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Lunchtime Supervisors – Temporary

  • Ushaw Moor, County Durham, England
  • Temporary / part time
  • Linh Pook
  • £9.36 - £9.36

Seven Education is looking for two Lunchtime Supervisor to work as a temporary member of staff within an established and popular primary school in Durham from September.


  • To be responsible for the supervision and control of pupils during lunch time.
  • To support school behaviour management by supervising areas of the school during lunchtimes and providing activities to divert pupils from engaging in unruly or antisocial behaviour.
  • The post holder will be responsible for the safety, welfare, and good behaviour of pupils during lunchtime.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the washing of hands of pupils.
  • Supervise entry/exit into/from the dining hall by the pupils.
  • Assist pupils during the meal service.
  • Ensure pupils maintain high standards of behaviour, reporting any cases of misbehaviour, especially bullying, as appropriate.
  • Clear up all spillages during mealtime promptly.
  • Assist in wiping up tables, chairs when necessary at end of the meal.
  • To supervise and organise play for the pupils during the lunch break.
  • Initiate games and activities, whilst maintaining broad supervision.
  • Supervise children and actively promote a healthy lifestyle, including during the daily ‘Silver Mile’
  • To deal with incidents of unruly behaviour following the school behaviour policy.
  • To attend any training courses relevant to the post (such as first aid and safeguarding), ensuring continuing, personal, and professional development.
  • To work well within a team.
  • To abide by the school policies and procedures, including equality procedures at all times.

General requirements and Skills

  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to offer reliability and punctuality.
  • Ability to demonstrate common sense and initiative.
  • Ability to be firm but fair at all times.
  • Willingness to maintain confidentiality on all school matters
  • Willingness to interact and play with the children on the playground
  • To undertake additional or other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post and as directed and deemed suitable by the Head Teacher

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: First Aid Certificate, Food Hygiene Certificate and Child Protection Level 1 – desirable.
  • Experience: 1+ year working with children aged 3-11 years.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK and Enhanced DBS check.
  • References: 2 years written references.
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 11:40am – 12:55pm.
  • Pay: £9.36 Per hour, paid via umbrella company.

Working with Seven Education:

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