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  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

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Meal Time Assistant - St Leonard’s CofE Primary School, Exeter

Hours: 10 hours per week, worked Monday – Friday, 11:30am – 1:30pm

Contract Term: Permanent

Number of weeks: 38 weeks per year (holidays to be taken out of term time)

Salary: SC1 point 2 Starting Salary £5,089 per annum (£22,366 FTE)

Benefits: Pension Scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)

Location: Based at St Leonard’s C of E Primary School

Commencement: September 2024


An exciting opportunity has arisen in our popular inner-city school. Although in the heart of Exeter, we enjoy fantastic grounds with plenty of attractive spaces. Our children are enthusiastic learners who have a wonderful sense of humour and who never cease to amaze us with their care for each other and the world around them. 


We are looking to appoint a Meal Time Assistant to assist the Senior Midday Supervisor/Headteacher as part of a team, in securing the safety and welfare of pupils during the midday break. This will involve setting up and supporting children in the dinner hall as well as supervising/ playing alongside children outside.

We are looking for someone who can join our incredibly dedicated team; someone who is inclusive, enthusiastic, caring, adaptable and flexible and a strong team player. When completing an application please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification and list any additional strengths.

The Academy is part of the St Christopher’s Trust - a family of 19 Church and Community Schools spanning three local authorities and providing a rich network of collaboration.

For further details about the role please contact Debbie.Daamous@stcmat.org

To apply please click the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this advert.

If you have any issues applying for this role, please contact HR via hr@stcmat.org

Applications should be submitted by 9am on 17th July 2024 and Interviews are scheduled for Friday 19th July 2024.

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:


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.

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About St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School (VC)

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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