01752 300101


Woodlands School, Picklecombe Drive, off Tamerton Foliot Road, Whitleigh, PLYMOUTH PL6 5ES



Meal Time Assistants

We are looking for outstanding people to support pupils at Woodlands School. There are 85 pupils who come to learn at Woodlands School, they are aged between 2 and 19 years with a variety of complex physical, sensory and medical needs. Our school is a resource for the whole of the South West peninsula and our pupils come from Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall.

A very important part of our pupils’ day is their lunch break, so the people that support them at this time are crucial to their wellbeing. If you think that you are up for that challenge then please complete an application form, giving examples of how you meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification and Job Description. If you have any questions about the role then please call the school - we’d love to talk to you and show you around.

Meal Time Assistant: Grade B

Actual Salary: £3689 per annum (actual salary)

Monday to Friday: 11:45 to 13:15

Job Description PDF version

Job Description Word version

Person Specification PDF version

Person Specification Word version

Application Form

Paper copies of the application form are available. You can either pick one up from the school reception or we can send you one in the post, just email admin@woodlands.plymouth.sch.uk or call the school on 01752 300101.

Closing date: This is an ongoing recruitment and it will close when we have filled the required number of vacancies. Interviews will be arranged on various dates to suit the candidates. If you are interested, please make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Woodlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting equality of opportunity.

Our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please follow the link to our Policies Page where you will find our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

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Work Experience & Volunteering

If you are interested in work experience or volunteering please email admin@woodlands.plymouth.sch.uk with your details and we'll get back to you. 

Thank you.