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Midday Supervisor - Part-time

Cygnus Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F48-74-S
  • Posted:10/05/2024
  • Pay:BEX04 / NJC 3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:23/05/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:3rd June 2024


Post Title:  Midday Meals Supervisor

School:  Gravel Hill Primary School 

Contract Type:  Permanent 

Contract Hours: 5 hours per week 

Working Pattern:  Monday to Friday term time only 

Grade: BEX 04/ NJC 3

Salary:  Actual Salary £3,054 (FTE £26,238)

Position start Date:  As soon as possible 

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date):  

Interview Date: 3rd June 2024

Lunchtimes are a really important part of the day for children at Gravel Hill.  Our midday supervisors organise a range of team games and a variety of physical activities to keep children entertained and engaged throughout the lunch period.  We are looking for a motivational, enthusiastic, and energetic person to join our team of skilled midday supervisors as soon as possible.  Experience is not essential as training will be provided for the right person.

join our team of skilled midday supervisors as soon as possible.  Experience is not essential as training will be provided for the right person.

 Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

 For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01322 521343.

Gravel Hill Primary School

Gravel Hill Primary School is a popular two-form entry primary school in the centre of Bexleyheath. At Gravel Hill, our values of confidence, aspiration, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything that we do.  Our school has a vibrant feel; we are proud of our happy, welcoming staff team, the positive atmosphere and our strong community links.  We have invested in every aspect of the school to ensure that all areas are very well resourced. Technology is at the centre of every classroom.  Our extensive grounds promote outdoor learning and our newly designed early years area provides the best possible start for our youngest children. The exciting, innovative and progressive curriculum at Gravel Hill ensures that our children leave with necessary skills, knowledge and attributes to become learners for life.

 For further information about the school, please visit www.gravelhillschool.co.uk

We offer:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Employee support services.
  • Effective CPD opportunities
  • Collaborative working with other schools
  • Excellent ICT facilities
  • Opportunities for flexible working


Information about the trust

Cygnus Academies Trust

Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

We offer:

Teachers Pension Scheme Employee support services. Effective CPD opportunities Collaborative working with other schools Excellent ICT facilities Opportunities for flexible working Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Additional Information

  • References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.
  • Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.
  • Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.
  • The Child Protection Policy can be found on the school website.
  • The Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on the Trust website

This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Office
  • Address:Cygnus Academies Trust,
    C/O Manor Community Primary School,
    Keary Road,
    DA10 0BU
  • Telephone: 01322 224 201
  • Email: office@manor.kent.sch.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.