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Midday Meals Supervisor - Part-time

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-150-S
  • Posted:17/05/2024
  • Pay:KR3 £22,080 pro rata (£11.44 per hour)
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:17/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:24th June 2024

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Are you a caring, enthusiastic person who is looking for an opportunity to bring your experience to an outstanding staff team at Chilton Primary School? If so, you could be just the person we need to join our dedicated Midday Meals Supervising team.  We currently have a vacancy for a Midday Meals Supervisor.

You will be required to help set up the dining hall and supervise pupils during the meal time period, minimising disruption, ensuring their wellbeing and maintaining their safety within school guidelines and policies.  An understanding of the importance of the need for safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all pupils within the school and upholding the school's policies and procedures, in regards to child protection and safeguarding, is an essential requirement for the role. 

Whilst experience is not a necessity, a genuine interest in children is - you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work; you must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child within a creative and innovative school setting.  

The ideal candidate will

  • Be able to use initiative to deal with any issues that arise and adapt to situations accordingly
  • Have a keen interest in learning and a willingness to engage in training
  • A high level of motivation, enthusiasm and a positive 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 play activities
  • A positive rapport with colleagues and children

They will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a team that will play an integral role in the building of an outstanding and unique school.

Please note that this role will include periods of working outside, all year round.

Closing date: Midday, 17th June 2024

Position to start: 1st September 2024

Hours: 5 hours per week, term time only

Pay Scale KR3: £22,080 pro rata (actual salary approx. £2,500 per annum)

The Viking Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 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). 

The Viking Academy Trust is an inclusive and accessible employer, we are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Viking Academy Trust also embraces and cultivates an inclusive, equitable and respectful workplace. We welcome colleagues with different backgrounds, perspectives and capabilities.

Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

At Viking, we make sure that our ultimate focus and core purpose remains excellent teaching and learning for every child. Our teaching is progressive and adaptive and we strive for the best outcomes for all. We invest time and training into our staff so that they can invest their skills and expertise into our children.

For children to thrive, they need to feel that they belong. Our people and our environments are warm and welcoming. Every member of our staff invests in building strong relationships with children and getting to know children well means we can focus on equity of opportunity.

This means that we can prioritise social and emotional learning along with the academic as we know that children need to learn how to be resilient, to have healthy and safe relationships and to face the world with problem solving skills.

We nurture children to become responsible citizens, ready to face the modern world and to make the most of their every potential both academically and socially. At Viking schools, we have high standards and expectations and we know how to support children to reach them.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Leonie Roke, HR Assistant
  • Address:Chilton Primary School,
    Chilton Lane,
    Ramsgate ,
    CT11 0LQ
  • Telephone: 01843597695
  • Email: HRA@vikingacademytrust.com



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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.