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Childcare Assistant - Dorchester Middle School

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Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom


6.25 hours per week for Breakfast Club

12.5 hours per week for After School Club

Term Time Only

Grade 3, SCP 3, (£22,737 Pay Award Pending)

We are pleased to invite applications for a childcare assistant post which involves supervising students aged between 9-13 years.  Responsibilities will include supporting the Childcare Supervisor in providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment.

 We are looking for:

  • A person who is a positive team player, interested in working with young people in an educational environment.
  • A person who can use their initiative.
  • A person with a childcare experience.

We will offer you:

  • The chance to be part of a strong and developing school team.
  • A supportive working environment.

The post will be for either 6.25 or 12.5 hours per week and the detail of this will be discussed at interview.

Dorchester Middle School is a member of the Wessex Multi-Academy Trust of local First, Middle and Upper schools who share resources, planning and expertise in order to enhance continuity across all stages of the children’s’ education.

Applications can be made or downloaded via .  Individual CVs will not be accepted.  You can also find further details about the school and its facilities via the school website.

Closing date:   Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Interviews:     TBC


Further Information

Dorchester Middle School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

The pro rata salary shown is based on the number of hours and weeks worked and paid annual leave entitlement for an employee under 5 years’ service.

This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

This post is declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Keeping Children Safe in Education

The school will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

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