This job expired on 5 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

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22366.00 - 22366.00

Meal Time Assistant job summary

Meal Time Assistant

St Matthew’s Primary and Nursery Academy, Derriford  

Contract Term: Permanent  

Hours: 8 hours 20 minutes per week

Working pattern: Monday – Thursday 11:15 – 13:00, Friday 11:30 – 12:50.

Salary: SC1 NJC point 2 Actual Salary £4,239 (FTE £22,366)

Term Time only: 38 weeks per annum

Annual Leave: Taken outside of term time and paid pro-rata throughout the year (no annual leave to be taken during term time)

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme

Start: September 2024

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


St Matthew’s Primary and Nursery Academy currently has around 500 pupils, who enjoy their learning in a modern, spacious and well-equipped building and supported by dedicated, caring and driven staff who will stop at nothing to ensure that each and every one of them is enabled to let their light shine. 

To arrange a tour of the school please contact the school on 01752 395969 or via email on SMPA.office@stcmat.org

To apply please click the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this advert.

If you have any issues applying for this role please contact HR via hr@stcmat.org

Applications need to be completed by 9am on 5th July 2024. Interviews will be held on 1th July 2024

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:




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 Matthew's Church of England Primary and Nursery Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
484 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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