Job Title

Lunchtime Support Assistant

Contract Type

Part time 13 hours per week, term time only



Piper Hill High School

Reporting to

Senior Leadership team and Headteacher


£17,711 (pro rata)

Start date

As soon as possible


We are currently looking to appoint a Lunchtime Support Assistant to provide high quality support over lunchtimes.


Role Purpose

The post holder will join the school team over lunchtimes to support healthy eating, a range of lunchtime clubs, feeding and changing students as appropriate. The successful applicant must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff. 


About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the ethos of Piper Hill School and its values and aims
  • promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • Enthusiasm, energy and flexibility


We offer

A commitment to your own professional development

An opportunity to be part of a team with a shared vision of excellence


Application Procedure:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

CVs will not be accepted.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school and spend some time in a classroom on the day.

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Interviews will take place as and when shortlisted candidates are identified.  The interview will consist of a panel interview.


Further details are available from the school’s website  

Completed application forms should be sent to [email protected]


About Us

Piper Hill School is part of the Prospere Learning Trust Academy.  We are a school for pupils aged        11 – 19 years with severe learning difficulties.

Our aim is to work in partnership with all stakeholders to provide the very best education and outcomes for our students. At Piper Hill every child matters and we work together to enable all students to achieve their potential and make outstanding progress.

Piper Hill High School is part of The Prospere Learning Trust.  Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 500 staff and are passionate about securing the best possible education for our young people, and believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.  Prospere Learning Trust currently comprises of 6 secondary schools, including 3 mainstream schools and 3 special needs schools.  We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester.


All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 



Prospere Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.





Lunchtime Support Assistant

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