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Midday Meals Supervisor - First Aid - Part-time

Riverview Junior School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2096-149S
  • Posted:08/05/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 2
  • Start Date:Jun 2019
  • App Close Date:17/05/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:21 May 2019


We are seeking to appoint a Midday Meals Supervisor, who will be the first point of contact for first aid to commence in June 2019.  The post is for 1hour 45 mins per day, 11.45am to 1.30pm, term time only.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively and enthusiastically as part of a team and be able to engage effectively with the children, extending them in purposeful activities and enhancing their social skills whilst having fun.  You will need excellent communication skills and have the ability to create a positive, inclusive environment.

We would expect the successful candidate to have a firm but fair approach whilst being patient and understanding.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To supervise pupils during mealtimes.  You will be responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the pupils, promoting good table manners and standards of behaviour and ensuring a calm and orderly environment.  This may involve assisting children with cutlery, crockery etc.
  • To supervise outdoor play (or in bad weather, the classrooms / school hall).
  • To encourage safe and constructive play.
  • To minimise the risk of playground accidents, but where they do occur, treating the incident in the correct manner, as per our First Aid Policy.
  • To intervene where appropriate to avoid arguments/unkind behaviour and responding to such situations according to our Behaviour Policy.

If you are successful you will be joining a supportive, enthusiastic and committed team.

A First Aid qualification is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

Visits to the School prior to application are welcomed.

The school and all its personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. This post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interviews will take place in the morning on Tuesday 21st May 2019

Remuneration will be on Kent Range 2 £17,364 pro rata to actual hours (actual pay equates to £3,397.57 pa, for 8.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year)


Information about the school

Riverview Junior school is a very popular 4 form entry KS2 school on a large site we share with the Infant School.

Our extensive site offers lots of opportunities for outdoor learning and we offer large well-resourced classrooms and our children are absolutely fantastic.

We are part of The Pathway Academy Trust and this provides staff with varied opportunities for professional development and potential for progression. We are in an exciting phase of development and can offer the opportunity to develop professionally if you join us on our journey of improvement.

To appreciate our school and understand why we love it as much as we do, candidates are welcome to visit us by prior appointment. Please contact Mrs Gabriel, School Business Manager on 01474 352620 to arrange a visit.

Riverview Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.