Senior Midday Supervisor, Longfield

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Hartley Primary AcademyLongfield

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Start date: Mid-November 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.14/hour - actual salary £3,485 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

About the role:  Hartley Primary Academy has a rare opportunity to appoint a Senior Midday Supervisor who can offer their time during lunchtimes from Monday to Friday, 2 hours per day (11.45am - 1.45pm). The successful candidate will lead our team of friendly and supportive Midday Supervisors who work with our children from Reception through to Year 6.  As the role is part-time during term time, it is ideal for those of you seeking work opportunities during school hours.  Our successful candidate will join us in mid-November 2018 and be part of our friendly, welcoming team.  To be suitable for this role, we are looking for someone with empathy, energy - and enthusiasm!  Previous experience is not essential but a real desire to make a difference to the children in our care is vital.  Interviews will be conducted week commencing 12th November 2018 with our successful candidate starting in post as soon as possible thereafter.  

Responsibilities of the Midday Supervisor Team include;

  • Putting out relevant numbers of tables/chairs and cutlery/beakers in time for mealtime
  • Ensure pupils enter the dining room safely and behave appropriately when queueing for their meal, and to ensure pupils have or are provided with a drink and that a sufficient amount of their meal has been eaten
  • To help with spillages, cutting up food and caring for pupils’ personal needs
  • Ensure plates, etc., are cleared from tables, wiped down and to ensure a clean and tidy environment is maintained
  • Assist in collecting pupils from collection point and escort to hall/classroom or patrol and supervise school areas used by the pupils at mealtimes
  • Offer, where applicable, a first aid service, during the mealtime to deal with any accidents that occur safely and quickly

Click here to view the full Job Descritpion and Person Specification for the Senior Midday Supervisor position.  

Working for Hartley Primary Academy:  Hartley Primary Academy's history dates back to 1842. Today, it is part of Leigh Academies Trust and provides primary education for boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 11. Our school is set in beautiful grounds in the middle of Hartley, the charming Kent village. We believe in – and celebrate – success at all levels and in all fields. The pursuit of excellence within a culture of enjoyment and positive approaches to learning is our key to success. 'Every Child Matters' in Hartley Primary Academy in every way and enabling children to become partners in learning and have a real voice in their school community is essential. We are working towards becoming accredited as a 'Thinking School', encouraging our children to develop the tools and the skills of independent learning in order to be prepared in the best way for a rapidly changing technical and global world.

Our aim is to create a positive, stimulating and happy learning environment with spacious buildings and grounds, enabling children to succeed and realise their full potential.  We promote their academic, spiritual, moral, cultural and physical development to prepare them for future opportunities, responsibilities and experiences.

We are committed to providing all children with the same opportunities, regardless of gender, race, creed or culture.  We are wholly committed to creating a learning environment which is safe and secure, stimulating and exciting, in order that our children come to school with a feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm.

What are we looking for in you?  As a Trust, we seek to recruit talented individuals that can not only help to build the success of our academies but also people that are engaging and passionate about what they do.

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.

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: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Round Ash Way, Hartley, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1474 702742
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Our school is set in beautiful grounds in the middle of Hartley, the charming Kent village. We believe in – and celebrate – success at all levels and in all fields. The pursuit of excellence within a culture of enjoyment and positive approaches to le...