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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Lunchtime Supervisor

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £24,702.00 Annually (FTE) (£3,419.89 - £3,715.45 pro rata) - 6.25 hours per week - term time only

Lunchtime Supervisor - Secondary job summary

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and reliable Lunchtime Supervisor to join our dedicated team here at Washwood Heath Academy, Secondary Phase.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Perform basic cleaning tasks to meet the health and safety standards of the academy

Work under the guidance of our teaching staff to support pupils as individuals or in groups in the outside/undercover seating eating areas, ensuring the area stays clean and tidy.

At the start of lunch, supervising the queuing areas for the external food hubs.

Occasionally, providing relief supervision of pupils in the internal lunch halls when required.

After lunch, tidying the external seating/eating areas, including supporting with litter picking.

Promote good behaviour and to be aware of the academy’s behaviour policy and systems and deal with the misbehaviour of any pupils keeping the Senior Leaders on duty informed.

Monitor designated areas ensuring that any incidents or security breaches are reported appropriately to ensure safeguarding of pupils

Provide appropriate care and support to pupils ensuring their welfare and hygiene needs are met

In the event of any injuries deal immediately with the situation referring to the Senior Leader and/or First Aider and following the academy’s policy and procedure.

Helping to guide pupils back into the school buildings at the end of lunchtime.

Treat all children as individuals and have a secure knowledge and understanding of their needs while they are within our care.

Motivate and encourage the children to participate in activities.

Understand the duties in relation to safeguarding children, reporting any concerns immediately to the DSL or Deputy DSL.

If you're committed to upholding hygiene standards and creating a safe, clean, and welcoming lunchtime environment for our academy community, we encourage you to apply for the position of Lunchtime Supervisor.

In return, we will offer you:

A collaborative and inclusive culture, where team members will upskill you and give you regular opportunities to learn from each other in a safe and collaborative environment.

An opportunity to undertake structured CPD via access to the National College online CPD platform and/or apprenticeships such as [the CIPD or Coaching via our Apprenticeship Levy-amend examples based on roles].

Access to Career Pathways and Pledge to help you plan for and make your goals a reality via our Professional Growth and Performance process.

A wellbeing culture, with paid and unpaid time off to support life events via our Life Leave Policy, access to a Wellbeing Champion and the opportunity to participate in our annual staff wellbeing survey with Edurio, so we know and can respond to views.

Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which includes confidential counselling, access to wellbeing advice and a lifestyle app called “My Possible Self”.

Access to a suite of supportive policies, such as Life Leave, Wellbeing, Career Break and Family Friendly.

Access to a generous pension scheme known as the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Access to a comprehensive employee rewards package including Long Service Awards, Employee Referral Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and contribution to glasses and eye-sight tests for eligible display screen users.

Opportunity to be part of key Trust-wide collaborative groups such as the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI working group) and Wellbeing working groups, including menopause support and neurodiversity support.

Generous annual leave entitlement based on length of service, starting at 30 days pro-rata, rising to 33 at 5 years’ plus service and 35 following 10 years’ plus service. This excludes an additional 2-week paid compulsory closure at Christmas, for which additional days’ leave are gained.

Onsite parking at all schools.

N.B. CVs will not be accepted

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Washwood Heath Academy as a Lunchtime Supervisor.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

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. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Washwood Heath Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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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 Washwood Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1719 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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