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Midday Meals Supervisor - Term Time

Delce Academy , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2023-4S
  • Posted:04/06/2024
  • Pay:NJC E1-3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 17:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


Are you a caring, enthusiastic person who is looking for an opportunity to bring your experience to an enthusiastic and nurturing staff team at Delce Academy? If so, you could be just the person we need to join our dedicated Midday Meals Supervising team. 

You will be required to help set up the dining hall and playgrounds with their equipment. You will 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 care 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 kind
  • Have a professional approach and attitude at all times
  • 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 all our children
  • Hold a current first aid certificate or the willingness to train
  • Demonstrate a positive and inclusive attitude towards all pupils and staff
  • 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 upholding our community wide belief that ‘At Delce We Do Belong’.

Information about the school

At Delce Academy, we aspire to succeed and work together to achieve.

We strongly believe that every child has the ability to reach their full potential with the correct nurturing and teaching. We work in partnership with parents and the local community to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our children.

This is reflected in our core values, which are at the heart of all that we do: Respect, Collaboration, Kindness, Perseverance, Honesty and Responsibility. We are a school to which the whole school community - pupils, staff, parents and Governors - are proud to belong.

Each of these values permeates our curriculum offer and underpins every interaction within our school community. Our aim is to provide a safe, happy and stimulating learning environment that encourages, engages and inspires all learners.

We achieve this by:

Ensuring all our pupils value all their learning opportunities and experiences and become life-long learners;

Providing a safe, secure environment where pupils are encouraged to adopt healthy lifestyles;

Recognising the worth of individuals, developing their independence and their self-esteem;

Encouraging respect, tolerance and consideration not only within the school but among the wider community;

Providing consistent expectations for behaviour for learning;

Delivering a broad and balanced curriculum through a range of teaching and learning experiences;

Respecting the right to a common curriculum where pupils can enjoy their education; Encouraging pupils to prepare for their future economic well-being;

Establishing and maintaining positive partnership with parents and carers and their children.

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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.