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Midday Supervisor - (Fixed Term) - Part-time

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-254S
  • Posted:06/09/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (£17,365 pro rata) + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:16th October 2019


We are seeking to appoint a Midday Supervisor to join our dedicated team. This is a term time position for 10 hours per week, 5 days per week, 11.30am-1.30pm. It is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2020, subject to review.


Ifield school is a Foundation co-educational special school for pupils aged 4 to 19 years with Profound, Severe and Complex learning needs including communication and interaction difficulties. The majority of pupils have learning difficulties associated with Autism, Speech, Language and Communication and, in addition, some pupils have complex medical conditions.


The role of Midday Supervisor involves supervising and interacting with pupils, working inside and outside during the lunchtime and playtime period. The duties will include mealtime and playtime supervision. The ideal candidates must share our commitment to ensuring the care, wellbeing and safety of our pupils and should:

  • Be calm and assertive
  • Be friendly and reliable
  • Be able to use own initiative
  • Be able to communicate effectively with pupils, colleagues and the leadership team.


For further information about the school, please visit the school website, ifieldschool.com

Information about the school

Ifield is a Foundation District Special School for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning needs and communication and interaction difficulties from age four to nineteen. We have a dynamic and innovative staff who work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. Inclusion is one of our priorities and this is achieved through our outreach, resources and training centre, Ifield SMILE.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school.

Ifield was designated a National Teaching School in September 2014 and is committed to the development of the Thames Teaching Alliance.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KSENT, a Co-operative Trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with Kings Farm Primary School under one Governing Body known as the Cedar Federation.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Abigail Birch
  • Address:Cedar Avenue, Gravesend , Kent, DA12 5JT
  • Telephone: 01474 365485
  • Email: ifieldschool@aol.com

Fax: 01474 569744


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.