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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£3,917.00 - £4,006.00 Annually (Actual) Salary depending on length of service

Lunchtime Supervisor job summary


Working as part of a team to be responsible for the supervision of students on the school site throughout the morning and midday break. The post holder will work under the direction of the class teachers.

Assist to secure the health, safety, welfare and good conduct of students, and good behaviour in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school.


1. Supervision of students on school premises

2. Promoting Positive Behaviour

3. Promoting Personal and Social Skills

4. Appropriate Communication

5. General


1.0 Supervision of students on school premises

1.1 To supervise areas, both indoors and outdoors, where students congregate during lunchtime, maintaining Health & Safety practices.

1.2 Taking account of relevant practices and procedures, to supervise and monitor activity areas, corridors, toilets, classrooms etc as required.

1.3 To supervise students eating their meal on school premises, in specified areas set aside for dining purposes including issues such as dealing with spillages.

1.4 To supervise pupils waiting to enter specified dining areas or the playground.

1.5 To supervise active playtimes and organise activities for pupils.

2.0 Promoting Positive Behaviour

2.1 To encourage positive behaviour through implementation of school’s behaviour policies and practices and dealing with incidents as directed.

2.2 To encourage student’s understanding and knowledge of the impact of their actions within the remit of Health and Safety.

2.3 To encourage active participation in health, active play-based activities and positive communication between pupils

2.3 Within the parameters of school’s positive behaviour practices and procedures, assist as appropriate to promote the maintenance of Health and Safety.

2.4 To provide information to the class teachers for the recording of incidents or occurrences.

3.0 Promoting Personal and Social Skills

3.1 To encourage students to maintain hygiene standards for example washing hands after toileting.

3.2 To encourage students to look after equipment and leave all areas in a tidy condition.

3.3 To encourage good relations between students and adults through role modelling and promoting positive play behaviours.

3.4 To encourage and develop social skills such as mutual respect and trust.

3.5 To be aware of cultural and social factors which may have an effect on the supervision of the students.

4.0 Appropriate Communication

4.1 To report accidents or other occurrences such as child protection issue immediately to class teacher/principal

4.2 As necessary, pass on verbal or written information to the appropriate staff.

4.3 To liaise with kitchen staff/teaching staff as appropriate for issues related to lunchtime supervision.

5.0 General

5.1 To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the post holder’s supervisor from time to time, in consultation with the post holder, including filing, copying, preparation of resources and supporting activities.

5.2 The post holder’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the Academy’s Equal Opportunities Policy and other policies designed to protect employees from harassment.

a) Take reasonable care of the health and safety of self, other persons and resources whilst at work.

b) Co-operate with management of the Academy as far as is necessary to enable the responsibilities placed upon the Academy under the Health and Safety at Work Act to be performed, for example operate safe working practices.

c) It is the duty of the post holder not to act in a prejudicial or discriminatory manner towards employees, including those who may be for example from minority ethnic communities, women, disabled or older people, lesbians or gay men. The post holder should also counteract such practice or behaviour by challenging or reporting it.

As part of your wider duties and responsibilities you are required to promote and actively support the Academy’s responsibilities towards safeguarding. Safeguarding is about keeping people safe and protecting people from harm, neglect, abuse and injury. It is about creating safe places, being vigilant and doing something about any concerns you might have. It isn’t just about the very old and the very young, it is about everyone who may be vulnerable.



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 Hillside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
343 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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