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Midday Supervisory Assistant

Hours of work: 5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6.45 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Wednesday 28 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Maynards Green Community Primary School, Maynards Green, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 0DD
Phone: 01435 812 622
Email: office@maynardsgreen.org
Website: maynardsgreenschool.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

Situated between Horam and Heathfield, Maynards Green is a successful and friendly, one form entry community primary school. The school offers a supportive and caring environment and well behaved and highly motivated learners. The experienced and supportive staff team is friendly and committed to maintaining high standards.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated Midday Supervisory Assistant, who will work well as part of a close team, to inspire and care for our amazing children during the lunchtime period.

As well as demonstrating commitment to our school values and to following and implementing the school's behaviour policy the successful candidate will have a sense of fun and provide opportunities for our children flourish and grow. They will have excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to and empathise with our children.

The post is for five days per week to cover the lunchtime period both inside the lunch hall and in the playground.  

We are looking for a candidate who has the ability to:

•         Use language and other communication skills that children can relate to

•         Demonstrate active listening skills

•         Empathise with the needs of children

•         Work within and apply all school policies e.g. behaviour management, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities

•         Work effectively with colleagues

And who can demonstrate:

•         A commitment to safeguarding

•         Willingness to participate in training and developmental opportunities

•         Willingness to maintain confidentiality on all school matters.


We can offer you a strong team of staff of Governors who are supportive and care for each other. A forward thinking leadership team who welcome fresh ideas, honest values and a sense of teamwork and who are committed to professional development for all staff.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Application details are available from the School Office (office@maynardsgreen.org).



Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/495/27110

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Maynards Green

  • Salary
  • £18,516 per annum, pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 28/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • Maynards Green Community Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education