Midday Supervisory Assistant in Markham Primary School
Salary: NJC Grade 1
Contract basis: Part Time, Term Time only, Fixed Term until 31st August 2022
Starting date: 10th May 2021 or as soon after as possible (Pending satisfactory Safeguarding and Recruitment checks)
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 12pm – 1pm (1 hour per day).
The Governing Body of Markham Primary School seeks to appoint a Midday Supervisory Assistant to ensure the safety and wellbeing of pupils during lunchtime breaks, in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school. A reliable and professional person is required for this demanding, but rewarding role within the school.
The midday supervisors are very much a part of the Markham team and central to the school. The successful candidate will have a calm and positive manner with children and will assist in promoting positive behaviour.
The successful candidate will possess good communication skills and enjoy working with children. They will have a commitment to making lunchtimes a happy time and will be keen to engage pupils in play activities.
To supervise children during the lunch break
To help children eating their school dinner or packed lunch
To supervise children in the playground
To supervise children in their classes during inclement weather
To play games and undertake activities with the children
To deal with minor accidents and injuries and administer some First Aid
To manage children’s behaviour positively
To maintain confidentiality
To safeguard all pupils
Visits to the school are warmly welcome and can be arranged by contacting the Headteacher
Please note, these visits will be conducted outside of school hours, adhere to social distancing guidelines and candidates are asked to wear a face covering and complete a track and trace form on arrival.
Closing date is Wednesday 28th April 2021.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to school for a short interview which will be held on Tuesday 4th May 2021.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.