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Midday Assistants

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Part Time
7.5 hours per week. TTO 11:40 am -01:10 pm.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/03/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Start Date: As soon as possible 

Thomas Gamuel Primary School MDA 

Required for ASAP

Full time permanent position 

7.5 hours per week x 44.4 weeks per year.

Salary Scale 1, point 13 £ 20,103 - £20,835

Pro rata salary: £3,566.41

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic midday assistant to supervise the children at lunchtime, both in the dining hall and in the playground. You will need to be organised and able to work well with a team. Be able to understand and comply with all the school policies but in particular safeguarding and behaviour policies. 

It is desirable if applicants hold current childcare qualification minimum NVQ2 and also be willing to attend courses such as safeguarding, first aid and health and safety.

The candidates must be willing to undertake any other training that may be necessary for the post.

Application packs are available from

Closing date Friday 20th March 2020

Interviews: week commencing 23rd March 2020

Thomas Gamuel Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including 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 contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- 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.