Career Opportunity


Midday Meal Supervisor


Midday Meal Supervisor
Job Reference
Newbridge Junior School
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Newbridge Junior School
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Midday Meals Supervisor

6.25 hours per week 

38 weeks per year (term time only) 

TSAT Payscale Grade B, £16,823-£17,056 FTE (pro rata £2,416 - £2,449 (for hours stated) 

Closing date for applications: 16th May 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: As soon as possible


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We are looking for flexible Midday Meals Supervisor to join our Trust and work within Newbridge Junior School in Portsmouth. 

Newbridge School is a large five-form entry, Primary academy based in Portsmouth. We are a vibrant school and we are very proud to have a diverse school community in which many languages, cultures and religions learn together. 

Newbridge is a very caring and forward thinking, we invest in our staff and use coaching and mentoring to develop skills and expertise. We pride ourselves on providing a safe, stimulating, challenging and caring environment. Where children can develop intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially to be prepared for their future lives.   

What you will need to succeed:

  • To be able to supervise pupils in the dining areas 
  • Ensure good standards of behaviour by the pupils; are maintained. 
  • Assist in dealing with issues arising from unruly behaviour and report such matters to the appropriate line manager 
  • Assist with associated ancillary duties (e.g. cleaning up spillages, ensuring tables are clean, etc). 
  • Ensure School security regulations; are upheld. 
  • Provide welfare support to the pupils of the school, including undertaking first aid duties (depending on training). 
  • Attend appropriate training sessions in order to increase knowledge and skills. 
  • To ensure First Aid; is given and actions are recorded in the First Aid book.  Bumps to the head MUST be reported to the Office and class teacher, the child provided with a letter to go home. 
  • To ensure confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the children and the school. 
  • To be flexible and adaptable to deal with the changing needs of the school
At the discretion of the school you may be required to work between 1 -5 INSET days per an academic year to complete additional training and safeguarding updates.


What you will get from The Thinking Schools Academy Trust: 

  • The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time 
  • The successful applicant will also have access to the local government pension scheme 
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the schools and the Central Trust team  
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas 

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:

  1. Think about their Thinking
  2. Be their Best self
  3. Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our small and friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!


Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.


To arrange an informal telephone conversation please contact Sarah Marsh on 


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.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Midday Assistant Job Description - NBJS.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via