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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC (Outer London) Point 2 - £25,857.00 FTE / Actual annual £7,128.38 / Working 11.25 hours per week Term Time Only plus 5 Inset Days

Lunchtime Assistant job summary

About this Role

Gladstone Park Primary is a happy nurturing and inclusive community school. As member of the Anthem Schools Trust family of schools, we are secular and welcome children from all backgrounds. Our mission is to foster a positive, creative and multi-sensory learning environment that inspires each child to maximise their individual talents, curiosity and ability to think. At Gladstone Park Primary, we believe all children are entitled to enjoy their childhood and live it actively.

We believe primary school days should be one of the most exciting periods of anybody's life, as new skills and knowledge are gained every day. Our teachers deliver an engaging curriculum both inside and outside the classroom, at our very own forest school, providing exciting experiences that make learning fun.

We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate Lunchtime Assistant to join our hard-working and friendly lunchtime team. Our Lunchtime Assistants oversee and contribute to the care, safety, well-being and supervision of our children during the lunch period, in the dining hall, playground and other areas, ensuring that the whole lunchtime experience is as positive as possible for all children.

In addition to supporting children’s eating, and promoting health eating, you will be responsible for ensuring all children have the opportunity to access engaging and rewarding play experiences. Happy and playful lunchtimes are an important part of the school day allowing children to eat, socialise and experience the benefits of freely chosen play.

Join Gladstone Park’s team and we can offer you:

The chance to join a motivated and supportive team, who are passionate about the school community and creating a school where every child and adult can thrive.

The opportunity to work within an organisation who have a robust personal development programme and are committed to the professional development of every individual.

Membership of local government pension scheme.

Access to Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential support on a range of issues such as work, wellbeing, money, health, and legal advice.

Cycle to work scheme.

Access to a Health Cash Plan, an optional scheme to pay a weekly or monthly premium to claim money back on everyday health care needs such as dentist, optical and physical needs.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the pupils at Gladstone Park Primary, we would be delighted to hear from you. We welcome visits to the school and are sure you will experience our nurturing, welcoming atmosphere to get a taste of how rewarding your work will be.

Please contact the school (Rasa Undaraviciute) to arrange a visit or further discussion at rundaraviciute@gladpark.anthemtrust.uk or telephone 020 7738 6481.

Further information can be found in the job description and person specification at the Gladstone Park Primary Career Site.

Please note application should be made through the Gladstone Park Primary Career Site, we do not accept CVs.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’. Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Gladstone Park Primary School the health, safety and wellbeing of every child is our top priority. We expect all staff, local governors and volunteers to share this commitment to safeguarding our pupils.

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About Gladstone Park Primary School

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

Gladstone Park Primary is an ambitious, friendly school in the heart of Brent, North London.

We are a 3 form entry school who serve a rich and diverse community.

We aim to ensure that all children receive an exciting, relevant curriculum which fosters a life-long love of learning. We whole-heartedly promote a stimulating and positive learning environment where all our children feel happy, safe and valued as individuals.

At Gladstone Park we strive to enable all children to maximise their potential and develop as confident, resilient and emotionally literate individuals, fully prepared for their future life, ready to seize opportunities and able to contribute meaningfully to the wider community.

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