3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

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Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 7.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Pay Group 1 pro rata to £3,946 - £4,031 for hours and weeks stated (£22,069 - £22,544 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Meon Way Federation is currently seeking a Midday Meal Supervisor to join our team on a Fixed term basis. You will engage with our children in exciting play and games at lunchtime whilst ensuring good standards of behaviour. The successful candidate will have a willingness to work as part of a team and seek positive solutions.

This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we expand our network of schools, building upon our established ethos and values.

Working hours: 11.45am - 13.15pm, Monday - Friday

What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached job description

  • Supervise pupils in the dining areas
  • Ensure good standards of behaviour by the pupils are maintained
  • Assist with associated ancillary duties (e.g. cleaning up spillages, ensuring tables are clean, etc)
  • Provide welfare support to the pupils of the school, including undertaking first aid duties (depending on training)
  • Attend appropriate training sessions in order to increase knowledge and skills
  • To ensure First Aid is given and actions are recorded in the First Aid book
  • To ensure confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the children and the school
  • To be flexible and adaptable to deal with the changing needs of the school

What the school offers its staff

Meon Infant School, Meon Junior School and Moorings Way Infant School have joined forces to become Meon Way Federation. We have a highly motivated and talented team and children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full. We provide an atmosphere, which enables the children to acquire a wide range of knowledge, skills and practical abilities.

“Staff all enjoy working here and agree that leaders are considerate of staff’s well-being”– Ofsted

Meon Way Federation is a proud member of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust. This enables us to create a unique offer for children: an "all-through" educational journey in which they remain with the same family of schools throughout their education.

We are one of five primary schools and one secondary school in Portsmouth to benefit from Thinking Schools' award-winning resources, curriculum, and collaboration opportunities. Following this fixed term contract, there is potential for a permanent role within our family of schools in Portsmouth.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and colleagues within the school and our Trust including excellent CPD opportunities and career pathways
  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
  • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You - A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
  • Support staff have access to ‘Discount for Teachers’ with a huge range of money saving deals and vouchers
  • A ‘Refer a Friend’ incentive scheme

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.

Applying for the job

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About Meon Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
352 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to Meon Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jan.atrill@meonjun.tsat.uk.

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