£9.00 per hour (2.5 hours per day, 5 days per week)

12 month fixed term contract

Tower College is looking to appoint a Midday Supervisor; 11.20am – 1.50pm Monday to Friday (term time only).

As a midday supervisor you will be required to supervise students in the dining hall, playground and classrooms to ensure a safe and positive learning environment is maintained and that all children behave in an appropriate manner.

Duties will include assisting the senior management team by supervising pupils in the dining hall and outside areas during all lunchtimes. Provide support to any pupil in need and liaise with the senior management team on any necessary pastoral support.

Willingness to undergo paid first aid training is desirable.

To be successful, you will need excellent interpersonal skills which will allow you to engage with the children and other work colleagues

To apply please complete the online application form on our school website


outlining your skills and experience, explaining why you believe you are best suited for this post by Monday 19th October 2020.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to a formal interview.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to references and an Enhanced DBS check before confirmation.

Diversity and Equality Statement

Tower College is committed to encouraging and sustaining a positive and supportive working environment for our staff, and an excellent teaching and learning experience for our students.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and this includes promoting equality and diversity for all irrespective of:

  • age
  • disability
  • ethnicity (including race, colour and nationality)
  • gender
  • gender reassignment
  • religion or belief
  • sexual orientation
  • marriage and civil partnership
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • refugees and asylum seekers
  • people with diverse communication needs
  • ex-offenders


Job title: Midday Supervisor

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours: 2.5 hours per day (11.20am – 1.50pm Monday to Friday)

Contract type: 12 month fixed term contract, term time only

Reporting to: Vice-Principal, Business Manager and Principal

Main purpose

The post holder will:

  • To ensure the safety, general welfare and conduct of pupils during the midday break period.
  • Supervision and control of students in the dining hall
  • Supervision and control of students in the playground and about the School’s premises
  • Assistance is also given to school and catering staff with basic cleaning and general duties in and around dining areas and classrooms.

Duties and responsibilities

The normal duties will usually include the following:

  • To supervise pupils in designated areas of the school during the midday break and to ensure their safety, welfare and general conduct through appropriate application of the school’s policies and procedures.
  • Organising dinner queue and entrance of students into dining hall and from dining hall to playground, ensuring good behaviour and a calm atmosphere
  • To establish safe and appropriate behaviour by effective intervention or referral to senior staff.
  • To supervise the movement of pupils to and from dining areas, including any personal hygiene requirements.
  • To maintain good order in dining areas and playgrounds.
  • To assist pupils, where necessary, with the collection of food, or other items to the service counter.
  • To assist pupils, where necessary, with the proper use of cutlery, drinking facilities or other aspects of the midday meal.
  • To assist in the clearance of any spillages and wiping down, clearing or resetting of tables, as appropriate.
  • To assist in the setting up and removal of furniture where necessary.
  • To take any immediate action to attend to sickness or accidents by carrying out minor first aid and summoning relevant assistance.
  • Preventing any dangerous/potentially dangerous activities. Dealing with any unacceptable or challenging behaviour under the direction of guidelines in operation at the School
  • To report any unauthorised visitors on school premises.
  • To complete any documentation required by the school in relation to incidents occurring during the lunchtime break period and to participate in review meetings, as required

Professional development

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct

  • Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
  • Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality


During the course of employment, you will have access to information of a confidential nature. Under no circumstances may this information be divulged or passed on to any unauthorised person or organisation. In addition, he/she must process the data and personal information in accordance with the terms and conditions of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and properly applied to pupil, staff and school business/information.

The post holder will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The post holder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the principal or line manager.

Person Specification

Education and Experience

No formal qualifications or previous experience is required but the ability to establish positive expectations of pupil behaviour, good relationships with staff and pupils, and a sensitivity to pupils’ personal needs is important.

Able to communicate clearly and follow instructions

Personal qualities

The postholder will be expected to work with limited supervision to an established work pattern. There will be support available from the Principal (or designated member of staff) and/or other designated member(s) of staff. Regular meetings will be arranged for briefing and/or feedback on relevant school or individual pupil matters

This job description may be amended at any time in consultation with the postholder.

Last review date: October 2020

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