28 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    31 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£12.95 per hour (Scale 1b)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The School requires Midday Assistants to work across the different phases. The successful candidates will support pupils at meal times who have varying levels of understanding, mobility and self-help skills, and may also have adapted diets.

Previous experience of working with children, vulnerable adults or in the caring profession is essential. It is also preferable that the successful candidate has had experience of working with children who have special educational needs.

The successful candidate must have previous experience of dealing with very difficult and sometimes challenging behaviours, along with being able to demonstrate a clear commitment to working with children who have severe learning disabilities.

The post will also require staff to carry out intimate hygiene tasks, such as the supervision of toileting or changing of children and young people who are not continent. Therefore, the successful candidate must be willing to carry out personal care with support and training.

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to ensuring a consistent, high quality provision for our pupils and will be looking for candidates who can offer excellent levels of attendance. Applicants will also be expected to commit to annual training and refreshers.

Please ensure that when you complete your application form, that you ensure you specifically write about how your skills and experience meet the essential criteria stipulated in this advert and as detailed in the person specification for the role.

Applications not completed in full will not be considered for shortlisting so please ensure you complete all relevant sections.

All applications should be made on the Trinity School application form available from the school website on https://www.trinityschooldagenham.org.uk/Vacancies-1/ CVs will not be accepted and should not be submitted.

Completed applications must be sent to hradmin@trinity.bardaglea.org.uk

Trinity School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check will be undertaken on all applicants.

Applying for the job

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About Trinity School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
302 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
020 3435 5959

Trinity is a very large special school in Barking and Dagenham and we serve the special educational needs of over 290 disabled children and young people. We are an all-through School for pupils aged 3 to 19.

School location

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