Post :                         Lunchtime Supervisor  

One year term time post (with the possibility of extension)

7.5 hours per week


Salary:                       £9/hr



Responsible to:      School Business Manager



Job Purpose

To be responsible under the direction of the School Business Manager and Senior Leadership Team for the supervision of children and the maintenance of discipline for the children on the school premises throughout the lunch break.


Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities outlined below are intended as a guide to the main elements of the post.  They may be amended by the line manager in consultation with the post holder.

The precise duties of the post will be determined by the School Business Manager.


  • To assist in the supervision of children in all areas of the school and grounds in order that health and safety regulations are observed and school discipline is enforced.

  • To liaise with the School Business Manager/Senior Leadership Team on all matters relating to mid-day supervision.

  • To deal with minor problems, accidents/sickness and report any serious incident to the School Business Manager immediately.

  • To supervise children consuming meals and packed lunches, including:

      • The movement of children between classrooms and dining areas where necessary.

      • The supervision of queues, seating arrangements, and the circulation of pupils to and from service points.

      • The supervision of the conduct of diners

      • To be responsible for:

  • The distribution of meals within the dining area as appropriate

  • Ancillary associated duties (e.g. cleaning up spillage’s, ensuring tables are cleared and cleaned, removal of litter from all areas used for the consumption of food including packed lunches,etc).

  • Assisting children where necessary

  • Attend relevant in-service training.

  • Such other duties as may be assigned within the level of the post.