• Location: Hengoed,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £0.00 - £10,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 05 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Midday Supervisory Assistant at Derwendeg Primary School

Midday Supervisory Assistant at Derwendeg Primary School

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Midday Supervisory Assistant at Derwendeg Primary School
Job description
Starting as soon as possible in April/May 2024 (Pending satisfactory Safeguarding and Recruitment checks)

The Governing Body of Derwendeg Primary School seek to appoint a Midday Supervisor to ensure the safety and wellbeing of pupils during lunchtime breaks, in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school. This includes supervising pupils before, during and after their mid-day meal.

A smart, reliable and professional person is required for this demanding, but rewarding role within the school.

The midday supervisors are very much a part of the staff and central to the school. The successful candidate will have a calm and positive manner with children and will assist in promoting positive behaviour.

The successful candidate will possess good communication skills and enjoy working with children. They will have a commitment to making lunchtimes a happy time and will be keen to engage pupils in play activities.

Duties include:
  • To supervise children during the lunch break
  • To help children eating their school dinner or packed lunch
  • To supervise children in the playground
  • To supervise children in their classes during inclement weather
  • To play games and undertake activities with the children
  • To deal with minor accidents and injuries and administer First Aid, including updating records in relation to incidents and accidents ensuring there is evidence and clear audit trails should any safeguarding issues arise
  • To manage children's behaviour positively
  • To maintain confidentiality
  • To use cleaning equipment/materials as necessary to clean spillages etc, ensuring any products that contain chemicals are used in accordance with guidelines and are stored securely after use.

To request an application form please contact the school directly via email on or via telephone on 01443 813138, should you require a postal application.

Completed application forms should be returned via email or to: -

Mrs L Wangiel, Headteacher

Derwendeg Primary School

Hengoed Rd

Cefn Hengoed


CF82 7HP

Alternatively, please apply via eteach

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please select the relevant attachment from the attachments list.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to school for a short interview which will be held on 12 th April 2024.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all successful applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Caerphilly County Borough Council is committed to paying the Living Wage. This post therefore qualifies for a pay supplement.

This vacancy has been processed in English only because there are no Welsh language requirements.