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Mid Day Assistant
  • Employer: Drapers’ Pyrgo Priory School
  • Reference: PYG/020
  • Published: Fri 13/11/2020, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 27/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 1 hours per day, 39 weeks per year (including 5 inset days)
  • Salary: £2526.25 per annum pro-rata. (£21,408 per annum FTE)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Pyrgo Priory Primary School, Havering

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Mid Day Assistant

1: 1 Mid-Day Assistant


Grade: Grade 3, points 3-4

Salary: £2526.25 per annum pro-rata. (£21,408 per annum FTE)

Hours: 5 hours per week (11.30am – 12.30pm). Term time only, 39 weeks per year (including 5 inset days)

Responsible to: SENDCO

Required: January 2021



We are seeking to appoint a highly effective, caring, enthusiastic and experienced Midday Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. This is a 1:1 position to support a child in Reception who has a full-time EHCP in place, and is a fixed-term contract for as long as the child attends the school and we receive funding for the role. The right candidate will have a proven track record of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs, including ASD, Autism, Speech and Language and associated difficulties. Makaton training would also be desirable.


About us:

Drapers’ Pyrgo Priory School is a member of the Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust based in Harold Hill, sponsored by The Drapers’ Company and Queen Mary University of London.


Our vision at Pyrgo is to engage, excite and enable all pupils, staff and the community we serve to excel. We do this through our focussed approach in three key areas: challenge, curriculum and community.


Challenge – A culture of high ambition

Curriculum – Enjoyment in learning through excellence in teaching

Community – Developing our school as a hub for families to engage in enrichment and enjoyable activities to ensure the health and wellbeing of everybody it serves


We can offer:

  • Excellent training and CPD opportunities to develop your skills and career
  • A great staff team to work alongside
  • A supportive Multi-Academy Trust structure and team of School Governors, who are passionate and committed to everyone at school
  • Guidance and support from a highly experienced and effective leadership team.


Please visit our school website and social media pages to gain a picture of our school community. Our SENDCO will respond to any questions regarding the post please email these to the school office (


Closing date: 27th November 2020

Interviews: 4th December 2020


Please read the Job Description for further details of the role.


Equal Opportunities

Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references.  Employees could also be asked to work in any Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust location.

We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Drapers’ Multi-Academy Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant with be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position.