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Midday Assistant (working primarily in EYFS)

5 hours a week (Monday to Friday) term time only

This is a temporary, fixed term contract until July 2022

Salary band – Grade 3 Band 4 (£9.81/hour)

The Governors of Oakwood Avenue Primary School wish to appoint a committed, highly motivated, dedicated and caring person to join our team of Midday Assistants, supervising children from Reception to Year 2

Responsible to: Deputy Head of School and EYFS/KS1 Midday Supervisor

Duties will include:

  • acting as an excellent role model for the children
  • promoting the school’s values.
  • encouraging the children to develop their personal and social skills through modelled play and promote excellent behaviour at all times.
  • Interacting with the children and using your initiative to organise activities will be required.

On occasions you will be required to attend Midday Assistant meetings and training.

There is an expectation to adhere to all school policies especially those relating to behaviour, safeguarding, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality. We are a fully inclusive school and therefore, the successful candidate will be able to competently rise to any challenges which may be encountered. The successful candidate will also be given the opportunity to work within a great team of people and receive high quality training.

To apply for this vacancy, please send a completed application form for the attention of Miss Jane Coates, Deputy Head of School. Use the last page on the application form to write a paragraph to support your application, including why you want to work at Oakwood Avenue. The closing date for applications is Friday 21st January 2022. Applications can be posted or emailed to: oakwooddeputy@onecommunitytrust.co.uk

Oakwood Avenue and its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A provisional date for interviews is TBC

Please note that if you do not secure this position, there may be an opportunity for you to considered for our Midday Supply Bank.

For general enquiries regarding the application process, please contact Mrs Jenny Parry on 01925 635565.


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