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Midday Supervisor

  • Location: Denbighshire
  • 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 to recruit a friendly and approachable Midday Supervisor to support schools in the busy lunchtime period across the Denbighshire area.

The successful applicant will have previous experience working with children. He/she will confidently engage with pupils and will have responsibility for the welfare and safety of the children during this time of the school day.

Please note, all applicants must hold a Child-Only Enhanced DBS Certificate registered with the Update Service, or be willing to pay for a new DBS.

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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