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Midday Meal Supervisor (HNF) - the Oaks Infant School, Sittingbourne - Term Time

Our Community Multi Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F81-132-S
  • Posted:28/03/2023
  • Pay:KR2
  • Start Date:11/05/2023
  • App Close Date:16/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20/04/2023

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This is a fabulous opportunity for a dedicated and organised person to join the school team at The Oaks which is part of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Midday Meals Supervisor to join the school’s successful lunchtime team. This role may be suitable for professionals with experience of working with children in a school or early years setting who are looking for a new challenge however we encourage anyone to apply who feels they have the necessary skills and abilities to fulfil the role.

The Oaks Infant School is one of ten schools within Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are an infant school with 324 pupils on our roll. We have a strong belief and ethos regarding early childhood development and pedagogy. The heart of our ethos is about celebrating the uniqueness of each child and ensuring a truly creative, inspiring and child-led approach intertwined with the high expectations set through our curriculum

Our Community Multi Academy Trust believe that our people are our biggest asset.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in an excellent school and to contribute to its growth and development
  • Children who enjoy learning and having fun at lunchtime
  • A stable and committed staff team determined to give our children the best possible opportunities
  • A supportive and committed board of trustees
  • Work within a growing Trust who fully believe in the professional development of their staff.

The successful candidate will have:  

  • a kind, caring and nurturing disposition
  • an ability to develop positive, meaningful and productive relationships with pupils
  • knowledge and understanding of a variety of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • a commitment to working within a supportive and collaborative team where we are passionate about supporting the children to have a successful lunchtime 
  • respect for confidentiality and the potential sensitivities of working in a school
  • be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification as a minimum

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

Our Community MAT is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Applications to be made via Kent Teach.

For further information about the role, please contact Jenny Wynn (Head of School), via telephone on 01795 423619, or admin@oaks.kent.sch.uk.

Information about the trust

At the heart of Our Community Multi Academy Trust’s vision is a belief in educational excellence enabling all children to develop and thrive academically, socially, culturally and spiritually in the safest environments possible.

We believe that it takes an entire educational community to prepare every child to be the model citizens of tomorrow by equipping our children with the key skills and attributes required for an ever-evolving global society.

Children are at the front and centre of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. A child gets one chance of a primary education. Our role is to ensure that our children make the most of every opportunity by enabling our schools to aspire to and achieve the highest standards of education and care.

Our Community Multi Academy Trust is a church majority MAT comprising four Church of England Primary schools; two small village primary schools; a 1 form entry primary school; a 1.5 form entry primary school; a 3-form entry infant school; and a 3-form entry junior school. The Acorns Centre, a specialist resource provision for children with speech and language difficulties is shared by the infant and junior school.

As a Trust, we believe staff wellbeing is of high importance and we want all members of our team to feel appreciated and supported. We also offer access to rewards, benefits and discounts.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Rannard
  • Address:C/O Lynsted & Norton Primary School,
    Lynsted Lane,
    ME9 0RL
  • Telephone: 07591 203164
  • Email: trusthr@ocmat.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 Legislation.