Midday Assistant
Bushbury Lane Academy
Ripon Road Bushbury Lane, Wolverhampton, England WV10 9TR
Start Date
As soon as possible (once all pre-employment checks are completed)
NJC Grade2, SCP 2-3 £22,366 - £ 22,737 PA fte (Pro rata to actual hours and weeks worked)

About the Role

Role:     Midday Assistant 

School:  Bushbury Lane Academy, Bushbury Lane, Wolverhampton, WV10 9TR  

Salary:   NJC Grade 2, SCP 2-3, £22,366 – £22,737 FTE  pa (Pro rata to hours & weeks worked)  (£11.59 – £11.79 per hour) 

Contract: Permanent, 7.5 hours per week, 11.45am to 1.15pm Mon – Fri, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 INSET days) 

We are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic Midday Assistant to join our lunchtime staff team. You need to be committed to providing children with a safe and enjoyable lunchtime period. You will assist with pupils’ table manners and use of cutlery and will also be responsible for coordinating a range of interactive play activities, administering minor first aid and ensuring the welfare and safety of the pupils.  

As a Midday Supervisor, you will be passionate about ensuring the best outcomes for children and giving them every opportunity to succeed. We give all children the opportunity to challenge themselves through a range of tasks and activities – empowering children to take ownership and responsibility for their own learning. 

Candidates should: 

  • Have a flexible approach to working and be adaptable 
  • Be a hardworking, team player who thrives in working with others 
  • Display initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Be creative, enthusiastic and dynamic  
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment 
  • An individual that is passionate and dedicated to the profession, who puts children’s learning at the heart of what they do 
  • Someone who is willing to contribute to an outstanding education for the community that you serve 
Closing Date
Thursday 23rd May 2024 at Midday
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

You are invited to submit an application form to Kally Chall, Office Coordinator by email to: [email protected]  

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.  

In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy the successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check. 

 To arrange an informal discussion please contact Kally Chall, Office coordinator via school office on 01902 556486 or by email [email protected] 

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

School Support Staff Benefits 

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities, 
  • A competitive salary, 
  • Term-time only and flexible working 
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,  

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.