Parkfield School, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional Mealtime Assistant to join the School as soon as possible.
Post: Mealtime Assistant
Location: Parkfield School, Hurn, Christchurch, BH23 6DF
FTE Salary Range: NJC Bournemouth Grade 1, Pt 2, £22,366 per annum (pro-rata for part time contract)
Actual Annual Salary: £5,379.39 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, part time, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Contract Hours: 10 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Midday – 2.00 pm)
About the role
We are looking for a Mealtime Assistant who will ensure students are safe, secure and well supervised during lunch time.
You will required to:
- Encourage the children to eat the meal provided (or their packed lunch) and promote appropriate table manners and behaviour
- Ensure the safety, welfare and appropriate conduct of pupils during the midday break period in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school
- Ensure the health, safety, conduct and well-being of all pupils
- Undertake playground duty, supervising by circulating amongst children
- Ensure the dining area is kept clean and in a hygienic condition
- Ensure playground equipment is used and stored properly
About the School
Parkfield School is an all-through (age 4 to 16) co-educational school offering a fresh approach and choice that allows pupils to discover learning, unlock their potential, find their place in their community and play their part in society.
Parkfield School offers a positive, safe learning environment for its community, in which everyone has equal and individual recognition and respect. We celebrate success and are committed to the continuous improvement and fulfilment of potential in every student regardless of their ability.
We encourage increasing independence and self-discipline amongst the students helping them to develop the skills that they need to become lifelong learners. Everyone within the school has an important role to play in sharing responsibility for the development of positive behaviour and attitudes.
We will prepare them for a successful transition into further education, training or employment when they leave school. The school has a PAN of 784.
About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.
Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.
If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at email@example.com.
Closing date: for applications is 18th February 2024
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for 4th March 2024
To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.
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