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Meal Time Assistant

The Trustees of Riviera Education Trust thank you for your interest in the post of Mealtime Assistant at Roselands Primary School.


The successful candidate will be expected to take up this post as soon as possible.


Roselands Primary School is part of the Riviera Education Trust which is a multi-academy trust comprising three local primary schools: Roselands Primary School, Shiphay Learning Academy and Oldway Primary School. We work in collaboration with Oldway Primary School and Shiphay Learning Academy in order to benefit all of the children in the Trust. Working in partnership with other schools helps to strengthen our provision and provide educational excellence so that every pupil has the best possible learning experience and is prepared for future life.


Roselands Primary School is a friendly school which provides a safe, happy and stimulating environment where our pupils can develop into successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. We aim to give our children opportunities to gain the skills and knowledge which will enable them to lead successful and fulfilling lives.


Our core learning values of independence, collaboration and reflectiveness underpin our exciting and challenging curriculum. We are very proud of the school’s achievements and our high expectations mean that we are constantly striving to raise standards further for all of our pupils.


We have a strong staff team with a wide range of talents and a great deal of experience. We are all enthusiastic and committed to providing the best education for the children in our care.


The Mealtime Assistant team are a group of committed staff who support the children at lunchtime in eating and enjoying playtime. Mealtime Assistants receive training throughout the year and many staff go on to become Teaching Assistants. We currently have 5 posts available within the school.
The working hours are 1.5 hours per day, Monday to Friday 11.45am to 13.15pm. The starting salary will be £2,937, which is Grade A, Scale Point 1 and based on 7.5 hours per week, for 38 weeks per year (Full Time Equivalent £17,364). 

Please see the job description for further details regarding this post.

If you are interested in this role, please download and complete the application form below and return to


Deadline for applications is: 27th February 2020 at midday 
Interview date: 2nd March 2020 
Start date: ASAP


The application form can be downloaded below and completed applications should be sent to:

HR Department 
Riviera Education Trust, Oldway Primary School, Higher Polsham Road, Paignton, TQ3 2SY
Email address: 


Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please note, in line with our Safer Recruitment policy, references will be requested after shortlisting as part of the selection process.


Riviera Education Trust, Oldway Primary School, Higher Polsham Road, Paignton TQ3 2SY (Registered Office)
A charitable company limited by guarantee, Company registration number 09751294 (England & Wales)