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Meal Time Assistant

The Trustees of Riviera Education Trust thank you for your interest in the post of Meal Time Assistant at Oldway Primary School. 


Oldway Primary School is part of the Riviera Education Trust which is a multi-academy trust consisting of three local primary schools: Oldway Primary School, Shiphay Learning Academy and Roselands Primary School. We work in collaboration with Roselands 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.
The Meal Time Assistant team are a group of committed staff who support the children at lunchtime in eating and enjoying playtime. Meal Time Assistants receive training throughout the year and many staff go on to become Teaching Assistants.
The working hours are 1.25 hours per day. The starting salary will be £2,447, which is Grade A, Scale Point 1 and based on 6.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday), for 38 weeks per year. (Full Time Equivalent £17,364). 
If you are interested in this role, please complete the application form below and return to

Please see job description for further details regarding this post.


Deadline for applications is: Friday 28th February 2020 

Interview date: tbc

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: 


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


Riviera Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils. As this post meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and references before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.  



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)