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Midday Assistant
  • Employer: Suttons Primary School
  • Reference: SCH/21/172750
  • Published: Mon 15/11/2021, 15:25 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/12/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10.25 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 1/2 Point 1-5
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Suttons Primary School, Havering

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Midday Assistant

Suttons Primary School

Suttons Lane



RM12 6RP

Tel. No. 01708 443393


Post:                           Midday Assistant MDA                         

Pay Range:                Scale 1/2

Actual salary:           £4,998 - £5,368 p.a.

Hours:                      10hr 25mins per week

Commencing:           December/January 2022

Contract:                  Permanent


Purpose of role:

A Midday Assistant (MDA) is part of a team of people who are responsible for pupil supervision during the midday break. The post holder will be supervised on a day-to-day basis by the duty member of the Senior Leadership Team and the MDA Manager.


During the midday break the Midday Assistant will be responsible for ensuring:

  • The transition of pupils from class to the dining hall and/or the school playground (or other designated area during wet play) and back to class at the end of lunchtime.
  • The supervision and support of pupils whilst they eat.
  • The promotion and supervision of positive and active play and pupil relationships.
  • Health, safety, security and basic first aid (after relevant training).
  • Pupil discipline and behaviour management.

We are looking for a committed and passionate Midday Assistant who strives to give children the best start in life. The successful candidate will be responsible to the MDA Manager and will: 

  • Have a proven record of and can demonstrate a passion for children’s learning through consistently high quality interactions;
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated and be able to work as part of a team;
  • Share a drive and commitment to work in partnership with children, staff, parents and other professionals;


We can offer:

  • excellent continuing professional development;
  • supportive staff who are receptive to new ideas and initiatives;
  • enthusiastic and well behaved learners, where children are happy and safe;
  • friendly and dedicated staff, parents and governors;
  • strong ICT provision to support and extend learning and assessment;
  • a supportive leadership team; and
  • a very well resourced school.


For more information please refer to the school website for further details:


Please apply online.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021 - 9am

Short listing Date: Monday 6th December 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 9th December 2021