Purpose of the job:
Rowena Academy are looking to appoint a Lunchtime Supervisor to join our academy in October 2021. You will actively supervise the pupils in the dining room, playground and throughout the academy premises during the lunchtime period.
Rowena Academy is an “outstanding school where there is a strong emphasis on high quality teamwork, which creates a strong sense of belonging. This is a community where people genuinely care for each other and everyone’s contribution is valued. Everyone contributes to creating an extremely positive environment where children feel happy, secure and keen to learn” (OFSTED).
Rowena Academy is committed to:
- inclusive education with a clear focus on every child reaching their full potential;
- a curriculum which stimulates our pupils’ enjoyment and achievement;
- raising pupil attainment within a caring, supportive learning environment;
- creating a school at the heart of the community.
We are looking for colleagues who will:
- encourage children to have high self-esteem, respecting and caring for themselves and others;
- have a caring and sympathetic disposition;
- have vision, energy, enthusiasm and the determination to make a difference;
- work well with our dedicated and hard-working team of staff.
We can offer:
- children who enjoy coming to school and of whom we are very proud;
- a very supportive team of staff and governors;
- a positive working environment;
- an excellent career opportunity with a commitment from the school to support individual professional development.
Visits to the school are welcomed. To arrange a visit please ring the office on 01709 863109 to make an appointment.
- 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 (A/I)
- Understand the importance of confidentiality (A/I)
- Working with children (A/I)
- Basic literacy/record keeping skills (A/I)
- Ability to relate well to children and adults (A/I)
- Ability to lead children (A/I)
- Ability to work constructively as part of a team (A/I/R)
- Commitment to self and team development (A/I)
- A good sense of humour (I)
- Able to maintain a safe, calm and happy ethos (A/I)
- A commitment to abide by and promote the Academy’s Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies (A/I)
- A professional responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people (A/I)
- The post holder will require an enhanced DBS (C)
- Appropriate knowledge of first aid (C)
- Lunchtime duty work (A/I)