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  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£5,673.52 - £5,769.60 Annually (Actual)

School Meals Supervisory Assistant job summary

School Meals Supervisory Assistant SMSA
Special Education Needs School in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£5673.52 - £5769.60 equates to £11.81 per hour
10 hours p/w term time ONLY 38 weeks per annum


Greenacre School is one of the UK’s largest special schools, educating over 300 children and young people aged 3 to 19 with severe and complex learning disabilities. In addition to the main site, the school has a number of satellite classes, which are based within local mainstream settings. This model supports Greenacre’s steadfast commitment to social inclusion. We are also very proud to be an OUTSTANDING school with Ofsted we work hard to achieve and maintain this as a team together.

https://greenacre-school.co.uk/ Our school is proud to offer a supportive team; high quality personalised training and an opportunity to work with utterly fabulous children and young people as outlined in our values - Environment - Inclusion - Commitment - Connections - Wellbeing - Magic!


To provide supervision for students during the mid-day break to ensure maintenance of good order, good behaviour, discipline and the safety and welfare of students. Some duties will include:

  • Building relationships with pupils and staff

  • Supporting children during mealtimes

  • Understanding the needs of the pupils with SEN (Special Education Needs)

  • Working in line with schools policies and procedures


  • Basic evidence of competence in English

  • Interest in working in a special education school

  • An understanding/ interest of working with children/ young people with SEN / SEMH needs

  • IDEALLY Experience of supervising children/ younger people


Salary for a SMSA School Meals Supervisory Assistant is £5673.52 - £5769.60 actual annual salary working 10 hours per week Mon-Fri term time only (38 weeks per year) + amazing benefits working for our Wellspring trust https://wellspringacademytrust.co.uk/careers/why-join-us/


For more information please refer to the job description attached.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity simply click APPLY NOW alternatively if you have any additional questions then please reach out to Caroline the Recruitment Manager: recruitment@sppartnership.co.uk If you are unsure if you meet all the criteria but have an interest in this opportunity then please do submit your application

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We want our people to reflect our diverse communities and create a safe space in which everyone belongs. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds and especially those from under-represented groups including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

Safeguarding We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks and appropriate references. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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 Greenacre School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
330 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School location

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