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Hempnall Primary School


The Street Hempnall Norwich Norfolk NR15 2AD

01508 499264


Job Vacancies


Hempnall Primary School are looking for a new Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) to join our team for two lunchtimes per week. The role is outlined below in the job description.

At Hempnall Primary School, we have high expectations of all our staff and children. The successful candidate for the position will be one who puts the children’s needs first; fits in to our high expectations in the school cultures of behaviour, engagement and inclusion. The successful candidate will join our existing team at lunchtime who ensure that the children enjoy their time both eating, learning and playing during lunch breaks. You will need to have a calm and caring manner and enjoying working with children.

 In accordance with Children, Family and Adult Services Job Profile and as a member of a team under the direction of the Headteacher, to be responsible for ensuring the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils during the midday break:-

  • To maintain order and the safe transfer of pupils to and from the dining area.
  • To positively encourage good behaviour and table manners and hygiene.
  • To assist younger pupils where necessary whilst they are taking a meal.
  • To actively supervise the dining room procedures:-

- carrying of meal to the table

- assisting with the service at the table

- training children in the correct use of cutlery

- clearing and stacking table equipment and serving dishes

- wiping and re-setting tables if necessary

- cleaning up food and water spillages on tables and floors

  • To report to the SLT in the case of absence due to illness.
  • To administer first aid in the case of a minor accident acting on the advice of the registered first-aider. Record accidents in the first aid record and report serious accidents to the SLT.
  • Be responsible for organising play activities in the playground or indoors if a wet playtime.
  • To liaise with the SLT and teaching staff of the school in dealing with problems arising from pupil behaviour and any other matters of concern.
  • To contribute as a member of a team to the ethos and environment of the school.
  • To adhere to need for confidentiality at all times.
  • To perform such other duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.
  • Salary: NCC Salary Scale 1
  • Part Time (3 hours / week – 11:45am – 1:15pm Monday and Friday)
  • Term Time + 1 week
  • Opportunities for additional hours
  • Required for start ASAP
  • Permanent contract

Application deadline: Thursday 23rd March 2023

Interview date: Week commencing 27th March, though we will interview candidates sooner if applications are received sooner.

Start date: ASAP

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Are you looking to be part of a school that is going places? Are you looking for an exciting challenge? Do you want to be part of a vibrant and supportive school community?

Hempnall Primary School are looking for a 25 hour per week caretaker (with cleaning responsibilities – though this could be two separate roles of 12.5 hours each) – to join our premises team. We are a small primary school of 5 classes (145 children) and are moving together in an exciting direction. The school is situated just 9 miles south of Norwich in the delightful village of Hempnall, and serves pupils from a number of villages around the area. We have a beautiful, light, spacious and modern school building, a fabulous premises team and are focussed on developing our sustainability and environmental objectives led by the views of our children, staff and school community.

What we can offer you as part of our team:

· A caring and supportive school where children love to learn and staff work together to support one another;

· The chance to work with our site team to develop the school site to meet the intention of our offer to our children (with opportunity for cross-school collaboration with Brooke Primary);

· A progressive school environment, where team-work and a shared vision drive school development;

· Opportunities within our partnership with Brooke Primary to develop, share and collaborate with leaders and other staff;

· A staff charter, showing our commitment to your career, ability to get on with the job and wellbeing, including CPD plans, and career pathways aligned with the growth and development of our schools;

· Support and CPD through our partnership with Brooke Primary, Educate Norfolk, subscription with the National College, and our work with VNET, the Diocese of Norwich and the Local Authority.


This post would suit someone who is ready to join our team, holds high expectations of themselves and others and strives to work in and support the development of an environment which wants the best for everyone within it. We would welcome applications from individuals who:

· Are committed or aspirational caretakers, cleaners and importantly team players to join our strong team;

· Have a commitment to supporting leaders to develop the site in line with meeting the individual needs of all children;

· Are flexible, and hold high expectations of themselves, and are able to look to develop established practices in order to make our school site the best, most professional environment it can possibly be and supportive of all;

· We actively support pathways to employment for the right people for our school. If you are the right person for our school, you might be looking to use this opportunity as a development step in your career, return to a career from a break, from a global-majority background or from other diverse backgrounds.

At Hempnall Primary School, we work hard to eliminate direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation; advance equality of opportunity; and foster good relations between all those within our school community. We do this with regard to the nine protected characteristics listed in the Equality Act 2010.

We encourage potential applicants to visit the school and meet with Alex Griffiths, the Executive Headteacher and the staff– these can be organised through the school office on 01508 499264 or by email to Claire at

Pay scales: Norfolk School Pay Scales – Scale C

Contract: Permanent

Working Hours: 25 hours per week (12.5 caretaking and 12.5 cleaning) – flexible timings to suit the right candidate – the right candidate might be applying for just the caretaking or just the cleaning role.

Application deadline: Thursday 30th March 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 3rd or 10th April 2023

Start Date: ASAP in April 2023