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Breakfast Club Assistant - Part-time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-268S
  • Posted:19/02/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Beginning Monday 4th March


We are looking to appoint x2 motivated Breakfast Club Assistants to join our nurturing and supportive Breakfast Club team. The school's Breakfast Club provision caters for a small percentage of the school population (about 40 children). Due to the demand, we are looking to recruit further assistants to grow our capacity. 

Previous experience of working with children is desirable however, this would also be a great role for someone who is looking to gain experience working with children. The hours would work well for parents or even grandparents who have some interest or experience in working with children. It would also be good for students looking to pursue a career in nursery schools or for prospective teachers looking to add experience to their university applications. Equally you may have experience in food preparation (and qualifications) that would suit this role.

The role is 3.75 hours per week and the successful candidate will be required to work from 8:00am-8.45am, Monday to Friday, term time only.

The salary is based on Kent Range 3, £19,293 full-time equivalent, the actual pro rata salary will be £1645.98 based on 3.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.

We are looking for the right person who will:

  • Work in partnership with our Breakfast Club team
  • Deliver quality activities and support to engage pupils
  • Be organised, flexible and patient in order to meet children’s needs
  • Have a positive outlook, with a good sense of humour and high expectations of our children.

We can offer you:

  • support from our friendly, experienced Breakfast Club supervisor and team
  • welcoming children
  • opportunities for professional development

To find out more about our school please take a look at our website or call the school office for more details.

Lydden and River Primary Schools Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and River Primary School reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Information about the school

As a Federation we will offer you:

  • Enthusiastic children who are motivated to learn and proud of our schools.
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of shaping the future of our school.
  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity.
  • A team of dedicated teachers and support staff who are fully committed to our schools and ethos.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within our Learning Hub.
  • A strong partnership with parents, carers and our local community.
  • A supportive governing board, providing appropriate challenge.
  • Regular staff room treats!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Victoria Alliston
  • Address:Lewisham Rd, River, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: 01304 822516
  • Email:
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.