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Midday Supervisory Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Sturry CE Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3128-119S
  • Posted:20/03/2023
  • Pay:KR3 (£19,293 FTE)
  • Start Date:TBC(subject to DBS being returned)
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC (subject to references)


Sturry CE Primary School have a fantastic, part time opportunity!

We are looking for a Midday Meals Supervisor to join our school community. The model of established Stour Academy Trust schools is to employ MDMS to assist children in the dinner, and focus on establishing the Trust family dining’ ethos.  The main responsibility is to supervise the children during meal times to ensure they are enjoying a nutritious lunch in a safe and happy environment.

The role also involves putting out dining tables, a cutlery set and beakers in time for the start of the lunch period, ensuring there are sufficient settings for the number of pupils eating that day. The role may also require some cleaning duties.

To work as a lunchtime supervisor, the following skills are desirable:

  • enjoyment of working with children
  • patience
  • the ability to stay calm
  • good communication skills
  • the ability to work as part of a team


Lunchtime supervisors must also be aware of their responsibility under child protection legislation (training will be provided) and report any concerns of possible abuse of a child to the head teacher.


  • Term time only role
  • Monday - Friday 11:45am - 1:15pm each day.
  • The salary will be a pro-rata KR3 - approximately £3583
  • Start date is 2nd September 2021

For more information about our school, please visit our website and Facebook pages

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

Information about the school

Sturry CE Primary School is a popular two form entry school on the outskirts of Canterbury, Kent.

The school is a member of The Stour Academy Trust, a forwarding thinking Multi Academy Trust of primary schools that are transforming that way that children learn in order to better prepare them for the 21st century.

For more information, please visit the school’s website: www.sturry.kent.sch.uk

For more information about The Stour Academy Trust, please visit the Trust website: www.thestouracademytrust.org.uk

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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 Education.