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Broadhempston Village Primary School


Meal Time Assistant Vacancy 


Mealtime Assistant

- Broadhempston Primary School

10hrs per week, 5 days a week, 38 weeks per year

 NJC Grade A, £9.25ph


Permanent post to commence September 2021


The Link Academy Trust is looking to appoint a Mealtime Assistant to work alongside our existing team. You will need to be an enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working individual who can assist our kitchen staff in serving high quality meals for children, staff, visitors and events at our busy school.

Broadhempston is a traditional village school, surrounded by rolling fields and farms. Well known for creating safe and secure learning environments where all the children can grow and flourish. With links to its partner schools within the Trust and the local community, the children are given lots of learning opportunities outside the classroom and exciting experiences in all areas of the curriculum.

Broadhempston has an excellent reputation built on high standards and a caring ethos with staff experienced and committed to meeting the individual needs of every child.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Assisting and serving of meals as required to include main meal, desert and drinks to pupils and staff
  • laying up of table and then clearing, cleaning and tidying following lunchtime period
  • Furniture moving in dining area as required
  • Securing the safety and welfare of pupils during the lunchtime period
  • Supervision of pupils whilst eating lunch


Ideally, you will:

- Previous experience in a similar role in a school;

- Be able to build good relationships with children and staff and be a friendly and positive presence in our school;

- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

- Be able to work under pressure with tight deadlines


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Please click on the link below to download an application form. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at





Meal Time Assistant Application Form

Clerk to the Trust

The Link Multi Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint a highly organised individual with a professional manner and effective communication skills to support its Governance Team. The Clerk’s main role is to provide professional clerking services to the Trust Members, Board of Trustees and its sub-committees, including supporting and advising the Clerks to the Local Boards.

This is mainly a working from home part time role, 12.5hrs per week, 40 weeks per year, covering at least five full Trust Board meetings and up to 20 committee meetings per year.. Discretion and flexibility, plus excellent organisation and computer skills are essential in this role.

For full details, a job description and application form, please visit the Trust website

Kick Start Programme 



The Link Academy Trust are proud to be part of the Government's Kickstart programme.
Please click HERE for further information and see below for links to download the Job Description and Support Staff Application form.
We have vacancies at all our Trust academies, details and locations can be found on the 'Our Academies' page of this website. If you have any specific questions about an academy, please contact them directly. Completed application forms must be returned to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at stating which school you wish to be considered for.