To be on duty in the areas allocated at the time allocated.
To supervise pupils to ensure good behaviour during the lunch period.
To encourage pupils to eat all their lunch in a timely manner.
Support pupils with clearing of plates and cutlery
To leave the dining areas in a clean and tidy condition.
To adhere to school policies and procedures that affect you and your duties (e.g. fire, accident reporting, Safeguarding).
To report any accidents / incidents and request assistance if required.
To engage with the pupils in the playground and to encourage and assist interactive play.
To report to the class teacher at the end of lunchtime any incidents regarding inappropriate behaviour whilst under your supervision
What skills / experience are required:
Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage, but not essential
Good communication skills and a pleasant manner
Enjoy working with children
First Aid Certificate desirable, if not a willingness to train
What we can offer
Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful performance review)
A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees (Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)
Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.
Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.
Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.
Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.
Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service)
Cycle to work scheme
Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)
Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. All of the schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to our shared principles.
OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably: to be better faster together.
OUR ‘WHY?’ is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best possible ‘go’ for our pupils.
OUR ‘HOW?’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.
Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including wide ranging continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.
This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.
How to apply / closing date / where to find further details
Closing date 31st January 2024
Shortlisting date as required depending on time of application
Interview date as required depending on time of application
The school reserves the right to consider and interview candidates ahead of the closing date if appropriate.
The River Learning Trust and Cutteslowe Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.
For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered
Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.