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Midday Meals Supervisor X 3 Positions Available - Term Time

Birtley House Independent School, West Kingsdown

  • Ref:KCC886-6136-28S
  • Posted:10/06/2024
  • Pay:£11.50 per hour 10 hours per week term time only
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:30/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week Commencing Monday 1st July 2024


We require 3 midday supervisors to supervise packed lunch eating and monitor pupils during the lunch hour.  The requirement is for 2 hours per day and will include listening to pupils read.

All pupils have special educational needs and need particular understanding and patience.

Food hygiene regulations must be adhered to and a level 2 food hygiene certificate is required (school can provide training). A First Aid certificate is desirable but not essential.


Please note that this vacancy may close earlier than advertised if suitable candidates are appointed.

Information about the school

We are a small mixed rural Independent school for children with additional needs (specific / general learning difficulties, speech and language difficulties, spectrum disorders, dyspraxia, anxiety etc). Pupils are age 5-11 years (Year 1 to Year 6) .

90% pupils have EHCPs. Some pupils are working below age expectations although many are achieving above expected academic levels but require support with their social communication skills. Some children have had previous negative school experiences and simply require extra nurturing and support.

Interventions are provided in speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, social and emotional skills, motor skills and literacy and numeracy booster groups in order to target pupils in their individual areas of need.

Most pupils are funded by Local Authorities including Bromley, Croydon, Bexley and Kent.

We were inspected by Ofsted in October 2022 and achieved a Good grade. We always strive to improve our teaching and learning outcomes.

We have an excellent relationship with our parent community and a very active PTA offers fantastic support to staff and pupils.

We are fully committed to safeguarding our pupils.

Candidates will be required to follow safeguarding policies.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, social media and other employment checks.

1 Year fixed contract initially.

Please contact us to find out more.

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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.