Midday Assistant, Gorsey Bank Primary School

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

Gorsey Bank Primary School

Midday Assistant

£9 per hour

The Laurus Trust is a growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England.

The vision of the Trust is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them. In the recent Staff Engagement Survey 97% of our employees stated that they would recommend working for Laurus Trust to their friends. 

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Midday Assistants to join our dedicated team at Gorsey Bank.  The position is term-time only, working 12-1.30pm Monday to Friday. 

Flexible working days will be considered.  

In addition you will be required to attend relevant meetings and participate in training opportunities and performance development as required for the effective delivery of the role.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience of working with children and a first aid qualification or be willing to undertake first aid training.  They will be enthusiastic in engaging children in a range of playtime activities and ensuring that our behaviour and safety policies are adhered to.  

You will be part of a growing Multi Academy Trust with many opportunities for development, training and progression.

Key Responsibilities

• Ensures the safety of pupils during the lunchtime period; taking into account pupil ages, disability and behaviour

• Arranges age-appropriate activities for pupils during inclement weather and supports classroom cover during these times 

• Checking for and locating pupils who have failed to turn up for lunch, sending out pupil runners to toilets, classrooms, school grounds etc, and alerting and checking with teaching staff in order to establish reasons for their failure to attend

• Clearing and cleaning lunch tables at the end of service and working with team to put away table and chairs, clearing the hall floor and other general cleaning duties 

Please base your evidence on the knowledge and experience on the attached Job Description 

Any candidate who has a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is required to inform us, in order to ensure that ‘reasonable adjustments’ can be made.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  A thorough understanding of safeguarding, data protection and confidentiality is essential and all appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  

To apply, complete the application form below by clicking on the ‘Quick Apply’ button (CVs are not accepted), contact the School Office via admin@gorseybank.org.uk or call 01625 468040.

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 31st March 2020

We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date.

More about Gorsey Bank Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Altrincham Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5NQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1625 522699
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