Midday Assistant at Puss Bank School & Nursery

Midday Assistant Grade 2 (AA:AD 5003)

Permanent post

7.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time + INSET days)

Actual Salary: £3,106.76

We are a large primary school who values the contribution our staff make to our pupils’ experience and our friendly school community. We wish to appoint an enthusiastic Middy Assistant, with a passion for providing high quality care and support and building positive relationships with pupils during the school lunch break.

We expect the successful candidate to:

  • Ensure that children have a pleasant lunchtime experience; eat their food in an appropriate manner and enjoy varied activities in the playground.
  • Ensure the safety of pupils during the lunchtime period; taking into account pupil ages, disability and behaviour.
  • Arrange age-appropriate activities for pupils during inclement weather when children are inside.
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding.
  • Have excellent positive behaviour management skills.
  • Ensure application of the school behaviour policy during this period, referring serious issues to the Principal where applicable.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Work well as part of a team.

In return you will receive:

  • A welcoming, friendly environment.
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues.
  • Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school.

Visits to the school will be offered to shortlisted candidates at time of interview.

Puss Bank School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in the UK, DBS and a declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.  Appointment to this post is subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made by completing the Aspire Support Staff Application Form.  A full application pack is available to download from the school website: https://www.pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk/staff-vacancies/.  CV’s will not be accepted. Please return completed applications for the attention of Mrs McKinstry, Finance & HR Manager, by email to: admin@pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk .

Closing date for applications: 21st April 2021

Date of interviews: 30th April

Start Date: As soon as possible

Please note due to the volume of applications we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates.