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Job Title:  Lunchtime Assistant

Salary:  Grade A1 Scale Point 1 - £10.60 per hour

Working Hours 1.5 Hours per day (11.45-13.15) – 5 days: Monday-Friday

Start date: As soon as possible


Term Time Only

Our friendly and successful school requires a dedicated individual to join our professional lunchtime team.  Duties include:

  • Supervising children on the playground and in the dinner hall
  • Ensuring that all children are able to play safely
  • Offering care and support throughout lunchtime
  • Working as a team member under the direction of the Lunchtime Supervisor
  • Promoting positive play and high standards of behaviour
  • Reporting and documenting any accidents and incidents that occur during lunchtime in line with school policies and procedures and reporting these to the Lunchtime Supervisor
  • Being watchful of any potentially hazardous situations e.g. slippery floors etc.
  • Attending and participating in training and development courses as required
  • Attending meetings, liaising and communicating with colleagues in the school
  • Having due regard to confidentiality, child protection procedures, health and safety, other statutory requirements and the policies of the governing body
  • Treating pupils and colleagues consistently with respect and consideration
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team; and carrying out roles effectively, knowing when to seek help and advice from colleagues


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.  We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs Alison Finlay, for further details and an application pack: / 0113 2843151

Please return completed application forms for the attention of the Headteacher, Mrs Sally Fox, at: Pool CE Primary School, Arthington Lane, Pool-in-Wharfedale, Leeds, LS21 1LG, or email to

Pool-in-Wharfedale CE Primary School Arthington Lane, Pool-in-Wharfedale, Otley, LS21 1LG