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Midday Supervisor, Flintshire

  • Location: Flintshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £11.00 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions Education are looking for a number of happy and enthusiastic Midday Supervisors to support local primary schools in the Flintshire area.

They will be responsible for assisting in the dining hall, organising play for children during the lunchtime break and supervising pupils.

A first aid qualification would be of benefit but not essential.

Candidates that are self-motivated, patient, creative and fun should apply.

We are looking for individuals who have the ability to secure the safety, welfare and positive behavior of pupils and who can also develop creative games and activities outside with the children.

The applicants will be expected to demonstrate the qualities of a good role model. They must be reliable, committed and interested in working with children, promoting safeguarding and their welfare who can listen and have excellent communication skills with all ages.

Must be available to work Monday to Friday across lunchtime during the term time.

Job Specification

School Lunchtime Supervisors are responsible for the safety of school children during lunchtime breaks.

Roles and responsibilities of a Midday Supervisor

The duties of a Midday Supervisor include supervising pupils in the dining area, playground and other school premises. They must also ensure pupils do not leave the school or go into areas that are out of bounds.

Midday Supervisor tasks will include:

  • Supervising pupils at mealtimes – encouraging children to eat healthily, helping infants to open packaging or cut up food, and providing some social and educational training, such as good table manners
  • Cleaning up spillages and possibly helping catering staff to clean tables and clear the dining area
  • Overseeing children in the playground or during wet play and monitoring the safety and suitability of activities
  • Supervising children using toilet facilities, checking they wash and dry their hands
  • Caring for the personal cleanliness of children
  • Maintaining order, cautioning children who misbehave and reporting unresolved problems to the Duty Teacher or Head Teacher
  • Making sure children who are ill or injured receive appropriate medical attention and reporting any serious accidents.

Skills and experience required to be a Midday Supervisor

To be a Midday Supervisors, you should be:

  • Able to deal with any quarrels or fights
  • Comforting around upset children
  • Able to remain calm and deal with any emergencies 
  • Vigilant at all times


What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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