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Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
10/11/2016 22:59
£14,615 - £14,975 per annum, pro rata (actual £2,452 - £2,512 pa)*
Hours per week:
7.30 hours per week, term time only
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
West Walker Primary School, Church Street, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 3XW
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
10 Nov

Further information

West Walker Primary School
Church Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Fixed term until 21 July 2017

7.30 hours per week, term time only
(11.45am – 1.15p.m.; Monday to Friday)

The governors are looking for an experienced and caring Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant to liaise with the kitchen staff and look after pupils during lunchtimes.

The candidate must have experience of working with or caring for children and be able to:
• Establish positive relationships with children
• Work across the whole primary age range (3 – 11 years)
• Communicate with children in a way that they can understand and relate to
• Maintain discipline according to school policy in a calm, fair way
• Provide basic first aid when needed
• Engage and motivate children to join in organised play activities
• Deal with any challenging behaviour in a patient, quiet manner
• Be sensitive to the differing needs of children
• Work effectively as part of a team, taking different roles on a rota basis within that team.

West Walker Primary School is a popular, friendly and welcoming school. The staff encourages success and have high expectations in terms of attainment and behaviour.

Ofsted (September 2014) graded the school as ‘good with outstanding features’.

This school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the CRB and a range of other recruitment checks.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the school on 0191 2624130.

Closing date: 10 November 2016

Further information and application packs are available from admin@westwalker.newcastle.sch.uk or from the School Office. Please return completed applications to West Walker Primary School, Church Street, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 3XW.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

*This post attracts the Newcastle Living Wage supplement. In addition to the hourly rate, this post will receive the Newcastle Living Wage supplement to bring the hourly rate up to a minimum of £7.75 an hour.

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