Fremington Primary School are looking to recruit a Mealtime Assistant to join our MTA team.

  • To monitor and ensure the safety and good behaviour of children during the lunchtime period;
  • Prepare dining area for lunch;
  • Ensure that children entering the Dining Room have clean hands;
  • Encourage good table manners and orderly behaviour in the Dining Room;
  • Assist young children in handling knives and forks and if necessary cut up their food;
  • Encourage children to eat the meal provided and encourage them in avoidance of waste;
  • Wipe down tables between sittings;
  • Clean up after spillage of food, water or sickness in dining area during the service of the meal.
  • Undertake playground duty, supervising by circulating amongst children.
  • Support learning through play, organising games and supervising activities
  • Supervise children in designated area, other than playground, during wet weather.
  • Attend to minor accidents and report to Headteacher.
  • Assist Headteacher as required in order to care for the safety and well-being of children.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Start date: 22/05/2023

For more details about the role please contact

Please send your completed application form to

See here the application pack and application form:

MTA: Job Description

TLP Application Form January 2023