Midday Assistants

The Local Governing Board of Inspire Academy wish to appoint a willing, enthusiastic and caring Midday Assistant to supervise, help and play with pupils during the lunchtime break in the playground and dining areas of the Academy.

The Academy is growing each year, it is now open to pupils in Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3.  We have 2 classes in each year group who are in school over lunch time.

The Purpose of the role is:

Midday Assistants assist pupils during the lunch break, working as part of a team, including supervising welfare, behaviour and safety, ensuring a clean and tidy environment, controlling pupil behaviour in line with the Academy’s behaviour policy, dealing with any misbehaviour and liaising with the teaching staff accordingly, responsibility for attending to pupils who may be sick or injured and raising any concerns in terms of welfare and safety to the Principal.  It also includes the following:

To ensure that the lunch session is controlled and pupils are managed in terms of behaviour and safety.
To look after the welfare of the pupils in connection with hygiene, table manners, general behaviour,
Maintain a safe and hygienic environment.
Deal with hazards to prevent accidents.
Supervise the safety of children at all times.
Make Senior Leaders and the Associate Principal aware of any issues or accidents to ensure that the children are managed in a safe environment at all times.
Supervising and engaging the children in purposeful play and activities once they leave the dining hall.
Administer First Aid if necessary (training provided).
Attend any training, which the Principal may consider appropriate to the role.
Carry out any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Associate Principal relating to the supervision of children.

Other information

The role will be for 1 hour 15 minutes per day, Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks of the year).  The salary is £8.43 per hour, which equates to £2,417.00 per year.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 20th November 2018 and interviews will be held with the Associate Principal on Friday 23rd November 2018.

The application form should be completed and returned to us either in hard copy to Inspire Academy, Mossley Road, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 9RU or electronically via e-mail to inspire@victoriousacademies.org.

Victorious Academies Trust has a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and/or young people.  We have robust processes and procedures to reduce risk and continuously promote a positive culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. The role described involves working with children and/or young people and is subject to Victorious Academies Trust’s Safer Recruitment Process.

The post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

You can find a copy of the application form here (Word document)
You can find a copy of the application form here (PDF document)
You can find a copy of our Safer Recruitment Information here.
You can find a copy of our Privacy Notice here.

For more information please call the school office on 0161 339 7822.