Midday Assistant
  • Employer: Puss Bank School and Nursery
  • Reference: P/22/212018
  • Published: Tue 20/09/2022, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 1.5 hours per day, 7.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Actual Salary: £3,192.25
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Puss Bank School & Nursery, Cheshire

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Midday Assistant

We are a large primary school who values the contribution our staff make to our pupils’ experience and our friendly school community.  We wish to appoint an enthusiastic Midday Assistant, with a passion for providing high quality care and support and building positive relationships with pupils during the school lunch break.

We expect the successful candidate to:

  • Ensure that children have a pleasant lunchtime experience; eat their food in an appropriate manner and enjoy varied activities in the playground.
  • Ensure the safety of pupils during the lunchtime period; taking into account pupil ages, disability and behaviour.
  • Arrange age-appropriate activities for pupils during inclement weather when children are inside.
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding.
  • Have excellent positive behaviour management skills.
  • Ensure application of the school behaviour policy during this period, referring serious issues to the Principal where applicable.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Work well as part of a team.


In return you will receive:

  • A welcoming, friendly environment.
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues.
  • Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school.

Visits to the school will be offered to shortlisted candidates at time of interview.

Puss Bank School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in the UK, DBS and a declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.  Appointment to this post is subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made by completing the Aspire Support Staff Application Form.  A full application pack is available to download from the school website: https://www.pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk/staff-vacancies/.  CV’s will not be accepted. Please return completed applications for the attention of Mrs McKinstry, Finance & HR Manager, by email to: smckinstry@pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk



How to Apply

Candidates should apply using the application form on our school website. Please then submit it to Mrs Sarah McKinstry admin@pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk     

As a school we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, medical checks, right to work in UK and safeguarding checks (including enhanced DBS and a declaration of disqualification (Childcare Disqualification regulations 2009).                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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