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  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

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Working pattern

Part time: Hours: 11.25 hours per week, 2.25 hours per day Monday to Friday 11am – 1:15pm

Contract type


Pay scale

STC Grade 1 – NJC Point 2 Starting Salary £5,725 per annum (£22,366 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about providing children with a safe and structured mealtime where they can eat and play with their friends? If so, Beer Primary School, are looking for a Mealtime Assistant to join their team. We are looking for caring individuals who can lead play, interact with the children and undertake the responsibility of supervising and ensuring the safety of the children at all times.

Experience of working with children is not essential, just the passion to help improve the life chances of children within a school environment whilst being prepared to work inside and outside in all weathers.

What the school offers its staff

Beer C of E Primary School is led by a very passionate Head Teacher and aims to actively encourage the curious nature of its pupils. The school was built in 1978 and has grown to support its 90 pupils, on a beautiful site, benefiting from exceptional sea views. The pupils are exceptionally well behaved, and the school’s values of hope, patience, friendship and honesty which are embraced by both staff and pupils alike.

Further details about the role

The main duties of the role are:

  • To collect lunches from local primary school
  • Complete all necessary food hygiene and temperature requirements
  • Serve lunches to children
  • Clean and wash following lunch service

Other duties may involve:

  • Set up the dining hall
  • To set up and lead play activities in the playground;
  • Supervision of all pupils during their meal time and organising the dinner queue
  • To co-ordinate play for pupils;
  • To assist with the well-being of pupils during lunchtime;
  • To support the supervision of children during lunch and play, using your initiative to ensure caring quality provision is continuously made.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Beer Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
98 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
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Beer CofE Primary School is a Church of England Primary School situated on the East Devon coast.

The school is situated in an idyllic location and overlooks the village and sea from its position on high ground.

Arranging a visit to Beer Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@stcmat.org.

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