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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£3,879.00 Annually (Actual) Pay Award Pending

Lunchtime Supervisor job summary

Merryfields School is a generic special school for children aged 3-11 years in Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme. We provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment in which we give children the best possible start to their education. Staff work hard to maintain a friendly, inclusive and professional atmosphere where nurturing our children’s love of learning is at the heart of everything that we do.

As Lunchtime Supervisor your responsibilities will include supporting our children in the dining room and assisting with their independence. The role will also include supervising and organising games and activities that interest and engage our children. You should be enthusiastic, reliable, have a willingness to learn.

You will work alongside our friendly team of lunchtime supervisors under the direction of Senior Staff. You will work 7.5 hours per week between 11:45am and 1:15pm Monday to Friday.

Benefits of working for us include:

Free on-site parking

Free tea and coffee making facilities

Cycle to work and Tech schemes

Health and wellbeing support

Retail discounts including supermarkets, high street shops and restaurants

How to apply:

Please submit your application via My New Term. In line with safer recruitment practices, we are unable to accept CVs.

Further information about the school can be found on our website www.merryfieldsschools.co.uk

If you have any questions about this process or would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Josie Atkins, Bursar at hr@merryfields.manorhall.academy

The closing date for applications is 9:00am on Monday 1st July 2024

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9th July 2024

We look forward to welcoming your application.

Merryfields school is a multi-cultural and diverse school and actively encourages applications from all candidates.

Merryfields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the Safeguarding Policy is available on the school website.

This position is subject to Safer Recruitment checks including an Enhanced DBS check which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form. In addition, you will be required to provide confirmation of right to work in the UK, appropriate qualifications and professional references.

By engaging in this recruitment process, shortlisted candidates consent to an online search in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance 2023.

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 Merryfields School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
School size
108 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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