Meal Time Assistant - St Leonard's, Exeter
2 x Meal Time Assistants – St Leonard's CofE School, Exeter
Contract Term: - Permanent
SC Level 1 – NJC Points 1 - 2 Starting Salary £9.25 per hour £4,507 per annum (FTE £17,842)
Hours 11:15am – 13:30pm Monday - Friday
Term Time, 38 weeks
Are you passionate about providing children with a safe and structured mealtime where they can eat and play with their friends? If so, St Leonard's CofE Primary School, based in Exeter, are looking for two Mealtime Assistants to join their team. We are looking for caring individuals who can lead play, interact with the children and undertake the responsibility of supervising and ensuring the safety of the children at all times.
We are looking for candidates who are able to work for 2 hours and 15 minutes per day, Monday to Friday (days negotiable as part of a job share, if multiple applicants are interested).
St Leonard's CofE Primary School currently has around 630 pupils, set on a large plot, the school benefits from large open spaces for children to engage with learning outdoors, whilst having plenty of space to enjoy break and lunch times with friends. The school has experienced continued growth and success, and is proud to serve the community with links to the local church and charities.
The main duties of the role are:
- Set up the dining hall
- To set up and lead play activities in the playground;
- Supervision of all pupils during their meal time and organising the dinner queue
- To co-ordinate play for pupils;
- To assist with the well-being of pupils during lunchtime;
- To support the supervision of children during lunch and play, using your initiative to ensure caring quality provision is continuously made.
Experience of working with children is not essential, just the passion to help improve the life chances of children within a school environment whilst being prepared to work inside and outside in all weathers.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact the school office on 01392 666 570. To apply please see the documents below for an application form, which should be returned by email to HR@stcmat.org by 9am on Friday 30th October. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 4th November.
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 check is required for all successful candidates. Candidates are encouraged to read our Safeguarding policy before applying.