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Midday Assistant/ Play Leader - Part-time

Cliftonville Primary School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2028-158S
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:Coastal Academies Trust Grade 2 £11.10
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:25/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:01/03/2024


Midday Supervisor/ Play Leader Required

Grade 2 Point 7 (£11.10 per hour)

7.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 

Start date: ASAP

Cliftonville Primary & Pre School is looking to appoint a Midday Assistant to join our friendly and busy team at lunchtimes to support our pupils and ensure that they have a safe and happy playtime.

The ideal candidate will need to engage pupils in games and activities on the playground during their lunch break, and have a confident, bubbly and enthusiastic manner to do this. They will also require a calm and nurturing attitude, and be willing to work with the school to promote good behaviour and social skills during the lunchtime period. You will be required to be first aid trained, or willing to undertake first aid training.

Primarily this role will be based on the playground co-ordinating activities each day, but there is a rota of lunchtime duties within the team and an opportunity to move around to different duties, including the setting up of the lunchtime hall, if desired.


Information about the school

We are one of the largest primary schools in Kent with nearly 862 children on roll, including a 27 Pre-School that offers 30 hour provision. Following our Ofsted inspection, January 2023, we join a small group or primaries who have kept their OUTSTANDING judgement in every aspect of the school. This is attributable to the dedication and professionalism of ALL staff.

When joining us, you will be supported to be the best that you can be. As an academy within the Coastal Academies Trust (CAT) we are passionate and driven in delivering outstanding opportunities for our whole community- staff, children and parents.

We are a family. Our school is warm and welcoming to children, their families and staff. The school is immensely proud of the diverse community it serves and is committed to maintaining outstanding outcomes for every child, no matter what their starting point in an environment that promotes intellectual, physical, emotional, social and spiritual development. As with any school, there are challenges...but the rewards of working at Cliftonville are huge.

Our school values of Independence, safe and settled, respect, resilience, aspiration, learning and community are integral to all that we are and do at Cliftonville Primary and Pre-school. As part of our commitment to community we make it our mission to promote positive wellbeing for all our pupils, staff and the wider community including parents and carers. We recognise that without positive wellbeing we cannot reach our full potential. Therefore, we aim to educate and support our whole school community on the importance of wellbeing and mental health, ensuring it is everyone’s responsibility to care for one another. Through our innovative ‘Wellbeing Hub’ we will provide mental health support, understanding and intervention for pupils and parents ensuring a holistic approach.

Our staff are our greatest resource and so we ensure that all staff have a supportive network and feel they are listened, to and valued at all times.

We work together with a whole range of partners including parents, external agencies, local groups to foster warm, friendly and purposeful relationships. Through these partnerships we support and develop the childrens social, and emotional foundations upon which learning is achieved through a bespoke, exciting, ambitious and engaging curriculum.

The school holds a number of important accreditations including most recently the Well being Award, the Inclusion Quality Mark and the Continuous Professional Learning and Development Quality Mark.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Ceri Stammers, School Business Manager
  • Address:Northumberland Avenue, Margate, Kent, CT9 3LY
  • Telephone: (01843) 227575
  • Email: finance@cliftonvilleprimary.co.uk

Fax: (01843) 230614

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.