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Midday Assistant (SEN)

Vacancy Summary
Suttons Primary School
Grade 1/2 Point 1-5
Suttons Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
10.25 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/12/2021 at 09:00
Vacancy Description

Suttons Primary School

Suttons Lane



RM12 6RP

Tel. No. 01708 443393


Post:                           Midday Assistant MDA (SEN)                        

Pay Range:                Scale 1/2

Actual salary:           £4,998 - £5,368 p.a.

Hours:                      10hr 25mins per week

Commencing:           December/January 2022

Contract:                  Permanent


An opportunity has arisen for a Midday Assistant to join our current enthusiastic and friendly team to support students with additional needs during the lunch break.


During the midday break the Midday Assistant will be responsible for ensuring:

  • The transition of pupils from class to the dining hall and/or the school playground (or other designated area during wet play) and back to class at the end of lunchtime.
  • The supervision and support of pupils whilst they eat.
  • The promotion and supervision of positive and active play and pupil relationships.
  • Health, safety, security and basic first aid (after relevant training).
  • Pupil discipline and behaviour management.

We are looking for a committed and passionate Midday Assistant who has experience working with children with additional needs, and who strives to give children the best start in life. The successful candidate will be responsible to the MDA Manager and will: 

  • Have a proven record of and can demonstrate a passion for children’s learning through consistently high quality interactions;
  • Have experience in working with children with additional needs.
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated and be able to work as part of a team;
  • Share a drive and commitment to work in partnership with children, staff, parents and other professionals;
  • Have excellent inter-personal skills with high expectations of pupils' achievement;


We can offer:

  • excellent continuing professional development;
  • supportive staff who are receptive to new ideas and initiatives;
  • enthusiastic and well behaved learners, where children are happy and safe;
  • friendly and dedicated staff, parents and governors;
  • strong ICT provision to support and extend learning and assessment;
  • a supportive leadership team; and
  • a very well resourced school


For more information please refer to the school website for further details: www.suttonsprimary.co.uk 


Please apply online.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021 - 9am

Short listing Date: Monday 6th December 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 9th December 2021

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council.
How to apply

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