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Lead Midday Meals Supervisor - Term Time

Westlands Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-3912-202S
  • Posted:05/08/2022
  • Pay:Swale Academies Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:October 2022
  • App Close Date:26/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 5th September 2022


Salary: £6,809 - £7,324 pro rata (£20,045 - £21,563 fte) SAT 5


Term time

15 hours a week

We have an opportunity to appoint an experienced Midday Meals Supervisor to lead the lunchtime provision at Westlands Primary School.

In addition to undertaking daily Midday Meals Supervisor duties themselves, the successful candidate will lead our established team of caring, patient and enthusiastic staff who supervise the children’s lunch and make playtime an exciting and enjoyable experience.

The Lead Midday Meals Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • The effective supervision of the school’s pupils during the midday break in and about the premises.
  • Allocating duties to Midday Meals Supervisors and overseeing them accordingly.
  • Creating, planning and rolling out new and inspiring ideas to support lunchtimes.
  • Organising cover for Midday Meals Supervisors who are absent.
  • Meeting termly with a member of Senior Leadership to discuss the lunchtime provision.
  • Being fully aware of and understanding the duties and responsibilities around child protection and safeguarding children.

Westlands Primary School have been part of the Swale Academies Trust since 2010 working closely with other schools in the Trust to ensure that best practice is shared between us for the benefit of all children.

Our classrooms are hives of activity where pupils are engaged in well-planned learning tasks and are able to confidently discuss their ideas with others and in turn, deepen their understanding. Our ambition is to become an Outstanding school – exactly what the pupils at Westlands Primary School deserve.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their skills and be part of a team committed to providing a high quality child care provision. Join us to benefit from:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – local and national retailer discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Louise Monk, louise.monk@swale.at or 01795 470862

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates:  Week Commencing 5th September 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

We are a school that likes to celebrate success at every level. Our children are hard-working, enjoy a challenge and love to learn. We provide a huge array of activities for children to broaden their experiences which you will be able to see through our news and updates on our website and social media feeds. Working in partnership with parents, carers and other key members of the community we work together on the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all.

Westlands Primary School is part of Swale Academies Trust, which is one of the leading Multi Academy Trusts in the south east with a highly effective record in school improvement.

The Trust consists of a group of primary and secondary schools based in Kent, East Sussex and South London. Westlands Primary School was judged ‘Good’ in its last Ofsted inspection in July 2019 and the school continues to improve and develop. The welfare and development of its pupils is at the heart of everything the school does.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss L Bruce - Office Manager
  • Address:Homewood Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1XN
  • Telephone: (01795) 470862
  • Email: liz.bruce@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 477886


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.