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Midday Meals Supervisor (Maternity Leave Cover) - Part-time

Richmond Primary School , Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-2090-161S
  • Posted:06/06/2023
  • Pay:KR3 (£20,103 FTE)
  • Start Date:Maternity Leave Cover TBA (subject to DBS)
  • App Close Date:26/06/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC (subject to references)


Richmond Academy have a fantastic, part time opportunity to support our children at lunchtime. Please visit our website to find out what life is like at Richmond everyday, or better yet come and visit us!

We are looking for a Midday Meals Supervisor to join our team. 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 in the dining hall and supervising children on the playground.

To work as a midday meals 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 responsibilities 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 (38 weeks per year)
  • Monday - Friday, 11:45am - 1:15pm each day.
  • The salary will be a pro-rata KR3 - approximately £3430 which includes 5 weeks holiday pay
  • Start date is January 2023 (please note on the first day you will be required to attend earlier in the day to undertake induction tasks and safeguarding training)

For more information about our school, please visit our website or feel free to call the office to discus the role further: 01795 662891

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

Richmond Academy is a large 2 form entry Primary School in Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey. Richmond was inspected by Ofsted in November 2022 and received a Good judgement in every single inspection category with a Good rating overall. Richmond has also been named as a Microsoft Showcase School for 2022-23 – a prestigious achievement, with only hundreds of schools around the world achieving the accolade each year.

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.richmond.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.