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Midday Assistant

  • Employer: St Nicholas Catholic High School
  • Reference: SEC/23/243308
  • Published: Mon 05/06/2023, 14:57 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/06/2023, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 10-20 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 2
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Nicholas Catholic High School, Cheshire

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Midday Assistant

Post: Secondary School Midday Assistant - AA:AE:5007

Salary: NJC Grade 2 £20,441 per annum / Pro Rata. Gross rate £10.60 per hour

Contract: Part-time, Permanent

Working hours: 10- 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday term time only (38 weeks per year). Exact work schedule to be agreed on appointment but hours to be worked between 10.30am-2.30pm

Start date: As soon as possible

St Nicholas Catholic High School is currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, friendly and flexible Midday Assistant to assist with supervision and cleaning duties in our school canteen during and after the lunchtime period. This will include encouraging positive behaviour and students to take responsibility for clearing eating facilities by removing food and debris, sanitising trays and furniture and sweeping/ mopping floors and general cleaning duties. Duties will also extend to the school staffroom.

Applicants should have good inter-personal skills and the ability to work with children and young people.  Previous experience working in a school environment and/or in a similar role is desirable but not essential as training and support will be provided. Visits to school are welcomed and/or candidates can also contact school for an informal discussion about the role. Please contact Dawn Poole, HR Manager at

Interviews to be confirmed.

St Nicholas Catholic High School is a mixed catholic secondary school and sixth form for pupils aged 11-18. It is located in Northwich, Cheshire, and caters for approximately 1,250 pupils.

The school opened as a secondary modern in 1965, becoming a comprehensive school in 1972. It is a voluntary-aided school.

Values and vision

As a Catholic School, Gospel values permeate all the work undertaken in St Nicholas Catholic High School.  Pupils are encouraged to recognise the importance of education in their own fulfilment as well as for the betterment of society. 

The school aims to nurture students’ faith through liturgical celebration and provides pupils with opportunities to take part in retreats. St Nicholas welcomes the views of parents and considers them to be central to the successful education of their children. 

The school’s Mission Statement summarises what the institution is aiming for: “We aspire to embrace the Gospel and its values, celebrating uniqueness and diversity. Our learning, within an enterprise culture, is based upon trust and respect which define our relationships within the world family. Everyone Matters.”

“St Nicholas Catholic High is an Ofsted rated good school. There has been a rising trend of attainment since the previous inspection and data provided by the school on current performance suggest that this has not only been sustained but, indeed, improved upon. 

“Learning and progress are good for most groups across the school, including for those students with special educational needs and/or disabilities. Students' achievement is therefore outstanding.”



This position requires you to disclose any spent convictions as the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act relating to the non-disclosure of spent convictions do not apply to this job, YOU MUST, THEREFORE, DISCLOSE WHETHER YOU HAVE ANY PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS ON THE BACK PAGE OF THE APPLICATION FORM.

Safeguarding information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (as amended by S147 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002), all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded below or alternatively are available from school and should please be returned to or

St Nicholas Catholic High school,

Greenbank Lane,