Senior Midday Assistant

Maple Grove Primary School, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC2157-95 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 Points 3-5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/08/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: tba  

Job Description

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Role:Senior Midday Assistant

Salary: Band2 Point 3-5

Permanent Contract -10 hours per week 11:30am - 2:00pm

Monday - Friday (45.6 weeks per year Contract)

We are looking to appoint a hardworking and reliable Senior Midday Supervisor to manage our team of midday assistants and support and supervise children at lunchtime in the dining hall and in the playgrounds; to encourage good manners, appropriate behaviour and social interaction skills. The work will involve:

Managing the team of Midday Supervisors and ensuring adequate daily cover for pupil lunchtime periods
Supporting the Midday team with resolving issues and ensuring excellent safeguarding practice at all times
The transition of pupils from class to the dining hall and the school playground and back to class at the end of lunchtime
The supervision and support of pupils whilst they eat
The promotion and supervision of positive and active play and pupil relationships
Health, safety, security and basic first aid (after relevant training)
Pupil discipline and behaviour management.

Previous experience of working with children is essential and previous line management experience will be an advantage.

This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, the successful applicant must provide satisfactory references and will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, along with all relevant safeguarding checks.

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact Karen Egleton at or call 01268 553547 to book an appointment

Closing date:28th August 2019

Start date: ASAP

Information about the School

Lion Education Trust (LET) and Lion Academy Trust (LAT) have an outstanding reputation nationally, are high performing, forward looking and innovative. They work hand in hand to lead schools across London, Essex and Northants.

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All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Dan Lough
High Road
Pitsea, Basildon
Essex, SS13 3AB
Telephone: 01268 553547

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