Required to start 5th January 2021 or as soon after this date as possible
2.50 – 7.50 hrs per week
We are seeking to appoint two lunchtime supervisors to assist with the management of lunchtimes within the school. Both posts will involve general support of a class over the lunch period; assisting with eating and clearing up lunches and monitoring safe and appropriate play outside on the playground. Relevant training will be provided for this post.
Timings for lunchtime supervisor posts can vary between 12:00pm to 1.30pm, depending on the current need of supervision within school.
What we are looking for:
- Experience of supervising children as a parent or carer or working with groups of children on a voluntary or paid basis
- Knowledge and understanding of managing behaviour of groups of children
- The value of constructive play opportunities; creative, resourceful and tolerant
- Well organised and able to remain calm under pressure
- Able to communicate well with staff and children
What the role involves:
- PTo be in charge of a group of pupils in the playground, in classrooms and whilst moving around the school
- To actively respond to any incidents of poor behaviour and to take the appropriate action
- To attend to any minor accidents sustained during the lunch hour in accordance with the authority’s procedures
- To attend to and report any pupil who becomes sick or if an accident occurs during the lunch hour
- To see that pupils taking school meals are in the dining room at the required time for lunch
- To see that pupils wash their hands and attend to the necessary toilet requirements before and after lunch
- To help younger pupils with the proper use of cutlery and with cutting up food when necessary
- Confidentiality guidelines must be observed
How you’ll achieve this:
- Initiate games and activities appropriate to the age of children; relate to children on their level.
- Teach play activities to other Midday Supervisors;
- Work as part of a group and individually;
- Inspire trust and confidence in children;
- Encourage high standards of pupil behaviour all times;
- Liaise with parents in a professional manner;
- Observe the boundaries of the role, and respect confidential information;
- Communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to an appropriate standard;
- Recognise behaviour giving cause for concern, and inform teaching staff;
- Examine systems critically, and suggest ways of improving efficiency
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Head Teacher: Mr Mark Ridlinton
Ofsted November 2017 graded GOOD.
St Richard’s CE First School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and all members of staff are expected to share and promote this commitment. A DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required for this post.
Please contact the school by telephone or email for further details and an application form. Tel: 01386 446416, Email: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Monday 7th December at midday
Interviews: Monday 11th December 2020