Lunchtime Supervisor, Rochester

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Strood AcademyRochester

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £7.97 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

About the role:  Strood Academy are seeking to appoint a Lunchtime Supervisor who will provide high quality supervision of 11-16 year old students during lunch breaks.  The working basis of this role is 10 hours per week (12noon - 2.00pm Monday to Friday) during Term Time only; an ideal role for those seeking part-time employment.  

In support of the Estates Manager, the post-holder will undertake the following duties:

  • Supervise a designated area of the Academy site, ensuring that children are safe and well behaved
  • Assist with supervision in the dining area as required
  • Undertake supervision in internal rooms on wet breaks as required

We seek a mature and confident person by nature with good people and communication skills. In particular we are looking for people with the following skills and experience:

  • Is able to communicate effectively
  • Can be assertive and calm in a supervisory role
  • Is reliable and punctual
  • Is able to work as part of a team under the direction of the Estates Manager

Working for Strood Academy:  Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood. The improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community.  Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of £26m. They opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside play areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.

Our core values are creativity, collaboration, distinctiveness, respect and sustainability which are embedded and evident in all of our activities.  We have a growing roll call of 1400 children, including 200 in Sixth Form. Working in our Academy takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right individuals it can be an incredibly rewarding experience and contribute significantly to personal and professional development.  Leigh Academies Trust invite those with the relevant expertise and ambition to join them in supporting a learning institution capable of preparing students for the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  Strood Academy, part of Leigh Academies Trust since January 2017, offer all employees the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. 

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Carnation Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 717121
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Strood Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in the town of Strood in the Kent area. It is a sponsor-led academy supported by a multi-academy trust called Leigh Academies Trust and sponsored b...