Assistant (MDSA) x 2 vacancies
Pickwick Academy Trust would like to
recruit two permanent, part-time
Midday Supervisory Assistants based at Queen’s Crescent School.
Hours: 7.5 hours per week, 11.45am – 1.15pm, Monday
to Friday, 38 weeks per year (term time only, excluding TD days).
Salary: B2 - £20,441
pro rata, per
annum, (actual salary £3465 per annum).
Required to start: As soon as possible
Crescent School is a two-form entry primary school, based in Chippenham with
over 400 pupils on roll across 14 classes.
In 2014 the school became a single academy trust and subsequently joined
Pickwick Academy Trust in 2017 as one of the four founding schools. Queen’s
Crescent is a vibrant school and our energetic, caring and positive staff are
committed to providing the best primary education for all of our children. Children learn best when they feel happy and
safe, so we aim to provide a nurturing environment that allows children to
succeed but also feel safe to make mistakes along the way. In such an atmosphere, we believe that every
child can achieve his or her full potential, irrespective of ability or
curriculum is broad and balanced, delivered by means of stimulating learning
enquiries that build on prior knowledge and skills, preparing each individual
for the next phase of their education and life beyond school. We are currently investing significantly in
our IT infrastructure and technology to support the delivery of the curriculum
enabling our teachers to teach in new and dynamic ways which in turn results in
fantastic outcomes for our children.
Crescent School has an opportunity to appoint two Midday Supervisory
Assistants who can build up happy and caring relationships with the children at
lunch times and supervise them (full training will be given).
keen to hear from individuals who are patient, calm, organised and
adaptable. Being able to work as part of
a team is essential, as well as being able to use your own initiative. A positive outlook and a sense of humour is
will include the supervision of pupils, either in the lunch hall or other areas
in the school, whilst they are eating lunch or taking part in lunchtime
activities. Associated duties will
include clearing and cleaning of dining hall and equipment including light
jobholder must demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people.
This will involve undertaking annual Safeguard training and using school
reporting systems for any Safeguard concerns.
What we offer:
Generous contributory pension provision
Family friendly policies
Commitment to flexible working;
Generous terms and conditions, and transparent policies with
staff consulted directly on all key HR policies
Access to Employee Wellbeing support and counselling
telephone support for all staff
Strong central team committed to and providing high level of
support for staff at all levels
People Strategy in place setting out the Trust’s commitments
and initiatives to support staff
A real family and togetherness feel, where everyone is
included and listened to, and ensures no one feels isolated
Free eye tests (for those assessed as regular Display
Equipment Users, and glasses if needed specifically for particular roles)
Free annual flu jab
Partnership with the Motor Source Group, enabling staff to
benefit from discounts on new and used cars (average £4k saving on a standard
Wiltshire Rewards (LA scheme enabling discounts across a
range of retail outlets - available to Wiltshire schools)
Emergency Salary Advance Scheme
candidates are required to apply by 12.00noon on Tuesday 10th October 2023.
will be held on 17th October 2023
candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due
diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment
checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in
Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting
the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our
school to actively contribute to this commitment.
The post is exempt from the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order
1975, 2013 and 2020
Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of
opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee
is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures,
conditions or requirements.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.