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Job Ref No. ECC2083-131S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 2, Point 2-3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/12/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: 06/12/2023  

Job Description

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Midday Assistant

Scale 2, Point 2-3

Actual Salary - £3,159 - £3,211

6.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Term Time only


Required From: immediately

We are looking for a reliable, caring, flexible and enthusiastic person who enjoys interacting with children to join our team.

Our school vision is 'Dream Big, Work Hard, Believe and Achieve' which is underpinned by our core values of being kind, safe and respectful. We are looking to appoint an individual who can demonstrate this to the children that they interact with, whilst supporting and encouraging them to do the same.

Your primary role will be to maintain the safety, welfare and good conduct of the pupils during the lunchtime break. Duties will include supervising children in the dining hall, administering first aid (when the relevant training has been given) and supporting/engaging with children's play.

If you have the desire to learn, have a happy disposition, and enjoy playing games with children, we would love to hear from you. Please take a look at our website to learn more about us.

See attached job description and person specification for full details of the role.

How to Apply:

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Richard de Clare Community Academy.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to the school office via email to

Work Schedule:

The post is for 5 lunchtimes per week: 12:00noon - 1:15 p.m. term time only

Closing date Monday 4th December 2023, midnight

Interview Date Wednesday 6th December 2023

Further details are available from the school website:

t: 01787 472153 or e:

Information about the School

At Richard de Clare Community Academy we aim to ensure that all children have a happy and successful experience at our school. All that we do is underpinned by our core school rules of being kind, being safe and being respectful. We believe that all children have the right to be respected and have the responsibility to learn how to respect others.

Richard de Clare Community Academy is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH & ACHIEVE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Debbie Hill
Parsonage Street, Halstead
Essex, CO9 2JT
Telephone: 01787 472153

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