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(Temporary post until July 2023)

Salary:  Grade 2 scale 5 (£12,275 actual gross salary)

Hours:  31 per week, Term time only plus TED days.

We wish to appoint a temporary teaching assistant/lunchtime supervisor to support the pupils at St Egwin’s School from week commencing 10th October 2022.

Job responsibilities and tasks:


To assist teachers with learning activities in the classroom, including the planning of related work programmes for individuals and groups.

· To work with intervention groups in literacy and/or numeracy.

· To support pupils with SEN requirements

· To work as part of the staff team to ensure the highest standards of learning and behaviour in the school.

· To promote pupil independence, fostering their intellectual, social and emotional development.

· To monitor and report children’s progress, achievements, problems and developmental needs to adjust teachers and/or form teacher.

· To assist pupils with day-to-day organisation and school routines.

· To promote pupils’ sense of well-being, following the school’s rewards policy.

· To show enthusiasm for the wider aspects of school life including theme days and clubs.

· To contribute to pupil progress meetings

· To keep children safe and follow the School’s Safeguarding policy.

· To support and promote the ethos of the school


To direct and supervise children to and from the dining area.

· To supervise children whilst collecting and eating food.

· To supervise children in the playground, on the field, and in the classrooms during wet playtimes.

· Encourage the children to play constructively.

· Take part in play where appropriate.

· To instil good manners and sociable behaviour in the dining hall and around the school, referring unacceptable behaviour to a senior member of staff.

· To liaise with other lunchtime supervisors to ensure that adequate supervision of all school areas is always maintained.

· To administer basic first aid and refer to a trained first aider where necessary

Other Duties:

· To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.

· To undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the post and/or as detailed in the Directorate’s Health and Safety Policy

· To undertake the role of a Fire Warden in school (training will be provided)

The successful candidate will be energetic, dynamic, have excellent relationships with pupils and staff and be a good team player.

You should:

·        Be highly competent, hardworking and passionate about education and children.
·        Be an excellent role-model for our pupils.
·        Be comfortable with supporting out distinctive Christian ethos.
·        Be able to work effectively within an enthusiastic, outward-looking, forward-thinking team.
·        Be committed to the promotion of fundamental British Values as defined by the prevent duty.
·        Be responsible for and committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of any children, young people and any vulnerable groups you may come into contact with during your employment at St Egwin’s
We offer a warm, welcoming and dedicated professional team of staff with great facilities.  We are a very happy staff in a school that looks after its own.  Well-being matters to us and is seen in how run the school on a day-to-day basis. 

You can also expect the following:

·        To work in a calm, purposeful environment.
·        To contribute to a very strong team of professionals.
·        Excellent support from a large team of support staff.
·        To have fun.
·        The support of the local church community.
·        Highly supportive leaders and supportive colleagues.
·        A commitment to high quality professional development.
·        Great IT support from a dedicated team.
·        Well-being support through policy and practice.

For further details and an application form, please email Mrs Sue Thomas: [email protected]

Please visit www.st-egwins.worcs.sch.uk for further details about our school
Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd September 2022
Interviews: week commencing Monday 26th September 2022​​

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