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Vacancy for Midday Assistant

Position Advertised: Midday Assistant

Salary: Grade 2 £8.72 per hour

Hours of Work: 6.25 hours a week (12.00 to 13.15 Monday to Friday, term time only) The role is temporary, initially, to the end of August 2021

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th July 2020 at 1pm

Application Forms to be obtained from: School website or

Applications to be returned to: Mr James Bancroft –

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Midday Assistant to supervise the children at lunchtime, both in the Dining Hall and outside in the playground or on the field. Occasionally supervision indoors will be needed due to bad weather. You will need to be organised and work well in a team. The ability to communicate appropriately with children and with adults is needed. It is important that you understand and comply with all school policies, in particular, safeguarding and behaviour policies.

The role may require some physical work, including setting up and tidying away chairs and tables. Duties in the Dining Hall include cleaning tables, clearing plates, wiping trays, pouring drinks and more.

Our pupils would love our new Midday Assistant to be happy, smiley, fun, but firm, and a good listener.

The candidates must be willing to undertake any training necessary for the post, including Safeguarding training which is essential.

Please note that official application forms only can be accepted and that CVs will not be considered.

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. The offer of employment for the post will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes as part of the school’s safe recruitment and eligibility for employment policies.

Interviews will take place on Friday 10th July (to be confirmed) and the successful candidate will take up the position as soon as possible afterwards.

Application Form

Working at Wistaston Church Lane is a privilege. We require our colleagues to be ACE. This means that they must be:



We are expected to aim for excellence in our professional roles.

We must have high expectations for our learners – no excuses.



The needs and the interests of our children drive all that we seek to achieve.

We will keep up-to-date with best practice in order to deliver the best learning opportunities for our children.

We will ensure that children are happy, safe and cared for at school.



We have a duty and responsibility to be encouraging and supportive of each other.

We will model positive behaviours, including thoughtfulness and decency, and will expect children to replicate.

We are prepared to go the extra mile to provide the best possible education for our pupils.