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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,183.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (FTE)

MDSA ( Midday Supervisor) job summary

11.30am - 1.00pm or 11.45am - 1.15pm

7.5 hours a week, 38 weeks a year

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our amazing school to help support pupils over the lunchtime perion. Being a midday is more than just cutting up some dinners and watching pupils play. We are looking for proactive people who are proactive people who are positive role models who will actively engage and listen to our pupils while modelling play and conflict resolution.

We have support many of our great middays in become teaching assistants over the few years so if you fancy a job within a school environment this is a great first step.

We are looking for someone who:

  • can lead by example and be a positive role model

  • understands the importance of physical play on wellbeing

  • can use initiative to solve problems

  • can remain calm and apply positive behaviour strategies to de-escalate situations.

    Can actively engage with children

    We can offer your:

    • the chance to be par of a multi-culturally diverse and inclusive school
    • respectful, well-motivated and happy children
    • a hardworking and reflective staff team
    • a kick start into the world of educational employment
    • regular training

    For further details please contact:

    Jo Lovett, Lead Administrator, St Helen's Primary School - j.lovett@sthelensprimary.net - 01473 251333

    Please also see our website – www.sthelensprimary.net

    ASSET Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

    The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the job description and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and children's barred list check, health check, online search and satisfactory references. Copies of our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies are available on request..

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 Helen's Primary School

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

A two form culturally diverse primary school in the centre of Ipswich. Part of ASSET Education, St Helen's is the lead school in the Trust for Initial Teacher Training and Early Careers.

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