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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, in line with DBS clearance.

  • Closing date

    27 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.54 Hourly £2,574 annually

Midday Supervisor job summary

Join us as a Midday Supervisor and make a difference in the lives of young learners every day! Apply now and be part of our amazing school community.

The role could be based in either EYFS, KS1 or KS2.

Main duties

To look after children during the lunch break. This role covers a range of activities to ensure that lunchtimes at school are a safe and effective part of children’s education and development.

To monitor children during lunchtimes to encourage them to eat healthy lunches, helping children who are having difficulties, for example with cutting up food, encouraging good table manners, and ensuring that behaviour does not become too boisterous.

To supervise children in the playground (or in the hall or classroom in wet weather), support positive play, deal with incidents according to school policies, comfort children who are upset, they may deal with and follow procedures for minor injuries such as cuts, grazes and bruises, and organise games.

Contract term: term time only - 12pm - 13pm Monday to Friday

FTC until 31.08.2024

Commitment to safeguarding

HEART Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and therefore operates no restrictive policies in relation to age, sex or creed.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated as per statutory guidance.

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About Shortstown Primary School

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

Shortstown Primary opened in September 2013 and boosts fantastic new, state-of-the-art facilities. Through the benefit of its excellent Pre-school provision it is able to take children from the age of 2 through to 11 years.

Shortstown Primary is an inclusive school which has a positive impact on children’s learning and achievement through high expectations in a creative and motivating environment. The school believes that every child truly does matter and as a result has an unrelenting focus on raising standards in all aspects of school life so that each student can develop their talents and be the best they can be.

Shortstown was rated as a Good school following an Ofsted visit in 2013; its Pre-school received an Outstanding grading. Curriculum is planned around creative activities which promote learning, personal growth and development. It includes not only the formal requirements of the National Curriculum but also a range of extra-curricular activities to enrich the experiences of the children. It also includes the ‘hidden curriculum’, or what students learn from the way they are treated and expected to behave.

Shortstown Primary aims to teach children how to grow into positive, responsible people who can work and cooperate with others while developing knowledge and skills so that they achieve their true potential.

As a Lead Literacy School, Peter Pan Teaching school partner and an Excellence Partner with Bedford University and Bedford College, Shortstown Primary supports a number of individuals through their training programmes. It also supports Hertford University and the Develop Group for school based work placements.

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