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Midday Meals Supervisor - Term Time

Canterbury Road Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2254-166S
  • Posted:20/09/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wk beg. 16th October


We are seeking a Midday Meals Supervisor to work every day in term time except staff training days. This role is for one hour a day which will fall within the time frame 11.45am-1pm.  The exact timing will depend on which class you are placed in.  The Midday Meals Supervisor team are very experienced and friendly and will welcome you.  Training will be given. 

A Midday Meals Supervisor (MMS) has sole charge of a class during the lunch break.  They assist the children to open packets of food or use a knife and fork and they clear tables and plates.  They supervise the children whilst playing, encouraging co-operation and ensuring children are safe and happy.

You must be patient, calm and able to think on their feet.  You must be vigilant at all times and work well in a team. You must be able to interact with children on their level and be firm but kind.

You will provide consistency and routine and carry out minor first aid.  You must be sensitive to children's  needs but also ensure that routines are followed.  You must be adaptable and be able to respond quickly to changing situations. The ideal candidate will have experience of working with or supervising children.

The successful candidate will have to be committed to the safeguarding of children and work to engage with appropriate training to support this.

It is essental that in your application, you describe how your experience and skills match this job.  Explain what you have done that makes you a good candidate for these roles so that I can see why you are suitable for the job. 

This post is unsuitable for parents/carers of children in this school. 

Information about the school

Canterbury Road Primary School is a one form entry primary school close to Sittingbourne town centre and within easy reach of the M2, M20 and the train station.

We have interested, curious children who love to learn and enjoy coming to school. Our children make excellent progress from their start points and progress & attainment are above national levels at KS2 as they move into their secondary education. We have highly skilled staff who are committed to the development of the whole child and a have an unwavering focus on all pupils achieving their best.

We are very well resourced and have committed staff dedicated to our children and their families.

Please contact Timothy Pye, headteacher@canterbury-road.kent.sch.uk for further details.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 423818


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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.