Breaktime and Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant, Part time 22.5 hours/wk

London (North), London (Greater)
£7,575 pa (actual)
12 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type

Breaktime and Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant, Part time 22.5 hours/wk


Reporting to the Deputy Head (Operations)

We are seeking a Breaktime and Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant to supervise pupils, during the break and lunch period, in the dining hall, playground areas and school premises, ensuring the health and safety, welfare, and physical well-being of pupils. The maintenance of good order and discipline under
the direction of the Deputy Head (Operations).

Description of Duties:

Playground Duties

  • To ensure pupils are adequately dressed for the weather conditions when going into the playground.
  • To challenge any strangers who may enter the school premises and report immediately to a member of the Senior Team.
  • To monitor the behaviour of pupils in the playground, ensuring their safety and well-being, being aware of changes in friendships and providing emotional support where necessary.
  • To lead on playground games and activities, encouraging socialising and play (particularly for Lower School children).
  • To deal with any behaviour issues that may occur using own judgement (to intervene or call for assistance), reporting incidents to a member of the Senior Team according to severity of incident.
  • To discourage any dangerous activities.
  • To supervise the orderly delivery of snacks during first break and to encourage the children to take care of the school environment and to put litter into bins

Other Duties

  • To supervise pupils on the school premises (hall and classrooms etc); movement of pupils on stairs and through corridors, when they are not allowed outside in inclement weather.
  • In inclement weather to supervise “wet play” as directed.
  • To be aware of the cultural differences of pupils and of the school’s policies on equal opportunities, especially with regard to racism and sexism. To deal with any incidents of racism and sexism in accordance with the school policy.
  • To ensure that all pupils who suffer any injury/accident are dealt with appropriately in accordance with the school’s agreed procedures.
  • Ensure that you are a positive role model for the children and other staff.
  • To adhere to all the school’s policies, e.g. procedures on child protection and health & safety.
  • To pass on any concerns or incidents to form tutors/heads of year/senior team members at the end of duties following the school’s procedures
  • Actively participate in any appropriate training when required.

Please read the supporting job description and person specification for full details.