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St Anthony's Catholic Primary School Lunchtime Organiser

  • Salary: Grade 1 £17,842 to £18,002 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Part Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 03/12/2021 12:00
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

Job details

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint 2 Lunchtime Organisers one on a permanent basis and another on a fixed term basis to supervise students in the dining areas and elsewhere as required by the Headteacher at St Anthony's Catholic Primary School in Wythenshawe. You will be required for 8.75 hours per week / 1.75 hours per day, starting usually at 11.20 am (exact times may vary) from Monday to Friday.

The main duties of the role are:

  • To help create an atmosphere so that the meal and lunchtime recreation is a pleasant experience for the students and staff
  • To take students who have minor accidents or are unwell to the Senior Lunchtime Organiser, for first aid where necessary, and if first aid is not necessary, comforting and reassuring them

The successful candidate will:

  • Establish a good rapport with the students in your care.
  • As well as being professional, be friendly, patient and understanding towards the students
  • Be flexible, motivated and able to follow instructions and remain calm in difficult circumstances
  • Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations.
  • Be open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and of course have a good sense of humour.
  • Have strong moral and ethical principles and values

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An opportunity to work within a welcoming and enthusiastic environment with wonderful children, supportive staff, governors and parents
  • Close links and group support from three other schools in this forward thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
  • Entry into the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of 18.5%
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
  • A range of employee benefits which support your well-being that includes:
  • A confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is extended to members of your family
  • A Health Cash Plan which is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits which include covering the costs towards optical, dental, alternative therapy treatments, health screening and discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts. Some benefits are also available to family members
  • Flu vaccination clinics
  • Eyecare Vouchers

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with a member of the school's senior leadership team. Please contact Mrs Duffy (Headteacher's PA) on 0161 437 3029 or e-mail: c.duffy@st-anthonys.manchester.sch.uk to make arrangements.

Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies. Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and therefore, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

​Email your application to: andrea.sweeney@wcatrust.co.uk

​If you would like to apply for the position, application packs are available from the Trust's website: www.wcatrust.info. You should complete the CES Support Staff Application Form and return it by e-mail to Mrs Andrea Sweeney HR Manager at: andrea.sweeney@wcatrust.co.uk.

You will need to read the Application Form Notes, Privacy Notice, Job Description, Person Specification and Disclosure Form.

Please note that CVs and agencies will be ignored

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation.

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Closing Date: 03 December 2021 12:00

Shortlisting: 06/12/2021

Interviews: To be notified

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/3424-35S