Nursery Teatime Assistant

Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary: SCALE 1, Spinal Point 2. Actual pro rata salary £6303.40
Location: Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, London,
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Term Time
Hours: 10.25 hours per week. plus 5 INSET days.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 20/05/2024 at 12:00
Reference: SCH/24/279896

Woodside Primary Academy is an Outstanding School and is looking for an 

excellent Nursery Teatime Assistant, to become part of our teatime supervision team. The successful candidate will take care and control of all children in the Nursery setting during Teatimes.      


Helping to set up the dining area and outdoor play area. Playing games with the children and engaging in physical activities. Supervising the children to have a fun and safe teatime. Cleaning after Tea in the dining area, outdoor play area and classroom area where required.     


Providing appropriate activities, encouraging cooperation, securing their safety, monitoring well-being and ensuring good behaviour.   


Shift pattern:  

  • Monday to Thursday 4pm-6pm and Friday 3.45pm -6.00pm 


In particular, successful candidates should have:  

  • Experience of working with young children  
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning  
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to caring and supporting pupil activities  


You should be:  

  • A responsible and reliable person  
  • Confident in dealing with young people, maintaining discipline and motivation  
  • Able to relate well to pupils and adults  


What can we offer you?  

  • An active school community with supportive parents;  
  • An award winning learning environment;  
  • Excellent professional development opportunities;  
  • A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;  
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education.


Closing date:  Monday 20th May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

Shorting: N/a

Interviews to take place on: Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Applications MUST be on a REACH2 application form (WALTHAM FOREST FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED) and returned to: Email:  


Woodside Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.




Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value. To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy

How to apply

Email address  for return of applications

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