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  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 7.5 hours a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,366 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for


The professional competencies expected of a Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) are:

  • The ability to communicate clearly and tactfully using appropriate methods and

an awareness of the impact of your own communication on others;

  • Able to maintain positive relationships with all and able to work as an effective and

flexible part of a team; willing to change methods of work and routines to benefit

the team;

  • Be able to multi-task and work under pressure;
  • Be flexible and resilient in managing and executing their daily responsibilities;
  • Able to demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills;
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for your own actions;
  • The ability to prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and accept challenges;
  • Ability to follow organisation policies e.g. behaviour management
  • Ability to de-escalate challenging situations

The qualifications and experience required of a Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) are:

  • Desirable: previous experience working with young people
  • Desirable: previous experience working in a school environment
  • Desirable: safeguarding training
  • Desirable: first aid qualification
  • Desirable: fire marshal


Specific Responsibilities

A non-exhaustive list of specific responsibilities for the role is below and you will be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities as may reasonably be required.

  • Supervise children in the main eating areas of the school, including the dining hall in order to ensure the safety and good behaviour of the children;
  • Supervise the children during the meal to ensure that a good atmosphere is maintained;
  • Maintain good order at all times to ensure that school standards are adhered to;
  • Assist generally in the dining area e.g. Wiping up spillages to ensure a safe and ordered environment is maintained at all times;
  • Supervise the movement of children to and from the dining room in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the pupils;
  • Set up and clear away the tables and chairs in the dining room;
  • Follow the school procedures when dealing with poor behaviour
  • Refer any concerns regarding the safeguarding of children to the designated person or alternate;
  • Report any first aid concerns or needs to the office
  • Undertake other similar activities that may fall within the grade and scope of the post as directed by the Assistant Business Support Manager

What the school offers its staff

LGPS Pension, Sodexo Benefits, Care First EAP, Free Refreshments, On-site Parking

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Framingham Earl High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
789 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Phone number

Framingham Earl High School has over 100 staff dedicated to providing a First-Class education. The school prides itself in delivering education through strong academic lessons and a nurturing ethos which encapsulates a wide range of community and co-curricular links. The school’s most recent Ofsted in 2022 demonstrated the school has an “ambitious curriculum” and that “teachers make appropriate adaptations to support pupils, including those with SEND, to achieve well”, resulting in a rating of “Good”. GCSE results in 2022 saw the school achieve higher than the national average across a variety of subjects.

Framingham Earl High School holds a range of awards including School of Sanctuary status - this is in recognition of our work to ensure an inclusive and educative environment about difference.

Framingham Earl High School is a member of the Sapientia Education Trust (SET). SET is an expanding multi-academy trust with 10 primary and 7 secondary schools.

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