Bilston Church of England Primary School is a two form entry school, with a full complement of 420 children. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a friendly and supportive staff. We can offer you children that are enthusiastic to learn and opportunities for professional development.Description of PostTo work under the instruction/guidance of a Senior Lunchtime Supervisor. Hours are fixed within the period 12.00 – 1.30pm, plus half an hour per week as directed. Liaison with staff in school also forms an essential element to the role of Lunchtime Supervisor.In addition to those professional responsibilities which are common to all support staff in the school, the postholder’s key accountability will be for the care and welfare of children during the lunch hour period. Links to The Every Child Matters Agenda are also important:• Be Healthy• Stay Safe• Enjoy and achieve• Make a positive contribution• Achieve economic well-beingDuties and responsibilities• Safe supervision of pupils during lunch period.• Supervise washing of hands prior to eating / entering Dining Hall• Control of dinner queue• Supervise pupils eating meals• Ensuring crockery, cutlery, trays, leftovers are returned by pupils to disposal and collection points• Offering play activities in the playground and inside if wet• Dealing with accidents in the playground• Keeping pupils out of building when they should be outside at lunchtime• Reporting misdemeanours to a superiorAny other duties as directed by the Senior Supervisor or HeadTeacherExperience of working with childrenExperience of working with children in a school lunchtime settingGood communication skillsAbility to meet children’s needsAwareness of Health & Safety / SafeguardingWork on initiativeEnthusiasmHonestTeam playerFlexibleGood health & attendanceSense of humourPromote a Christian ethosThis offer is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical checks and enhanced DBS checks.We are committed to encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. Selection for employment will be on the basis of aptitude and ability, as such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.