Midday Supervisor

St Mary's Catholic Voluntary AcademyNew Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire

Grade/SCP: Band 1, SCP 1-3

Hours: 7.08 hours per week (Monday to Friday term time), 39 weeks per year including 5 inset days

Salary: Full Time Equivalent £17,842 - £18,562 per annum 

Actual Salary for Part Time pro rata hours £2,931.52 - £3,049.82

Contract: Permanent 

Location: Saint Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy, Longlands Road, New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 3BL

Start Date: As soon as possible  

 God shines within our hearts.

Jesus walks by our side.

The Holy Spirit gives us strength.

 OFSTED (2/3/2018), ‘Pupils behave in an exemplary fashion. They are polite and welcoming to each other and to visitors.’

DCI (21/3/2019), ‘St Mary’s staff and pupils take great pride in being part of the school which has a warm, family feel. The mission of the school is evident throughout the building and has been developed by both pupils and staff.’

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed individual to join our hard-working lunch time team. 

You will have a shared role within the school in helping to raise the social achievements of pupils. As part of the mid-day team you will be responsible for ensuring that lunchtimes are an enjoyable and safe experience for all the children, so that they are physically and mentally prepared to learn during the afternoon.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities 

1. To be responsible for supervising a group of pupils in the dining hall and others parts of the school during the lunch period, helping to organise the dining area and playground space appropriately. 

2. To promote the school behaviour policy, assisting with maintaining discipline and supporting children to resolving conflicts in a positive way. To deal with incidents of misbehaviour by appropriate intervention and report serious incidents to the senior midday supervisor/duty teacher/head teacher as appropriate. 

3, To assist in the dining area and encourage good eating practices, ensuring safety with cutlery and courtesy towards servers and monitors. To encourage children to eat their midday meal and assist with cutting up food, pouring liquids, etc where necessary, paying particular attention to those with special needs or disabilities. 

4. To be aware of pupils on special or restricted diets for medical reasons from information provided.

 5. To deal promptly with minor incidents, eg cleaning up food spillages, pupils’ accidents with toileting and changing clothes.

 6 To tend to pupils who are sick or injured in accordance with the school’s accident/injuries procedures, administering initial first aid and reporting serious injuries to the named first aider and/or supervisor/head teacher as appropriate. 

7 To ensure all areas are left clean and tidy in accordance with hygiene, health and safety procedures. 

8 To assist with both inside and outside play activities encouraging all children to take part, to co-operate and show respect for others. 

9 To ensure that pupils keep out of areas that are out of bounds and don’t leave the school premises. To be aware of security procedures with regard to entrance and exits and to approach visitors and direct them to the appropriate contact person. 

10 To be aware of responsibilities under child protection legislation and report any concerns to a senior supervisor or the head teacher. 

11 To take part in the school’s performance management framework for support staff and participate in training and development activities as required. 

12 In addition to the specific responsibilities of the post, as a member of the support team, the post holder will be expected to assist with other tasks of a similar nature, appropriate to the grade, as directed by the head teacher.

How to apply

To apply go to our trust website  www.srscmat.co.uk/Vacancies to complete and return the following documents and send to vacancies@srscmat.co.uk.

•    Support Staff Application Form

•    Consent to Obtain References form

•    Rehabilitation of Offenders Form

•    Recruitment Monitoring Form


Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021 at 9:00am 

Interview Date: Monday, 20 September 2021


The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first- class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

•Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.

•Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.

•Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.

•Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.

•Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.


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