Midday Assistant

Warren Primary School, Grays

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Job Ref No. ECC2078-120S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band A Point 1-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 15th April 2024  

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Warren Primary School

Gilbert Road, Chafford Hundred, Grays, RM16 6NB

Wishes to appoint a

Midday Assistant

Salary: Band A Point 1 - 6

(£3,172.70 - £3,409.52 per annum depending on experience)

6 hours 15 minutes per week

12.15pm-1.30pm (Monday-Friday)

37 weeks per year, term time only

Start Date: April 2024

Warren Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring, committed Midday Assistant, to support students over lunchtime.

The Our Midday Assistant's create a very positive, happy, and secure environment in our playgrounds, dining hall and the school building at lunchtime. Your primary role will be to maintain the safety, welfare, and good conduct of pupils during the lunchtime break.This role would be suited to someone enthusiastic, personable, empathetic and able to communicate effectively, whilst maintaining a calm and professional manner, under pressure. Previous experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

The successful applicants will:

· A good level of English and Maths

· Interact with the children to encourage good social skills and will lead outdoor activities to encourage participation

· Encourage healthy eating, preparing the tables, supervise playing with the children outside, supervising the clearing up of games and toys, administering first aid and using the school's behaviour plan

· Ensure the safety and care of pupils who are injured or unwell & provide comfort if distressed

· Assist children with Personal Care where necessary

· Be willing to undertake training, including First Aid

Warren Primary School provides a first-class education for the local community by providing a new and exciting curriculum based on inspiring pupils, providing knowledge and developing aspirations. Our pupils are confident young people with high self-esteem, high expectations and a clear sense of their personal responsibilities both for themselves and to others. Our school is a place of inspiration where pupils learn about themselves, learn how to learn, learn how to work with others, and learn how to define and achieve their personal goals. This is a school where children feel safe and "Aim High!" Accelerated progress in raising standards is being achieved through inspirational leadership, dynamic partnerships and strong stakeholder engagement across the whole of the Trust.

Warren Primary School is a member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trustis a Multi-Academy Trust, withtwelve member schoolswithin Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.

Warren Primary School has excellent travel connections and is situated near Lakeside and Chafford Hundred train station.

In return for your hard work you will receive:

Relocation package of up to£8,000for new employeesrentingorbuyinga property
2-week October half term
Support from highly experienced SLT members, and the wider trust network and collaboration with our other schools
Support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools
Recognition of continuous service 
Excellent CPD opportunities through the school and the trust
Fully Subsided Employee Assistance Programme  
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff
National Conditions of Service
Automatic enrolment into the National Teachers Pension Scheme(or local Government Pension Scheme for support workers)

If you feel you could make a positive contribution to the school, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding,please apply nowor you can request a visit of the school. For more information speak toAyshen Uluhanhr@osborne.coopor call 01375 648901.

Warren Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.Please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement (www.osborne.coop/working-with-us) for more information. If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our websiteOsborne Co-operative Academy Trust

Closing date: Friday 12th April 2024 - Midday

Interview date: W/C 15th April 2024

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate before the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

Warren primary school is a very popular and oversubscribed school. It opened in 1997 and has grown from a pupil population of 31 to 458, plus 52 Nursery children (part time). We also have specialist provision for severely and profoundly deaf children.

Warren was built to serve Chafford Hundred, a community of private housing and is now one of four primary schools. Chafford Hundred is convenient to reach by road, and has good public transport links to London and the coast. The school is within walking distance of Lakeside Regional shopping centre and Chafford Hundred railway station.

The school is set in pleasant grounds, which has a large playing field, adventure playground, small wood and garden areas.

The school provides a safe and happy environment in which the children thrive and enjoy learning in a stimulating setting. The children are welcoming, polite, well-motivated and generally high achievers and we expect over 50% to achieve above expected progress each year and hope that this figure will continue to rise. They are confident and very proud to wear their uniform and represent their school.

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

Abbie Stonehouse
Warren Primary School
Gilbert Road
Chafford Hundred, Grays
Essex, RM16 6NB
Telephone: 01375 482288
Email: hr@osborne.coop

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