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Midday Supervisory Assistant

Post:      Midday Supervisory Asssitant initially to work in EYFS.

Start date: January 2024 (possibly sooner)                 

Pay: Level 1: NJC Pay Scale 1-2


Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews conducted accordingly. The vacancy will close on appointment of a suitable candidate.


The team at Laburnum Primary School are seeking to appoint a Midday Supervisory Assistant, to work 1 hour each day (Monday to Friday) to work with our children during lunchtime. Initially this post will be based in Early Years.


Duties include:

  • Supervising children whilst they eat lunch

  • Promoting positive playtimes and ensuring productive lunchtime activities for all our children

  • Managing lunchtime behaviour in accordance with the school’s Relationships policy

  • Assisting with ancillary duties, such as cleaning up spillages, wiping tables etc.

  • Supervising and engaging with children whilst they play

  • Ensuring the safety and welfare of all our children

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Enthusiasm for supporting children and empathy for their needs

  • The ability to work as part of a team and to use their own initiative

  • A positive attitude and a sense of humour

  • A professional approach

Applicants should apply by completing the application form and writing a short covering letter explaining how they meet the requirements of the person specification.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Further information, an application form and job descriptions can be found on our website To arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01767 680691 or

Laburnum Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

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