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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£3,854.34 - £3,983.24 Annually (Actual) Point 2-4 FTE £22,3660 to £23,114

Lunchtime Supervisor job summary

Job Purpose

The Lunchtime Supervisor should have appropriate personal qualities to exercise full authority delegated by their line manager for the conduct of the pupils during the school lunchtime period.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To take responsibility for the lunchtime supervision of pupils, and the smooth running of lunchtime sessions.

Supervise pupils in the dining hall, playground areas and school premises, ensuring an acceptable level of order and discipline is maintained according to the guidelines set by their line manager.

Oversee the discipline, safety and welfare of pupils, dealing with disciplinary matters of pupils according to rules and policies laid down by the school.

In the case of an accident or illness of a pupil -

To ensure that there is appropriate first aid available as and when required

To notify the Office and/or Line Manager of any serious incidences which may have occurred during the lunchtime.

Ensure that the accident book/log is correctly completed.

To have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the school’s safeguarding policy.

Follow fire and evacuation procedures and check pupils are safe.

To undertake the full role of a lunchtime supervisor.

To supervise pupils, during the lunch period, in dining hall, playground areas and school premises, ensuring the safety, welfare, well-being of pupils and the maintenance of good discipline.

See that the overall arrangement for children to dine promotes an orderly and pleasant meals service.

To supervise and control entrance and exit by pupils during the lunch break to school premises and ensure calm orderly conduct in accordance with the school’s high expectations.

Where appropriate, collect pupils from classroom ensuring that they are adequately dressed for the weather conditions.

Duties and responsibilities – training & administration

Participate in appropriate school-based meetings and training activities.

Review and develop own professional practice by attending relevant courses and provide feedback to colleagues.

Organise cover for absences.

Prepare suitable play equipment and / or activities for the children during normal and wet lunchtimes.

Organise staffing rotas.

To complete relevant paperwork in connection with lunchtime supervision.

Such other appropriate duties as may be requested by their line manager to ensure the smooth functioning of the school during the lunch break.

Duties and responsibilities – general

Ensure all pupils return to their classroom at the end of lunchtime.

Respect the confidentiality of sensitive information divulged by staff, parents/carers and pupils.

Contribute to the overall ethos, aims and work of the school.

Understand and comply with the school’s Safeguarding Policy and guidelines.

Maintain confidentiality at all times and observe Data Protection guidelines.

Supervision and Safeguarding

Assist with the supervision of children outside of lesson times, including before and after school and during break and lunchtime.

To be accountable for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children responsible for, and in contact with.

Liaison with

The Catering Supervisor regarding the conduct of pupils.

Teaching Staff regarding lunchtime issues as appropriate.

Your line manager to ensure the smooth running of the school at lunchtime

The Office Staff regarding the recording of accidents and administration of first aid.

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 St George's Church of England Academy, Newtown

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
332 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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