Job Ref No. ECC2915-57S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 2 Point 3
Position Start Date: 02/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: week commencing 4 July 2022  

Job Description

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Job Title: Midday Assistant x2 - Westwood Academy

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 7 hours and 30 minutes (38 weeks - term time only)

Scale: 2

Point: 3

Actual Salary: £3,179.36 per annum

Start Date: 2nd September 2022

Closing date: 3rd July 2022

Interview date: W/c 4th July 2022

Westwood Academy are looking to appoint two passionate and experienced Midday Assistants to join our friendly and supportive team to assist with the supervision of children at lunchtime breaks. We are looking for a caring and committed individual who has the ability to work as part of the school team and dedicated to ensuring that lunchtime is a pleasurable and safe experience for our children. The hours of work will be Monday to Friday from 11.30 am to 1.00 pm.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have good organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Be caring, patient and empathetic.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills with GCSE Literacy and Numeracy grades A-C.
  • Be self-motivated, flexible and a good team player.

What we can offer you:

· A growing Multi Academy Trust of Primary schools who work closely together for the benefit of everyone.

· The 'Leadership Academy' which delivers high quality professional development to all staff.

· A dynamic and collaborative team of Teachers, Leaders and a Central Team who are dedicated and committed to the success of all pupils and staff alike.

· Additional holiday in October giving a two week break, enabled by an early close on every Friday which is utilised for CPD.

· Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

If this role is of interest to you and you have demonstrable experience in the majority of the above accountabilities, please apply.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Westwood Academy on 01702 559467 to arrange a visit.

South Essex Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. For more information, please visit our website;

Information about the School

Westwood Academy is Part of The South Essex Academy Trust. We are:

  • a Multi Academy Trust established by Westwood Academy, Hadleigh Essex.
  • a developing family of schools in the areas around Hadleigh, Basildon, Chelmsford and Southend.
  • focused on partnership, enabling and collaboration
  • committed to developing all staff, volunteers and directors across the schools
  • most of all about the potential to enable the children in all of the schools
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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sarah O'Donnell
Beresford Close
Hadleigh, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467

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