Senior Supervisory Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/10/2018 12:00
£16,863 - £17391 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Etherley Lane Primary School
Closing date:
29 Oct
Further Information

Required as soon as possible.
Permanent / Part-time / Term Time Only – 8.75 hours

Governors of Etherley Lane Primary School are looking to appoint a calm, dedicated and enthusiastic person to lead, oversee and organise our team of supervisory assistants in addition to assisting with the care and welfare of pupils within the school over the lunchtime period (11.40am to 1.00pm). This person will also have responsibility for the accident/incident book over the lunchtime period.

The person appointed will be expected to provide pupils (aged 4 – 11 years old) with a safe and happy environment whilst following the school’s Behaviour Policy and Strategies to maintain a caring environment for the children.

Key responsibilities of the post are:

• Supervise the washing of hands of pupils.
• Supervise entry/exit into/from the dining hall by the pupils.
• Assist pupils during the meal service.
• Ensure pupils maintain high standards of behaviour, reporting any cases of misbehaviour, especially bullying, as appropriate.
• Clear up all spillages during mealtime promptly.
• Assist in wiping up tables, chairs when necessary at end of the meal.
• Supervision of children in designated areas ensuring good conduct in behaviour in accordance with the schools behaviour policy.
• Initiate games and activities where appropriate, whilst maintaining broad supervision.
• Supervise children in classrooms during inclement weather.
• Engage pupils in safe, enjoyable, and creative activities.
• Perform basic first aid for minor incidents/accidents.
• Maintain accurate and relevant incident/accident records.
• To attend any training courses relevant to the post, ensuring continuing, personal and professional development.
• Role requires working with a team.
• Ability to present oneself as a role model to pupils in speech, dress, behaviour and attitude.
• Provide pastoral care and support to sick and injured children taking appropriate action as necessary ensuring parents and school staff are fully informed of incidents and accidents.
• The Post holder may undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the post.
• Responsibility for the accident/incident book during the lunch time period.
• Responsibility for leading, supervising and organising other Supervisory Assistants.

This position is paid whole time with retainer adjustments applied to periods of school closure. You will not be required to work during the school closure periods however your salary in these periods will be adjusted accordingly in line with the retainer regulations as specified in the National Joint Council (NJC) Green Book agreement.

Contact for an application pack and information about the post:
Caroline Gill
Tel: 01388 603105

Competed application forms must be returned to Etherley Lane Primary School.

Please not this post is not open to job share

Essential Qualifications: Relevant first aid qualification

Closing date: Monday 29th October 2018 at 12 noon
Interviews: To be arranged

Etherley Lane Primary School
Clarence Gardens,
Bishop Auckland,
Co Durham
DL14 7RB

Tel: 01388 603105

Please note
This job is closed for applications.