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  • Start date details

    October 2023

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £21,189.00 Annually (FTE)

Breakfast Club Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint positive, kind, caring and inclusive a Breakfast Club Assistant that are nurturing and love working with children, to join our newly formed Breakfast Club team and help create a safe welcoming place for our early-rising pupils.

We expect the appointee to value every child and believe that every child matters.

We are looking for people that can commit to five mornings per week, Monday to Friday.

The hours each day would be 7.30am – 10 term time only.

No experience is necessary as full training and supervision will be given.

 Duties will include:

  • Welcoming children every morning
  • Supervising breakfast club activities both indoors and outdoors
  • Assisting and organising food provision and preparation for the children
  • Assisting children and encouraging healthy eating habits
  • Promoting the school’s values
  • Administering basic first aid
  • Communicating with parents and school staff to ensure key messages are shared
  • Cleaning and stacking tables and chairs
  • Maintaining food stock levels
  • Preparing the bagels for the next day

Successful applicants will:

  • Promote positivity and understand that every child, no matter their area of need, should be included and supported
  • Have good communication skills and able to communicate with children and adults, both verbally and in written form
  • Have positive behaviour management skills, following school policy at all times
  • Understand and promote safeguarding in schools and always ensure confidentiality
  • Be reliable, well organised, professional and trustworthy
  • Have experience in Food Safety (not essential)
  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety

Start Date: ASAP

Contract type: Permanent, part time – term time only, 2.5 hours per day, five days a week.

Salary: NJC grade 3 – FTE £20,812-£21,189


Closing date: 27/09/2023

Interviews: 02/10/2023

St. John’s Primary & Nursery School are committed to safeguarding our pupils and staff. Any employment offer will be subject to rigorous pre-employment checks including a disclosure and barring service check (DBS).



Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St John's Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
437 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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