Midday Assistants Required
Salary: Grade 2
Hours: 1.5 hours daily (5 days)
Closing Date: 23/08/2022
Greenleaf Primary School is looking for Midday Meals Assistants to join our caring lunchtime team. As part of our team you will be responsible for providing a safe, stimulating and inclusive lunchtime experience for all our children. We believe that lunchtimes are a valuable time for the children to develop their social skills, have fun and keep healthy. Your duties will include supervising the children during the lunch period both inside, supervising lunch, and in the playgrounds, leading games and activities, supporting relationships and providing care for minor accidents. The lunch time currently runs between 11:45am and 1:15pm. During your lunch duty, you will be providing a continuous presence to ensure the safety, welfare and conduct of children in accordance with our school policies. We believe children who are happy and well cared for at lunch time start the afternoons refreshed, happy and ready to learn.
Main Responsibilities: To oversee the care, safety, welfare and supervision of children during the lunch break, in the playground, dining and other areas, ensuring that the whole lunchtime experience is as positive as possible for the children.
For further details, please read the job description.
All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Greenleaf Primary School, 80 Greenleaf Road, E17-6QW or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Greenleaf Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
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