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Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant (2 posts) - Joseph Turner Primary School

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Powis Avenue, Tipton. West Midlands. DY4 0RN
Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £4,023 to £4,090 per annum
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

Job Details

Joseph Turner Primary School is eager to appoint a confident Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant. The candidate should have experience of working with primary aged children.

We are looking for:

▪  Applicants who have the patience to work with young children.

▪  An enthusiastic and dedicated person who will encourage and engage with the children during lunchtime.

▪ Willingness to organise games and activities in line with the school’s policy for enrichment activities.

▪ Applicants who are able to work as part of team, forming positive relationships with adults and pupils.

▪ Supervising of children before and after their lunch and playground duty.

You should be able to work flexibly and be adaptable, as every day is different and everyone works as a team to ensure that lunchtime runs smoothly and safely. You will work alongside our experience lunchtime team.

Joseph Turner is a friendly community school with welcoming staff, who have our children at the heart of everything we do.

This permanent post is for 7.5 hours per week (1.5 hours a day Term Time Only). Monday to Friday 11.40 am to 1:10 pm.

Sandwell council and Joseph Turner Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE.

Informal visits are encouraged and expected. Requests to visit the school can be emailed to Please include your name and contact number.

Application forms, Job Descriptions and Personnel Specification can be viewed and downloaded from the Sandwell Council website or

Completed Application forms can be emailed to

or sent to:

Mrs Laura Collins, Head Teacher, Joseph Turner Primary School, Powis Avenue, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0RN

The closing date for application forms is Monday 24th June at 12.00pm

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th June 2024 (Please make sure you are available on this date)

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received


7.5 hours per week, term time only


Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £4,023 to £4,090 per annum (£11.79 to £11.98 per hour plus a Living Wage supplement to £12.00 per hour, payable from 1 April 2024)


Powis Avenue, Tipton. West Midlands. DY4 0RN

Contract Type:


Closing Date:

Monday 24th June at 12.00pm


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