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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    3 January 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.62 Hourly Scale 1 Point 2 Term time plus 1 training Day

Break/Lunchtime Supervisor (10.10 to 11.40 and/or 12.40 to 2.10pm) – Fixed Term job summary

Abbey College

Details for applicants

Would you like to visit us?

Informal visits are welcomed. We are not as far away as you think and driving through the countryside each morning is a very pleasant way to start you day! You’ll find us just 20-25 minutes from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and commutable from Cambridge too. Why not come and visit us so we can show you more of our school?

What do I do if I want to know more before applying?

You are very welcome to come and visit our wonderful school, please just let us know and we will arrange a tour of the department and wider school. More information is available on our website. However, if you have any further questions, please contact Lee Valentine lee.valentine@abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk

We look forward to meeting you and receiving your application.www.abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk

Abbey College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Purpose of the Job:

To ensure the security and care of the pupils of the school and to promote their social development during the break/ lunch time period.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To supervise pupils, during the break/ lunch period, in dining hall, playground areas and school premises, ensuring the safety, welfare, physical and mental well-being of pupils and the maintenance of good order and discipline.
  • To report to the duty lead at beginning of the duty period and receive any instructions with regard to duties.
  • To support the lining up of students at the end of break/lunch.
  • To monitor the behaviour of pupils discouraging in a positive way any anti-social behaviour and reporting any incidents to the duty lead as appropriate.
  • To ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, providing emotional support where necessary.
  • To arrange and supervise appropriate activities under the direction of the duty lead.
  • To ensure that all pupils who suffer any injury or accident are dealt with appropriately in accordance with the school’s agreed procedures.
  • To supervise students in any nominated place.
  • To deal with any misbehaviour that may occur in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy. Report, as appropriate, incidents to the duty lead or SSO Team.
  • To ensure any spillages of food/ drink are reported to the Estates and Facilities team and ensure students are clearing away rubbish.
  • To ensure that pupils who leave the school site have permission to do so.
  • To supervise pupils on the school premises in the hall, classrooms, on stairs and through corridors, when they are not outside because of inclement weather.
  • To check toilet areas regularly to ensure that they are clean and being used appropriately. To report any problems to the Duty Lead.
  • To: 1. take part in training appropriate to the job. 2. take part in any appraisal arrangement made by the school.
  • Help Prepare Hall for Second Break/Lunch between Duties
  • To undertake any other reasonable duty as directed by the Headteacher or delegated alternative.


Ensure all pupils have equal access to learning using appropriate strategies and resources, where necessary.
Liaise with pastoral staff members to ensure the wellbeing of pupils and their full participation in school life.
Raise any concerns regarding pupils’ behaviour with the relevant Raising Standards Lead.
Implement any specific arrangements for individual pupils, ensuring that relevant staff members are aware of the measures in place.
Provide individual pastoral support to pupils, where necessary.
Continuously motivate and challenge pupils, whilst promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.


The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people for whom they come into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the school they must report any concerns to their Line Manager or the School’s Child Protection Officer.

Variation Clause

This job description will be reviewed and updated periodically in order to ensure that it relates to the job performed or to incorporate any proposed changes. This procedure will be conducted by the Headteacher or line manager in consultation with the post holder. In these circumstances it will be the aim to reach agreement on reasonable changes but if agreement is not possible management reserves the right to make changes to the job description following consultation

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Abbey College, Ramsey

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1029 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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