13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be agreed

  • Closing date

    8 July 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

2611.88 - 2611.88

Midday Meals Supervisor job summary

City Academy Whitehawk is a vibrant two form entry school, proudly serving its East Brighton community. We are a Good school with an Outstanding Early Years (Ofsted 2018).


We are seeking enthusiastic and committed Midday Supervisors to work as part of our team on a permanent basis. The successful candidates will be required to work from Midday to 1pm - Monday to Friday (term time only).


This role involves the supervision of children eating school or packed lunches whilst keeping the canteen clean and tidy. When the children are not eating you will be expected to supervise them both indoors and in the playground. You must be willing to engage with children in play activities and oversee group games in the playground. You may also be asked to supervise small groups of children indoors for alternative play.


Positive behaviour at lunchtimes is essential to productive learning in our afternoon session and our Midday Supervisors play an important part in ensuring this is achieved. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a range of behaviour strategies and have experience in working with children of various ages from 3 to 11 years old.


Basic first aid is an advantage – training will be given if necessary.

  • Respectful, polite and engaged children who greatly value their school and learning.
  • A proven record of exceptional welfare and pastoral support.
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities.
  • Energetic, skilled and supportive colleagues.
  • A skilled and committed SLT, and a team of staff, who are devoted to improving outcomes for all children and all staff.
  • A culture of support and collaboration through our established and effective sponsor, Aurora Academies Trust.

As part of our employment package our staff have access to the Aurora Advantage scheme which provides many benefits including an On Demand GP, access to wellbeing services, high street discounts and a Cycle to Work scheme.


If you would like further information regarding the job and our school please contact Nikki White, our Business Administrator, who will organise for you to speak with our Deputy Headteacher Russell Wood. Nikki can be contacted on 01273 681377 or via e-mail at cawfinance@auroraacademies.org.

Further information about the school can be found on our website - https://www.caw.brighton-hove.sch.uk/

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


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 City Academy Whitehawk

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

City Academy Whitehawk is a “Good” school with an “Outstanding” Early Years. We are a two form entry school for children aged 4 to 11 years. In addition, our school has a nursery class for children aged 3 to 4 years.

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