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Midday Meals Supervisor - Part-time

High Halden Church of England Primary School , Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3139-116S
  • Posted:14/11/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:01/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a Midday Meals Supervisor to work from 11:30am-14:00pm, Monday to Friday (term time only). This is a temporary vacancy initally to August, with the possibility of extending further. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Washing utensils, plates and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately.
  • Having regards to quantity required for the number of children
  • To maintain a clean, hygienic and well-organised working environment in the kitchen
  • To maintain accurate and update records relevant to the kitchen – eg fridge temperatures
  • Having regard to individual dietary requirements ensuring that all children are provided with appropriate meals to meet their needs
  • To maintain high levels of communication with regard to all kitchen issues
  • To keep up-to-date with all food related issues which may affect the catering industry
  • To support the school’s commitment to safeguarding children in all aspects.
  • To liaise with other professionals as appropriate eg OFSTED and Environmental Health
  • To have a clear knowledge of and adhere to all health & safety regulations
  • To attend meetings as required and participate in training opportunities and performance development
  • To undertake any duties set to you by the management team that will assist in the day-to-day running of the school
  • Supervising children, alongside the school staff
  • Assisting and encouraging the children to eat their lunchtime meal,

Qualifications and Skills

In order to be considered for the role, you will need:

  • A passionate and positive attitude
  • Some catering expereince. 
  • A relevant Food and Hygiene qualification (desired but not essential as training can be provided)
  • First Aid training (again, desired but training can be provided). 

High Halden School is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore all appointments are subject to receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), as well as appropriate references.


Information about the school

High Halden Church of England Primary School is a small, friendly school which has served the local community since 1868. We have a team of dedicated and committed teachers, support staff and governors and a strong relationship with our local church and community. The behaviour and attitudes displayed by our pupils are very good and we work closely with parents to provide the best possible opportunities for our children. We are proud of our positive and caring ethos through which all our pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential.

Our School Vision At High Halden we take pride in creating a nurturing environment where our community of learners are valued as individuals. Through God’s love, rich experiences and a sense of belonging, all will make strong roots to grow, flourish and bear fruit.

Our Christian Values

Generosity Respect ❤ Wisdom Trust Hope

Our vision and associated values are theologically centred on the Bible narrative ‘The Vine and the Branches’

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit (John 15:5).

Rooted in God, we grow together.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233)850656


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.