Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£4,664.03 Annually (Actual) L1a pro-rata (dependant on experience)

Midday Supervisor Assistant job summary

Midday Supervisor Assistant

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 10 hours per week(part-time - term-time only)

Salary: L1a (£4664.03 pro-rata)

Start date: as soon as possible

Previous applicants who applied for a MDSA post in the last 6 months need not apply.

The Governing Body of Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is seeking to appoint a Midday Supervisor Assistant to start as soon as possible as part of our Midday Team. Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted rated Good, with pupils who are keen to learn.

We can offer:

  • A supportive, enthusiastic and friendly team;
  • Children who are well behaved and want to learn;
  • A refurbished wellbeing/SEN room;
  • Commitment to your own professional development;
  • Newly upgraded IT infrastructure and investment in IT.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable individual.

We require a committed and self-motivated individual with an enthusiasm for working with young people.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team and will undertake a range of tasks such as:

  • Supervise pupils immediately before, during and after the midday break. This includes pupils who have a school meal as well as pupils who bring their own food.
  • Assist pupils as required with toileting and personal hygiene (under the general direction of the Senior Midday Supervisor).
  • Assist with the lifting and handling of non-ambulant pupils in conjunction with other staff members, making use of mechanical aids as necessary.
  • Encourage and assist pupils in eating, cutting up food, providing guidance on the proper use of cutlery. Assist with the clearance of spillages as necessary.
  • Assist pupils in carrying/transporting trays to the tables, clearing trays and returning crockery/trays to the food counter.
  • In the event of a pupil becoming ill, distressed, or experiencing an accident, provide initial aid and summon qualified assistance.
  • Wipe/wash pupils after meals and wash aprons, plastic bibs etc. as necessary.
  • Dress pupils for outside play activities and supervise pupils in the playground.

Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

If you are successful in being shortlisted, you will be required to bring the original documents listed below to the interview - failure to bring the documents to interview could mean that we will not progress further with your application:

  • Evidence to support your ID (e.g. passport, driving licence, birth certificate)
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK (please see attached evidence to support your right to work in the UK)
  • Proof of Address (e.g. Bank or Benefit statement issued within 3 months, Council tax or P45/P60 statement issued within 6 months)

All applications must be made through MyNewTerm

Closing date: 18th June 2024

Initial shortlisting: 17th June 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 23rd June 2024

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About Hillborough Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

School location

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