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Lunchtime Supervisors & Senior Lunchtime Supervisor

Birmingham City Council
Deanery Church of England Primary School Fox Hollies Road Sutton New Hall Sutton Coldfield B76 2RD
£3,555 to £3,613 and £6,565 to £6,673
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

Job Details

Start date: 2 September 2024

Hours per week: 6.5 and 12, Term time only

Deanery Church of England Primary School
Fox Hollies Road
Sutton New Hall
Sutton Coldfield
B76 2RD
Telephone number: 0121 351 6441

Contact email:

Contract type: Permanent  

We are a high achieving friendly school with well-behaved children who are keen to learn. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our lunchtime team from 11.45am each day.

Do you enjoy working with primary age children?
Can you remember the games you enjoyed playing as a child?
Are you calm, creative and resourceful?

We lead fun, safe activities for the children at lunchtime, in addition to supervision and first aid duties around the school. Training will be provided.

Senior Lunchtime Supervisor
Grade 2 (SCP3 to 4) £6,565 to £6,673 per annum plus £257.26 allowance
12 hours per week, term time only

We are looking to appoint a Senior Lunchtime Supervisor who will be responsible for the effective running of lunchtime supervision across the whole of the school.

This will involve:

  • preparing and delivering structured play activities
  • monitoring and resolving behaviour issues during and after lunchtime
  • creation of rotas and ensuring safety of children
  • running and communicating with an effective team
  • performance management as a team leader of other lunchtime staff

Applications are invited from candidates who have the ability to lead and participate in safe and creative play and have an understanding of working with and caring for children from the ages 4-11.

Interviews Wednesday 17 July 2024

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016). Therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  

How to apply

For further details and an application form, please contact the school office or the school website.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.


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