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We are looking to appoint two Midday Assistants working two/three days each week (Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11.50 am to 1.05 pm term time only.)
Flexibility to cover additional days at short notice desirable but not essential.
You will be involved in assisting and supervising pupils in the dining hall, basic medical duties and supervising pupils in the playground/on the field.
Experience of working with primary aged children would be an advantage.
The successful candidate will:
- have a calm and positive manner
- be flexible and patient
- be well organised and proactive
- be a team player but also able to use own initiative
- be able to maintain a safe working environment
- be fair, caring and have a sense of humour
- have strong interpersonal and communication skills
- have the ability to lead and support playground games when required.
Long Ridings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our children and all staff share this commitment. This post will be subject to enhanced DBS Disclosure, suitable references and a pre-employment medical check.
Information about the School
Long Ridings is a popular and thriving two-form entry primary school with 420 pupils. We serve a mixed socio-economic area of Hutton and Shenfield, near Brentwood.
Our last Ofsted inspection was in March 2019: rated Good.
We are closely involved in Teacher Training as part of the Essex and Thames SCITT. We also play a key role in local CPD for Brentwood Schools, hosting training days for visiting teachers and LSAs. We are part of the Brentwood Collaborative Partnership.
The school is well-resourced with large grounds. We are committed to a thematic curriculum and have specialist support for P.E.