42 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£5,447.00 Annually (Actual) Hours/weeks: 10 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (11.30am – 1.30pm Monday – Friday)

Mealtime Assistant job summary

Salary FTE: Grade A £23,150.00

Actual Annual Salary: £5,447.00

Hours/Weeks: 10 hours per week, 38 weeks per year(11.30am – 1.30pm Monday – Friday)

Job Type: Temporary x 2 (until 22nd July 2025)


Hyde Park Schools are looking to appoint 2 x Mealtime Assistants to join the lunchtime team, to lead play and supervise the children during their lunchtime break. The role will include supporting children in the lunch hall, organising team games, providing first aid support and pastoral care to all pupils.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Will promote positive behaviour and safe active play in the playground
  • Will supervise the children during lunchtime, encouraging healthy eating, table manners and good hygiene
  • Will work together with other school staff and the wider community to ensure that our mission is translated into action.

At Hyde Park School, we pride ourselves in providing a nurturing environment where all our pupils can develop the valuable life skills needed to go into the world, to make a difference and achieve excellence.

To request a tour of the school or discuss the role in anyway please contact: 01752 914160 or email hr@learningat.uk.

How to apply

Please click on the apply button to complete our application form. Completed applications should be submitted prior to the closing date listed above.

We are regularly looking for passionate people to join our teams. If there are no vacancies currently, but you would like to register your interest for future vacancies, please click the link to join our Talent Pool.

With eighteen individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications.

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)
medical
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 Hyde Park Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
355 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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