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Midday Meals Supervisor - Part-time

Sholden CEP School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3358-116S
  • Posted:23/03/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 21st April 2023


We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic person with an interest in engaging children in playground activities. 

The post is temporary for 6hrs 40mins per week, term time only, for 6 months from 17/04/23.

We looking to recruit an additional member of staff to provide engaging sports and play activities during the lunch hour. The suitable applicant will be able to work with a range of pupils from Year R up to Year 6.  If you think you can engage and enthuse the children to participate in physical or creative activities, then you could be just the person we need to join our dedicated Midday Meals Supervising team. 

You will be required to engage with children by providing a varied selection of sports and active play opportunities during their lunch time, ensuring their wellbeing and maintaining their safety within school guidelines and policies. Please note that this role will include periods of working outside all year round.

Whilst experience is not a necessity, a genuine interest in children, sport and/or other activities is.  You will need to be able to engage and understand children, to motivate and enthuse them, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. You will need to prepare and deliver activities for the children to engage in

The ideal candidate will

  • Assist in the delivery of multi-sports and/or play activities during lunchtime under the direction of the Class Teacher
  • Be able to use initiative to deal with any issues that arise and adapt to situations accordingly
  • Be able to plan fun and interesting activities during the lunch period eg sports, drama, games, crafts
  • Have a keen interest in learning and a willingness to engage in training
  • A high level of motivation, enthusiasm and a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills enabling effective communication with children and colleagues
  • An awareness of how to ensure the safeguarding of our children
  • A current First Aid certificate or the willingness to train
  • A capacity to show initiative when encouraging children to engage in sports and play activities
  • A positive rapport with colleagues and children

  You will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a team and support the class teacher to encourage and promote activities at lunchtime eg sports, drama, games, crafts
  • Train and engage in continued professional development

Informal visits are welcome, after school and socially distancing; please telephone or email office@sholdenprimary.org.uk to arrange this.


Information about the school

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a delightful small, church primary school located on the outskirts of Deal. We have 4 classes, 3 of which are mixed year groups and approximately 105 pupils on roll. We have wonderful, hard working and well behaved pupils, a dedicated team of professionals to lead them and a welcoming school community.

The school prides itself on being a church school with 5 specific values (Kindness, Courage, Peace, Love and Forgiveness) based on the fundamental beliefs in one God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Anglican tradition.

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a member of DEALT (Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 374852


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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.