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Lunchtime Assistant - Part-time

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-2078-204S
  • Posted:14/10/2021
  • Pay:Aquila Range
  • Start Date:November 2021
  • App Close Date:08/11/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Monday 15th November 2021 2020


We are seeking to appoint a Lunchtime Assistant for our KS1 or KS2 settings, who will have the ability to work effectively and enthusiastically as part of a team and be able to engage with the children whilst ensuring their safety and wellbeing. You will need excellent communication skills and have the ability to create a positive environment. Good time management and the ability to use your own initiative is essential.

If you enjoy working with children and would like to work in a friendly primary setting then this could be the role for you.

We would expect the successful candidate to have a firm but fair approach whilst being patient and understanding.

  • The main responsibilities of the role are:
  • To support pupils during mealtimes
  • To support outdoor play activities (indoors in bad weather)
  • To prevent accidents, where possible, and provide basic first aid or seek help from a designated first aider, according to the Health and Safety Policy.

The post is from 11.30am to 12.30pm or 12:00 to 1pm daily - term time only.

Information about the school

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, as part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust, is situated in the heart of New Romney, set in beautiful surroundings and is well resourced to meet the needs of its 14 classes and 370 children, in this well-maintained school judged GOOD with Outstanding features by OFSTED (May 2019).

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential by providing them a stable, caring environment where children are happy to attend, and are stimulated and keen to learn while developing their individual potential. We cater for a wide range of ability encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Our church school status means we have a strong Christian ethos and links to St Nicholas Church in New Romney which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are fortunate to have on site an outstanding private nursery, which provides a breakfast and after school club within the school and a Sure-start Children's Centre.

New Romney is an ancient Cinque Port situated in rural Kent, with excellent road links to Ashford (20 minutes), Canterbury (45 minutes) and Folkestone (30 minutes) or if you live in East Sussex only 45 minutes from Hastings!

We invite you to visit our school and discover for yourself the unique benefits of St Nicholas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01797) 363118


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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).