Midday Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our team of Midday Assistants

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our team of Midday Assistants.  The Sweyne Park School is a forward-looking 11 – 19 school, and the lead school within the Rayleigh Schools Trust, working with a local primary school, providing a 0 – 19 educational experience for the local community.  The successful applicant will have experience of working with young people, have the ability to establish a good rapport with pupils and staff, and to maintain the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils during their lunch break.  A basic knowledge of First Aid would be desirable but is not essential.

The Sweyne Park School:

  • is a heavily oversubscribed school;
  • is highly committed to staff welfare and development;
  • has strong, ethical leadership and fair recruitment and retention practices;
  • was one of the first secondary schools in the county to gain ‘Rights Respecting Gold’ status in 2019;
  • is equipped with superb facilities and resources.

Employee Benefits

The school is committed to the professional development of its staff.

 Preferred experience of:

  • working with pupils in a school environment
  • working flexibly;
  • an understanding of, and ability to comply with, procedures for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults


The role is for 5 days per week from 12.25 pm to 2.05 pm, term time only.


£9.62 per hour

If you are an enthusiastic and resilient team player, we would look forward to receiving your application, a copy of which can downloaded from the link below.  All applications and queries should be addressed to Kerry Wilby at admin@sweynepark.com.


The Sweyne Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.