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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£3,561.00 - £3,615.00 Annually (Actual) based on a full time equivalent £26,238 £26,634

Midday Assistant or 1:1 SEND Midday Assistant job summary

A Midday Supervisor is (usually) one of a team of school staff who are responsible for pupil supervision during the midday break. The postholder will be supervised on a day-to-day basis by a Senior Midday Supervisor and be managed by the headteacher.

During the midday break the Midday Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • The transition of pupils from class to the dining hall and/or the school playground (or other designated areas during wet play) and back to class at the end of lunchtime

  • Supervising and supporting pupils whilst they eat

  • Promoting and supervising positive and active play and pupil relationships

  • Health, safety, security and basic first aid (after relevant training)

  • Pupil discipline and behaviour management.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Able to develop positive relationships with pupils and use a variety of strategies to keep pupils engaged;

  • Proactive, flexible, well-organised and willing to work collaboratively with other colleagues;

  • Able to contribute to ensuring lunchtime is a safe and enjoyable experience for all pupils;

  • Warm and caring, developing positive relationships with pupils;

  • Proactive in promoting social skills and collaboration amongst children;

  • Flexible and willing to take on a range of roles and responsibilities.

  • Follow the schools’ key policies and procedures;

    We can offer:

    • A well-resourced environment

    • A cohesive and enthusiastic staff team

    • Polite and motivated pupils

    • Support and commitment to continuing professional development

    • A positive, engaged wider school community.

    The school is signed up to the Schools Advisory Service which offers: - a 24 hour GP helpline,

    • access to physiotherapy sessions,

    • access to a counselling service,

    • free 12 week weight management programme,

    • support for stress management,

    • lifestyle screening,

    • menopause support,

    • long term condition support,

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 Rise Park Junior School

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

School location

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