Lunchtime Supervisor

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  • Estcourt Primary Academy
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  • Required for March 2020
    Application Closes: 27/01/2020
    Interview Date: Week commencing 03.02.20
    Job Length: Temporary until 31.08.20
  • Post Is Part Time
    Weeks of work: 38
    Days of work: 5
    Hours of work: 7.5
  • Post: Lunchtime Supervisor
    Salary: B 3 - £18,065.00 to B 3 - £18,065.00 Pro-rata
    Responsible to: Head of Academy
About Delta Academies Trust

Purpose of the job:

Estcourt Primary Academy is looking to appoint a Lunchtime Supervisor to actively supervise the pupils in the dining room, playground and throughout the academy premises during the lunchtime period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their career within a supportive cluster of academies, where collaboration is key, as we strive for excellence for our children. The academy has a clear vision for improvement and a team that is absolutely committed to ensuring that we meet these high aspirations. Ofsted judged our academy ‘Good’ in February 2017.

This opportunity is for an ambitious individual open to innovation, a commitment to professional development and one who has the aspiration to work with like-minded people. We are looking for an individual who has the experiences of the children at the heart of their thinking and the desire to make a real difference for the pupils in our community. You will join a group of professionals who are determined to develop the academy into the very best it can be, contributing in innovate ways to develop our curriculum and extended provision.

We look forward to you joining our dedicated and supportive team.

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact Tricia Maguire on 01482 224336 if you would like to arrange a visit.



  • To support the welfare, health and safety of pupils at designated times.
  • To promote and foster good relationships between pupils.
  • To challenge inappropriate behaviour and to provide pupils with boundaries of acceptable behaviour.
  • To identify any causes of concern displayed by pupils and to report these to the Senior Lunchtime Supervisor or Teacher where appropriate.
  • To arrange for first aid to be administered.
  • To oversee the cleanliness of dining areas e.g. clean up spillages and ensuring earing areas are hygienic.
  • To be aware of and work in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018, including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.
  • To understand and comply with the statutory guidance regarding safeguarding of children, ensuring the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare at all times, reporting any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Officer immediately.
  • To comply with the Trust and academy’s policies and procedures at all times.

To undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation. 

The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the academy’s policies and procedures including Child Protection Procedures and Equal Opportunities Policy, Information Security Policies, Financial Regulations and Standing Orders, the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent health and safety legislation.

This job description may be subject to change, following consultation between the post holder and the Academy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

Experience and Knowledge

Key: A = Application, I = Interview And Assessment, R = Reference, C = Certificate


  • Willing to adapt to new situations and respond appropriately at short notice
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Working with children
  • Basic literacy/record keeping skills
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Ability to lead children
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Commitment to self and team development
  • A good sense of humour
  • Able to maintain a safe, calm and happy ethos
  • A commitment to abide by and promote the Academy’s Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies
  • A professional responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people
  • The post holder will require an enhanced DBS


  • Appropriate knowledge of first aid
  • Lunchtime duty work