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Senior Midday Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£18,657 - £19,623 pro rata
Henry Maynard Primary School and Nursery, 101, Maynard Road, Walthamstow, London
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
11.25 to 12.35 Monday - Friday.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/09/2017 at 16:00 PM
Vacancy Description


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service DBS).  

Henry Maynard Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.  

We are a 4 form entry primary school with a nursery. It is situated on the edge of Walthamstow village. The school is a Good school (Ofsted, 2014) and is also an accredited provider of Initial Teacher Training.  

The school would like to recruit a Senior Midday Assistant to supervise our midday assistants

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills to supervise staff and children during the lunch period. The successful applicant must enjoy the company of children and be able to form positive relationships. They must be organised, able to delegate and committed to initiating supervised, fun play activities and to promote and encourage healthy eating for our children.

You will need to be enthusiastic, a good communicator and able to engage children in interesting activities.  

Do you have :

  • Experience of working with children
  • An understanding of how children develop and learn
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • As part of your interview you will be required to undertake a short question and answer session with a small panel of school staff and to undertake a short written task.  

All application forms and further information are available from and websites  

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

FAO Sally Dodge

Henry Maynard Primary School and Nursery

Addison Rd,

Walthamstow, E17 9LT

Or emailed to

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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