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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible after appointment

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£10.60 - £10.60 Hourly

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MDSA) job summary

The Mead Primary School in Hilperton has a vacancy for a Midday Supervisory Assistant (MDSA) to join their fantastic Housekeeping Team. In this role, you will be supporting children to have calm, fun lunchtimes in the school hall. You will also be:  

  • Supporting children to collect and eat their lunch 
  • Ensuring the lunch hall is a calm, pleasant space for all children 
  • Assisting in meeting pupils’ pastoral needs for praise, comfort, encouragement, reassurance and care
  • Taking responsibility for the welfare and hygiene of children 
  • Carrying out domestic duties such as tidying up, ensuring all areas of the lunch hall are kept clean and ready for use 

 This is a temporary position until August 2024, and we are looking for someone who will be committed to the school. You will be someone who is:

  • Experienced in cleaning 
  • Willing to ‘muck in’
  • Able to work flexibly and be a real team player 
  • Child-centred
  • Energetic, adaptable, reliable and friendly 

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our schools, and in return for their dedication and commitment we provide:

  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic staff and children in all of our schools
  • A highly organised and very supportive team
  • High quality professional development opportunities from Day One, including a National College training account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free
  • Unlimited, free access to the Employee Assistance Programme which gives all our staff confidential support and guidance when they need it most
  • Generous employer contributions to the Local Authority Pension Scheme

Hours of work: 10 hours per week, working 11.45am - 1.45pm Monday to Friday, term-time only 

Contract type: Fixed term contract until 31 August 2024

This role will involve contact with children and the post holder will be engaged in regulated activity relevant to children and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exception Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website. Please note that by submitting an application, you acknowledge that we reserve the right to view any publicly available information published online (including social media platforms) as part of our shortlisting process, in line with current KCSIE guidelines.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exception Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About The Mead Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
532 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

The Mead is a happy, vibrant place where children are enabled to dream, strive, achieve and celebrate. It is situated across two sites on the outskirts of Trowbridge; a larger site with 14 classes and a Nursery in Hilperton, and a smaller setting with four classes (including a pre-school provision) in Wingfield village. There are extensive grounds on both sites, which include wildlife areas, trim (agility) trail, pond, fruit and vegetable gardens. These are used extensively to enhance approaches to teaching and learning.​

The friendly, energetic and professional staff work together to establish a happy, popular school community. They take pride in offering a rich and vibrant curriculum with specialist teachers in music and PE, as well as early language learning for all years. ​

The career progression for staff is well-recognised, supporting initial teacher training through to roles at a leadership level.

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