Lunchtime Supervisor Posts

Position: Lunchtime Supervisor
Contract Type: Part Time
Job Location: Mayfield School
Term Time: Term Time only

Education Impact Academy Trust

Based across our Mayfield School sites at Heathfield Road B19 1HJ and Wheeler Street B19 2EP

Grade 2 Part time roles available for 7.5 hours per week Monday to Friday – Term Time Only


To assist the Senior Leadership Team to supervise pupils during the school’s lunchtime break.  This supervision includes the washing of hands, toilet management, entry of pupils into the dining room, general help during the serving of meals, assisting pupils at the table, feeding individual pupils, general training in table manners and close supervision and involvement in activities in the playground or classroom.  Flexibility is an essential part of the job.

The person must be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person. They also must be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all.


Ensuring that pupils wash their hands and attend to necessary toilet management requirements before and after lunch.

Helping pupils with the proper use of cutlery and the cutting up of food where necessary.

Working in partnership with other members of staff to implement feeding programmes.

Assisting pupils with scraping plates and cleaning tables when lunch is completed.

Clearing up spillages, as they occur, in the dining rooms.

Referring any accidents or ill pupils to the school nurses.

Reporting any concerns to the relevant class teacher or member of staff with responsibility for co-ordination of lunchtime supervisors

Being in charge of a group of pupils in the playground or in the hall/classrooms, according to the weather.

Communicating effectively to class based staff before and after lunch-time

Engage students in relevant activities

Observe and follow all safeguarding procedures

Work effectively as part of a team

Undertaking relevant in-service training in response to the needs of the pupils to which they are assigned.  This could include knowledge of medical conditions, lifting and handling, communication issues and appropriate play activities in relation to pupils’ age and ability.

Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Leadership Team

We have roles available in either sites (Heathfield Road and Wheeler Street)

Job Type:  Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours:  7.5 per week 1.5 hours per day (11.35 a.m. to 1.05 p.m) Term time only

Salary Scale: Hourly rate £9.92 – £10.53

( £3393 to £3684 per year )

Benefits: On-site parking

Schedule: Monday to Friday (Term Time Only)

Education Impact Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment procedures.

All the above posts are covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for these roles. Please note Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be paid by the successful candidate (approx. £52).

If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Safeguarding Statement:

Education Impact Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Please note, this list is not exhaustive.

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