Coaley C of E Primary Academy is a small village school set in the heart of the Coaley community.

Our size gives us a real sense of family, and the idyllic setting is an inspirational backdrop for our learning.

Our school motto is “As a family, we flourish”.

As part of the Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust (DGAT), our Christian values underpin all that we do.


We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and friendly people to join our team. 

Coaley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people, and expect all staff & volunteers to share in the same commitment.  All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS and other safeguarding checks. 




Our current vacancies are:

 Midday Supervisor (MDS):        

  • The hours of work are 12noon to 1.20pm, Monday to Wednesday term time only.      
  • The duties include ensuring that the dining hall is ready for lunchtime service, setting up tables and benches, helping the children with their lunch and clearing the hall and supporting the children outside as they play.
  • The successful candidate(s) will have the ability to work under direction, or on their own initiative, to provide general lunchtime supervisory support. We will expect you to be a good role model for our children and work as part of a supportive team. 

Breakfast Club Playworker: 

  • The hours of work are 8:00 to 8:40am, Monday to Wednesday term time only, plus an additional 15mins during the week for planning and preparation. 
  • The duties include caring for the children in a relaxed setting, providing breakfast, and ensuring that the children are taken to their classrooms for the beginning of the school day.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to work on their own initiative and to provide general support to a maximum of 12 children in any one session. We will expect you to be a good role model for our children and work as part of a supportive team.

You will receive all the required training and support to succeed in your new role(s). 


Both roles will be permanent contracts of employment (subject to 6 months probationary period). 


The pay is at GCC Grade 2 p2-3, £22366-£22737 pro rata (pay award pending). 


You will be contracted to work term time only, which is 38 weeks per year, and you will be paid for 43.6 weeks per year, to include holiday entitlement.  You will be paid in 12 equal monthly amounts.


To apply for these roles or to find out further information, please contact Sarah Edwards in the school office on 01453 890358 or at admin@coaley.gloucs.sch.uk   Support Staff Application forms can be downloaded from the link below.


Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged via the school office.


Start date: 4th September 2024 or ASAP