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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    1 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    17 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £22,737.00 Annually (FTE)

Breakfast club assistant- Wraparound care- 3 or 4 mornings a week job summary

Due to popular demand we are now looking to expand our team so we can accomodate more children. We are looking for candidates who are fun, enthusiastic, energetic and caring to join our team.

Little Gems is our breakfast and after-school club with times from 07.45-08.45 Monday to Friday and then 15.30-18.00 Monday to Friday.

We are happy for these hours to be split, if people would just like mornings or afternoons, or if you would just like to be an adhoc person who covers when numbers are especially high or staff are off due to sickness

Main Areas of Responsibility

To play and organise games with the children in and out of the school

To wash all items used for food or food preparation and ensure they are stored in the correct place.

To make Little Gems a fun and safe place where children want to be,

To ensure the smooth and reliable operation of Little Gems.

To work towards providing equal opportunities in all aspects of the work and abide by agreed policies.

To act in a responsible manner towards children at all times.

Ensure all food placed back in the larder and fridges are covered and closed and stored appropriately to ensure freshness and hygiene.

To ensure that the kitchen is left tidy and clean.

Ensure at the end of the session the floors are swept and spot moped and bins are emptied.

To administer or supervise first aid as required and to record any accidents/incidents in the accident book.

To attend meetings as appropriate.

To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the school

Supporting the School

To attend relevant in service training: Emergency First Aid, Safeguarding and Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Training

To be aware of school procedures and follow school policy

To be aware of confidentiality issues linked to home / pupil/ teacher/ school work and to keep confidences appropriately

Disclosue Barring Service (DBS)

This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure will be sought through the DBS as part of Hertfordshire County Council’s pre-employment checks. Please note that additional information referring to the DBS is in the guidance notes to the application form. If you are invited to an interview you will receive more information.

Knowledge, Experience, Training

Experience of working with children

Communication skills both written and oral

Interpersonal skills

First Aid

Internal or external training in Safeguarding Procedures

Food Hygiene Level 2 and above

Increasing expectations to engage in fuller professional development resulting from Performance Management

For any more information, please contact Danielle Talland on 01442 406545 or by emailing dtalland@bovingdonacademy.org.uk

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 Bovingdon Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
400 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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