Midday Assistant

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Tithe Barn Primary School

Mauldeth Road

Heaton Mersey




Phone: 0161 432 4941

Email: headteacher@tithebarn.stockport.sch.uk


Midday Assistant


7.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, part time, term time only.

Njc Scale 1 pt 1 £9.25 per hour (£3,079.57 per annum)

To start as soon as possible, initially fixed term to 31st August 2022 due to funding.


Tithe Barn Primary School is seeking to appoint a self- motivated Midday Assistant to join our friendly and dedicated team responsible for the care and welfare of children at lunchtime. During the lunchtime period our Midday Assistants support children in the dining room and supervise them on the playground helping them to engage with activities and games.


Previous experience is not essential, but candidates should have the ability to form a caring and professional relationship with children of primary school age. You need to be able to work closely and flexibly within a team.

Tithe Barn Primary is a caring, positive community school looking for dedicated midday assistants to join our successful team.  Although this role is initially until August 2022 it is highly likely that this will be extended. The school has a rich history of high academic and social achievement and is full of opportunity for future development and growth. Our aim is to engage our pupils with a rich and fun learning environment, allowing them to grow and be ‘Cheerful, Confident Achievers’.   Tithe Barn is an inclusive school where all children are supported to achieve their true potential. 

The purpose of these post is to provide effective supervision of children at lunch time.


Our midday assistant will have:


·       Experience of working with children

·       Good behaviour management skills.

·       Have the ability to administer simple first aid.

·       Enthusiasm and flexibility in their approach.

·       Effective communication skills.

·       Experience of being a team player.


We can offer the successful candidate:


High quality CPD and an opportunity to further develop skills
Supportive staff, parents, leadership teams and governors
Enthusiastic children
Opportunities for collaborative learning
An inclusive school


If you have any further questions; please contact Ceri Barrett on 0161 432 4941.


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The application forms and an information pack are available to download from here. When completing your application, please ensure you address the person specification with clear evidence of success, particularly when submitting your supporting statement.  Completed forms should be returned to the school via the above email address or posted to the school address above.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally CRB).


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Applications Close: 12 noon Monday 1st November 2021


Shortlisting:  Wednesday 3rd November 2021 (afternoon)


Interviews and tasks: Monday 8th November 2021


Start Date: As soon as possible

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