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Welfare Assistant Vacancy


Number of Posts 1
Grade FLW.
Salary £17943 Pro Rata
Term Part-time.
Perm / FTC Permanent.
Required (ASAP ) .
Hours 5 hours a week - 1 hour per day.
Closing Date 15/03/2021 at Noon

School Tel: 01282 776855

The Governors of Padiham Green Church of England Primary School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Welfare Assistant to work as part of our lunchtime team. The successful candidate will work within a team to supervise our children both inside and outside, promoting good table manners, ensuring the safety of the children, fostering positive play and encouraging good behaviour.

We are looking for someone who can:
Show commitment to our school and our children
Develop positive relationships with adults and children
Support children in developing social skills
Help children organise playground games
Be kind but firm when necessary and manage behaviour in line with our school's behaviour expectations
Help make our lunchtimes a safe and happy time for all our pupils

Initially this role will work exclusively with our Year 6 class during COVID19 restrictions in school. However, once the restrictions change you will work alongside another Welfare Assistant and staff  supervising multiple year groups at once.

Padiham Green Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of our children and the successful candidate will require a clear Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and required to take part in a range of other recruitment checks.

This position is part time, term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful, the salary received will be paid on a pro rata basis. £9.30 per hour

Please note that this vacancy is closing at 12 noon Monday 15th March 2021. Interviews will take place the week beginning 22nd March 2021. 

Please see the attached 'Job Description' and 'Person Specification' for detailed information on the desirable and essential qualifcations and experience needed for this role. 

If you are interested in applying for our Welfare Assistant vacancy, please complete the attached application form and return it to Mrs Lisa Tyrer via the school office or by emailing 

Equal Opportunities statement: Padiham Green Church of England Primary School is an Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community

Rehabilitation: The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

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