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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£4,370.00 Annually (Actual)

Midday Meals Supervisor job summary

Duties include responsibility for the good behaviour of the pupils in the Dining Room, around the school building and in the playground.

To use the time from 11.30am – 1.30pm constructively and for the benefit of the school as directed by the Senior Leadership Group.Be familiar with the fire drill procedure.Assist children in their choice of lunch and other needs the children may have during lunchtime.Promote healthy living in eating and appropriate table manners including teaching the correct use of cutlery.Ensure that all casualties are dealt with appropriately or that advice is sought from qualified First Aiders.Ensure that all bells/whistles are sounded promptly at the correct time.Undertake supervision of all children during wet playtimes;

Of paramount importance is the recognition of the importance of school lunch break as a time of calm social interaction and to devise strategies to achieve this aim.

In the playground, the role of the Meals Supervisor is to maintain children’s safety, encourage independence, promote suitable play and deal with issues as they arise in a transparently fair, and consistent manner in accordance with school policies.

Main Activities and Responsibilities

  • Supervision and the management of pupils and Meals Supervisors during the midday break, in the Dining Area, about the school premises and in the playground.
  • To provide an exemplar model to other members of the team using fair and consistent handling of the children in a calm and positive manner.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety practices and procedures affecting pupils are maintained during the Midday Break.

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 Halstow Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
410 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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