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  • Job start date

    6 May 2024

  • Closing date

    27 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.60 Hourly

Midday Supervisor job summary

St Edmund's Catholic Primary School

St Mary's Street


Grade: Point 2



HOURS: HOURS: 7.5 hours per week 11.45am-1.15pm


Supervise pupils under the direction of the Headteacher/Deputy or Senior Midday Supervisor, to ensure the safety and well being of pupils and the adherence with school procedures while in play areas, the dining room, classrooms or in transit between schools where appropriate.


Under Direction:

1.1 Supervision of children in all areas of the school, including the dining room, play areas, classroom – as directed by either the Senior Midday Supervisor of the Headteacher in order to ensure the safety and good behaviour of children.

1.2 Supervision of children during the meal to ensure that a good atmosphere is maintained. Encourage good eating habits and assisting younger children where necessary.

1.3 The maintenance of good order at all times to ensure school standards are adhered to.

1.4 General assistance in the dining area as necessary, e.g. wiping up spillages to ensure a safe and ordered environment is maintained at all times.

1.5 Supervision of movement of pupils to and from dining room in order to ensure the safety and well being of the pupils.



Not necessary as long as you have worked with children before

and Training

Safeguarding etc other training given

Knowledge and Skills

Empathy with children;

Able to exert authority and give directions/instruction in a confident manner;

Able to communicate with children and adults;

Knowledge of school standards and procedures;

Knowledge of health and safety regulations within a school environment, Basic Health and Safety Training, plus awareness of how to obtain information on children’s allergies or asthma, etc and how to use epipens, etc;




General Information

  • The job descriptions details the main outcomes required and should only be updated to reflect major changes that impact on the outcomes of the job
  • All work performed/duties undertaken must be carried out in accordance with relevant Trust, department and school’s policies and procedures, within legislation, and with regard to the needs of our customers and the diverse community we serve.
  • Job holders will be expected to be flexible in their duties and carry out any other duties commensurate with the grade and falling within the general scope of the job, as requested by management.

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 Edmund's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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