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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 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

NLW £11.44 per hour

Midday Meals Assistant job summary

Lace Hill Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including: an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK.

Role Summary:

Lace Hill Academy wishes to appoint a highly enthusiastic, motivated and flexible midday meals assistant to assist the children at lunch time.

Job Purpose:

The Midday meals Assistant role is to assist in the smooth running of lunchtime.

The duties include:

  • To assist the pupil in the lunch hall - help cut up food when needed
  • Encourage good behaviour and table manners
  • Supervise the children in the playground (or indoors if wet weather)
  • Deal with minor injuries (First Aid Trained only)
  • Organise and supervise games outside

Area of Responsibility:

  • Midday meals assistant should be on hand to supervise entry into the main hall; make sure water is available and assists with the general cleaning of tables. When the sitting ends the midday meals assistant will assist in cleaning tables in preparation for other classes entering the hall.
  • During lunchtime play remain on playground, moving around to ensure all play areas are supervised. Any children wishing to enter the building to use the toilets must be issued with a band. During wet playtimes midday meals assistants will distribute themselves in the nominated classrooms
  • Any minor incidence of bad language, unkind behaviour and bad manners to be dealt with by midday meals supervisor. Any serious incidents or refusal should be reported to the Class teacher or a member of the Senior Leadership Team who will deal with the individual children.

What we can offer you:

  • A small, supportive and friendly work environment
  • Training opportunities for the role held and a commitment to develop staff to ensure staff achieve their professional aspirations

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not restrictive and the post holder may be asked to undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time. Any such duties should not, however, substantially change the general character of the post

Commitment to safeguarding

Lace Hill Academy is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We’ll consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

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About Lace Hill Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
225 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Lace Hill Academy is a vibrant one-form entry primary school located in Buckingham and part of the Campfire Education Trust. Both at school and trust level, the children are at the centre of all we do. We believe that embedded values are at the heart of nurturing and developing children ready for the next stage of their education. Our core values are resilience, integrity and respect. We have a strong community with many links to local industries. Our curriculum is designed to extract learning from exciting opportunities and adapt it to every child and their life experiences. Through Sports4All, we run extended services from 7:30 until 18:00. We are exceptionally proud of our school and all its stakeholders. Our staff team is extremely talented and endeavours to make every day count.

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