Midday Assistant, Witham, Essex

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Maltings AcademyWitham, Essex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £1,878 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

5 hours per week, 38 working weeks (term time only)


Maltings Academy is graded ‘Outstanding’ and has a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike. Staff benefits include a Health Cash Plan, Local Government Pension Scheme and Childcare Vouchers. Academy staff also receive discounted membership at Witham Leisure Centre.

We are recruiting two Midday Assistants to join our Pastoral team. Full training will be provided. 

You will maintain the safety, welfare and good conduct of our students during the midday break and undertake cleaning in and around dining areas.  The academy adopts a ‘Discipline with Dignity’ approach (for which you will receive training) to foster a supportive and friendly atmosphere for our students.   

The successful candidate will be able to maintain a safe working environment, be able to work well as part of a team and possess good people skills.  

Hours of work are 1pm-2pm, Monday to Friday, term time only. There are two compulsory induction training sessions for all new starters which take place on Mondays from 3.15-4.30pm.

This position is based at Maltings Academy. However, as we work closely with our sister academy, New Rickstones Academy (also in Witham), all new contracts are to work across both academies. 

Closing date:  Thursday 13 September 2018

Please click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below to apply today.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 

For further information on this position please visit: www.tes.com/jobs/employer/maltings-academy-1046796 

You can also contact the HR department for an informal discussion about the post on  01376 512 911 extension 1325 /  hr@maltingsacademy.org 

Candidates are advised to carefully consider  the Supporting Statement section of the application form, explaining clearly how they meet the requirements of the person specification.  

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. 

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies  for further details.

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More about Maltings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376 512911