Midday Assistant

Castledon School, Wickford
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Job Ref No. ECC7045-252 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 2 (points 3-4)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Post: Midday Assistant

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Scale 2, point 3 (range point 3-4) Actual annual salary £5,294 - £5,379

(FTE £22,737 - £23,114)

Hours: 2 hours per day, Monday to Friday, 12 noon to 2pm

Term time only, 5 days per week

Castledon School is part of the Zenith Multi Academy Trust and is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and capable midday assistant who will have a positive impact on the learners within the academy and understand their individual needs.

Suitable candidates will need to be able to work as part of a team and be able to liaise with other members of staff. Main duties include:

Supervision of dining hall to keep it safe and orderly
Helping children in difficulty e.g. spills, tricky packaging
Social interaction and encouraging pro social behaviour
Playground duty after lunch
Clearing up the hall
Cleaning tables/chairs before storing away
First aid (once trained)
Supporting children with putting away equipment
Diversity and Inclusion are important to us at Castledon. We believe we are a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We welcome candidates to look at our job description, come and view us (by appointment) and ask any questions prior to interview.

Closing date:14th April 2024 @ midnight however as applicants apply they will be vetted early.


To apply for the role please download the application form from the vacancy page on https://www.zenithmultiacademytrust.co.uk/vacancies/, completed applications should be submitted to recruitment@zmat.co.uk. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

You must complete the application form fully and give details of all employment, training and gaps in employment since leaving secondary school to the present day. Any additional information, which you wish to bring to the notice of the selection panel should be included in your letter of application (supporting statement). Please ensure you say why and how you meet the criteria from the person specification in your letter of application. Full job description and person specification can be found at the end of this pack.

Castledon School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children in our care and expect our staff to follow this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the School

Castledon School is a Special School for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties and additional complex needs from Year 1 - Year 14.

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

Juliet Winsor
Bromfords Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0PW
Telephone: 01268 761252
Email: admin@castledon.org

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