding School (Ofsted 2010) that provides a forward thinking, outward looking and vibrant learning environment. We pride ourselves on the strength of staff and student relationships, and a strong community is at the heart of our ethos. The school serves the town of Whitchurch and the surrounding area and is within easy reach of Winchester, Newbury, Basingstoke and Southampton with good transport links to the M3 and A34.

Our shared philosophy is embodied by our strap line ‘Achievement | Excellence | Integrity.’  At TCS we work together to continually raise expectations, improve our practice and increase the standards of student achievement in order to secure our outstanding judgement for the future. We encourage all of our teachers to realise their potential and place value and importance on delivering training and providing continuing professional development opportunities.




Teaching Assistant

Are you interested in working with children?  Are you someone who wants to make a difference in the lives of young people? Are you caring and able to support students with special needs? We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to support the learning of an individual or small group of SEN students.  This post is suitable for candidates with previous experience of working with young people, or those who wish to gain more experience before considering a career in teaching or other work with children. Ideally you will be educated to degree level, but we will provide you with the training and development needed to launch your career into whatever role you choose. 

Teaching Assistant Job Advert

Teaching Assistant Job Description

Teaching Assistant Person Specification

Design and Technology Technician

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and well organised person to join a committed and highly successful Design and Technology Department. This role would suit a young person looking for experience in the design and technology field, or a highly experienced individual looking to impart their knowledge and skills to the next generation. Previous experience of working within a similar environment is essential. Key responsibilities will involve supporting teaching staff in the teaching of students undertaking a wide variety of practical tasks associated with this subject area. Industrial experience would be desirable but not essential. Applicants must be committed to working directly with young people. Training will be provided where required.

Design and Technology Technician Advert

Design and Technology Technician Job Description

Design and Technology Technician Person Specification

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