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Midday Meals Assistant - Term Time

Meadowfield School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-7072-589S
  • Posted:04/06/2024
  • Pay:£12.10 per hour, 2 hours per day (11.30-13.30)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/06/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:27 June & 2 July 2024

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Midday Assistants

Meadowfield School is an educational community in which pupils feel happy, safe, proud and are enthusiastic about their learning.  We believe we are all special here at Meadowfield School; a growing school which serves pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, located in Sittingbourne.

Midday Assistants- Term Time Only

The school is looking to welcome new Midday Assistants to our friendly team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive group of dedicated people.

We require Midday Assistants to work as part of a team, supporting the learning of our pupils with profound, severe and complex needs including autism. Some experience of working with pupils with special educational needs would be an advantage, though not essential, as training will be given.

Meadowfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. This post is subject to references, a medical check and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure Barring Service.

Please apply online for any of these vacancies via www.kent-teach.com. Please contact the HR Officer on 01795 477788, option 5 for more information.

Kent Range 3, £12.10 per hour – 11:30am to 1:30pm, 5 days per week (Monday to Friday), term time only, 38 weeks per year, 10 hours per week

Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Meadowfield School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post. 

Due to the potential for conflicts of interest, close family members of current pupils will not be interviewed for this post.

Information about the school

Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. We encourage you to visit our school website to learn about us including information about our policies, values, curriculum and more.

We serve just under 400 pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of: • Honey Bees, our Observation and Assessment Nursery Early Years • Engage Department, for pupils with complex physical, medical and sensory needs • Explore Department, for pupils who benefit from a more individual-led curriculum • Enquire Department, for pupils who benefit from a more academic curriculum • Sixth Form • Satellite provision at Sunny Bank Primary School

The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is home to our highly regarded Specialist Teaching and Learning Service (STLS) who successfully support 58 schools and 73 early years settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs. In addition, STLS offer a rich programme of training to mainstream colleagues and to parents.

We are a founding member of the Kent Special Educational Needs Trust (KSENT), a collaborative group of special schools in Kent who work together to promote best SEND practice throughout the county.

We have approximately 270 members of staff including Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department, Wellbeing Team, Finance and Business Services as well as our Leadership and Management Team.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 477771

Documents

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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.