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  • Start date details

    May 2024

  • Closing date

    26 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

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Working pattern

Part time, term time: From May 2024 - Lunchtimes for 1.25 hours per day, Monday to Friday, 6.25 Hours per week, Term time only

Contract type


Actual salary

£3,270 Per Year

What skills and experience we're looking for

From May 2024 - Lunchtimes for 1.25 hours per day, Monday to Friday, 6.25 Hours per week, Term time only

The Governors of the Federation of Moorlands and Park Lane Primary Schools wish to appoint a Lunch Time Assistant to manage the supervision of children during lunchtimes. The successful applicant may be required to work at all sites within the Federation but will be based at Park Lane Primary School.

Lunchtime Assistants are required to help provide a secure and happy environment for children at lunchtime through supervision inside the building, outside and in the dining room.

Main duties include:

  • Playing with the children outside.
  • Supervising the clearing up of games and toys (inside and outside)
  • Using the School’s Behaviour Policy to manage pupil behaviour.
  • Assisting children in the dining room and encouraging healthy eating.

Applicants are required to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to be flexible and supportive of other colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other staff and pupils in the school.
  • Patience, fairness and a responsible attitude.

What the school offers its staff

For an application pack please email bursar@parklane.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5515 or visit the school website - https://parklaneprimary.school

Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date for all applicants: Open advert – We reserve the right to interview as and when suitable candidates apply.

As a school we need to collect and hold data about you to enable us to process your job application. In accordance with GDPR, our privacy notice sets out more detail on why we collect this data, what we do with it and how long we expect to retain it. Please contact the school office for a copy of this privacy notice – 0118 937 5515.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidate.

As part of our due diligence and safeguarding procedures, pre-employment checks for shortlisted candidates will include online searches for data.

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 Park Lane Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
410 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Arranging a visit to Park Lane Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@parklane.reading.sch.uk.

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