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Midday Assistant - 1 year fixed term
  • Employer: RJ Mitchell Primary School
  • Reference: SCH/21/168199
  • Published: Fri 08/10/2021, 14:50 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/11/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 5 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 1/2, point 3
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: RJ Mitchell Primary School, Havering

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Midday Assistant - 1 year fixed term

The RJ Mitchell Primary School

Tangmere Crescent


Essex RM12 5PP

Tel. No: 01708 551684

Head Teacher: Mr Barry Read


Midday Assistant – 1 year fixed term contract

Grade: Grade 1/2, point 3

Salary: Pro rata salary of £2,486 p.a. (FTE £21,408 p.a.)

Hours: 5 hours per week. 1 hour daily (11.30am – 12.30pm) – Monday to Friday/term time only (38 weeks)

Required from November 2021


We are looking for a Midday Assistant to join our hard working, enthusiastic team of MDAs who make lunchtimes happy, productive and safe for all of our children. You will work with a child/children who need additional support at lunchtime. Previous experience working with children with special educational needs would be an advantage but not essential.

You will be asked to help with:

  •  The transition from class to the dining hall and the school playground
  • Supervision and supporting a child/children whilst they eat
  • Supervising and engaging positive and active play
  • Assisting with medical, physical and care needs as appropriate

You will report directly to our Midday Supervisor and must be able to work effectively as part of a team. You should be flexible, punctual and able to deal with all matters in a fair and consistent manner. You should be caring, approachable, have a positive outlook and the ability to work in a calm manner at all times.

Please use the link to our school website to find out more about us:


Please apply online and refer to the Job Profile and Person Specification when completing your supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 1 November 2021

Interviews: Interviews Friday 6 November 2021

Please assume that if you have not had any acknowledgement of your application that you have not been successful.


The position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.