Lunchtime Supervisor x3 vacancy at De Lacy Primary School

Salary: £2,609.27
Job Type: Part Time
Contact Name: L Whitham
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 07/09/2022 10:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 13/09/2022
Start Date: 19/09/2022
Contracted Term: TTO - Term time only
Contracted Hours: 6.25
Contracted Weeks: 38.000
Department: Support staff
Pay Grade: G2 Scale 2

Job Advert


Ref: SCH-PAT-0177


Required as soon as possible


Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 - 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas. 


We are seeking to appoint three enthusiastic, hardworking and experienced Lunchtime Supervisors at De Lacy Primary School. These candidates will assist with the supervision of pupils during break and lunchtime periods, ensuring their safety and security. They will supervise children during meal breaks, including helping children with their food and supervising children to ensure their welfare and safety.


All vacancies are 6.25 hours per week, term time only, permanent contracts, equating to 190 working days per annum.


The school can offer:


  • hard-working and highly committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what pupils can achieve.
  • a supportive Trust as your employer that are strongly committed to providing high quality CPD and career progression.
  • significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in this school and across the Trust.
  • the opportunity to work with ambitious and inspirational leaders.


We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.
  • will make a difference in changing children’s life chances.
  • has the skills and abilities to support children of all abilities and personal needs.
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
  • has the ability to form effective relationships with pupils and parents/carers.

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust’s website:


For more information on the role, or to discuss a visit, please contact the school at 01977 722620.


Completed application forms should be returned via the online Face-Ed applicant system no later than 10:00am on Wednesday 7th September 2022.


We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

File Attachments

File Name Description
Lunchtime Supervisor JD & PS (2021_09_21 V1).pdf Lunchtime Supervisor Job Description
PAT Careers Prospectus.pdf Working For Us Booklet

Safeguarding Information

Pontefract Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Pontefract Academies Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
Level 2 Numeracy/Literacy Qualifications


Understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection issues
Understanding of safety and security
Level 2 numeracy/literacy skills or willingness to work towards
Basic numeracy and literacy skills
Abilities, Skills and Knowledge
Very high level of concentration and alertness required
Ability to make decisions as to when to involve senior staff in difficult situations
Practical supervision skills (in relation to children and young people)
High personal standards
Ability to organise self to plan and complete tasks
Ability to apply written and verbal instructions
Work as an effective team member and apply directions/instructions
Knowledge of basic Health & Safety and hygiene
Experience of dealing with children and young people in a paid or unpaid role
Experience of working in a school environment
Personal Qualities
Respect confidentiality
Reliability, integrity and stamina
An excellent record of attendance and punctuality
Qualifications and Training
Knowledge of basic first aid