We are recruiting for a Midday Meals Supervisor to join Portsmouth Academy. As Midday Meals Supervisor, you will have the responsibility for the day to day supervision of students during the lunchtime period ensuring a good standard of behaviour is maintained throughout the lunch period.
Working Monday to Friday, 20 hours per week, 10.00am – 2.00pm
You will be responsible for the welfare and health and safety of students whilst supporting and contribute to the school’s responsibility for safeguarding students
What you will need to succeed:
For a full list of responsibilities please see the JD. Principal responsibilities are:
- To organise entry into the canteen, ensuring a calm atmosphere
- General supervision of students during the meal service
- To organise and supervise the students during their exit from canteen
- Promoting and ensuring good behaviour and encouraging good social skills
- Addressing issues calmly and politely and in doing so, being a role model to the students
- To ensure the safety, and well-being of students, providing support where necessary
- Maintain confidentiality at all times and to observe Data Protection guidelines
- Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations
- Have good/excellent communication skills in order to build a rapport and relationships with students and staff
- Team player/ flexible
- Committed to safeguarding students
It is an exciting time to be joining the hardworking and committed staff at The Portsmouth Academy, our brand new Aspire building launched in September 2020 boasting excellent facilities and panoramic views of the city, as well as additional refurbishment in the existing building. The Portsmouth Academy is also on a journey to becoming a Microsoft Showcase School due to our approach to digital learning.
“Leaders have dramatically improved the quality of teaching, learning and assessment… consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is consistently good and continues to improve.” – Ofsted, April 2017
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.
We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.
Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:
- Think about their Thinking
- Be their Best self
- Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances
Please view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust
What our Trust will offer you:Revised support staff pay scale to retain and reward excellent peopleThe opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved students who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethosA 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areasFree parking in our staff car park
What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!
We strongly encourage anybody who may be interested in working at our school to direct any question they may have to the Head’s PA, Sue Wood on [email protected] . We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.
If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.