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  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

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Pathway 1 (Point 2-3) £5,153 - £5,239 (FTE £22,366 - £22,737)

Midday Assistant job summary

Midday Assistant

Contract: Part Time/Permanent

Site: Queen Katharine Academy

Hours: 10 hours per week, Monday to Friday 11.30am-1.30pm

39 weeks per annum (term time plus 1 week)

Salary: Pathway 1 (Point 2-3) £5,153 - £5,239 (FTE £22,366 - £22,737)

Closing date: 9am Monday 11th December 2023

Start date: ASAP

Please note – Thomas Deacon Education Trust withhold the right to withdraw the advert and/or interview suitable candidates before the specified closing date.

We are looking to appoint a Midday Assistant to join the team at Queen Katharine Academy to supervise students at lunchtimes.

Key Responsibilities

To supervise pupils during the lunch-time period in the Lunch Hall and/or Academy outdoor spaces

To help pupils during their lunch period enabling them to eat their lunch in the time allowed

To challenge inappropriate pupil behaviour in line with the Academy behaviour management policy

To deal with any incidents that take place during the lunchtime period, referring onto specialist staff as appropriate (e.g. first aider)

To report any incidents as appropriate

To facilitate the smooth running of the canteen, including supervising pupil behaviour and encouraging pupils to move on when finished

Promote and safeguard the welfare of all children and young people with whom contact is made in a professional context (within or outside of the Academy)

The Person

The successful candidate must

Be a team player

Be pro-active
Show initiative
Adopt a consistent approach to all students
Be flexible
Have the ability to form strong relationships with students and colleagues across the Academy.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic person to steer it through the next stage of its development.

Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Queen Katharine Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding member of the team.

The Trust offers:

Excellent salary package.

Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.

Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.

Use of Academy facilities

Local Government Pension Scheme.

An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.

An inclusive and collaborative approach.

A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.

An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to arrange a visit please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.

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About Queen Katharine Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1559 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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