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Midday Meals Supervisor - Part-time

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-3917-266S
  • Posted:23/11/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:ASAP pending paperwork
  • App Close Date:06/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 14 December


We are seeking to appoint a Midday Meals Supervisor (MMS) to join our team to support children at lunchtime. The role requires the supervision of, and interaction with, pupils across the school to ensure their wellbeing, safety and an enjoyable dining and lunchtime experience.

The post is for 7.5 hours per week. You will be required to work from 12.00pm to 13.30pm, Monday to Friday, Term Time only (38 weeks per year). The pay scale is set at Kent Range 3 (£19,293 for a full-time post) with an actual salary of approximately £3,291 per annum. In addition the postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade.

Verification of qualifications will be required before employment can commence so please do not declare any qualifications unless you can produce the original certificate. 

A formal interview will take place with a panel comprising the MMS line manager and a member of the HR Team.

CVs will not be accepted so please complete the application form in full and explain how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the role.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on the school website. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service, a check against the ISA Barred List for children, two satisfactory references and right to work in the UK documentation. All new employees to the School, including those with previous local government service, will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

All applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to complete a Criminal Record Self-disclosure form prior to interview.

If applicants have not been contacted by Monday 12 December they have been unsuccessful with their application.


Information about the school

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a ‘Good’ school as recognised in our latest Ofsted inspection (March 2018). The inspection found that staff ‘have an unwavering commitment and determination to provide the best possible experiences for all pupils in a happy, calm and aspirational environment’.

We are a large four form entry school to the west of Margate with approximately 750 pupils. We aim to provide a caring, exciting and inclusive learning environment where every child and family really matters with a focus on raising standards alongside the development of the whole child. The school’s values are Perseverance, Aspiration, Respect and Teamwork and all children are familiar with these. The most recent Ofsted visit noted that the values ‘pervade every aspect of the school’s work’, and we are proud that is the case.

We are a school with a Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) for Physically Disabled pupils, a KS1 and KS2 satellite class from Foreland Fields School and a further SRP for pupils with Autism.

We are a part of an established Cooperative Trust (Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust), working with Bromstone Primary School, Parkside Community Primary School and St Mildred’s Primary Infant School. We work closely within our Trust to improve all aspects of our practice, including CPD and support for ECTs. We are also proud to be part of a Federation between our school and Parkside Community Primary School in Canterbury.

Our large site comprises of a KS2 and a KS1 building, three large playgrounds and a school field and we continue to invest heavily in our outdoor learning environment which includes an inclusive play area and sports courts.

We inspire, respect and celebrate achievement and diversity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 298648


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.