Midday Supervisor, Kent

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Longfield AcademyKent

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Start date: Early September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

About the role: Longfield Academy has a rare opportunity to appoint a Midday Supervisor to join our existing team.  This is a great role for candidates in the local area who are seeking a part-time opportunity, keeping your mornings/afternoons and school holidays free.  The working basis is 5 hours per week during term time; Monday - Friday, 1.10pm - 2.10pm.  If you enjoy working with young adults and supportive colleagues, this is an ideal role for you. 

The purpose of the Midday Supervisor role is to provide high quality supervision of 11-16 year old students during lunch breaks. Key responsibilities include; 

• To supervise a designated area of the academy site, ensuring that children are safe and well behaved 

• To assist with supervision in the dining area as required 

Our successful candidate will be mature by nature, confident and possess excellent people and communication skills. In particular we are looking for people with the following skills and experience; 

• Is able to communicate effectively with children and adults

• 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 Senior Team

Working with us:  Our academy is transformational for young people and was judged as 'Good' with an 'Outstanding' Sixth Form Provision in May 2018. Results have increased and we have been recognised as one of the top 10 Kent schools and academies nationally based on our Key Stage 5 value-added score.

Wherever your location, we invite applications from recently qualified teachers keen to have the best start in an exciting new career, or from experienced teachers looking for a new and highly desirable opportunity.  If you are seeking a role which will make a difference not only to our students and the wider community but will also look after your wellbeing and personal development, this is the role for you.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have 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. 



More about Longfield Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Main Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1474 700700
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Longfield Academy is part of the Leigh Academies Trust. The Trust also includes several other secondary Academies – The Leigh Academy, Stationers Crown Woods Academy, Mascalls and Wilmington Academy, a special needs school – Milestone Academy, and se...