Midday Supervisory Assistant
Dudley Infant Academy

Closing date: 22/10/2021

Job posted date: 12/10/2021

Salary: East Sussex Grade 1 - £17,842

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 5

Can you engage with our pupils to ensure they enjoy their lunchtime break?

We are seeking a Midday Supervisory Assistant with great communication and listening skills. If you can manage behaviour and promote positive playtimes, this is the role for you.

We are looking for a Midday Supervisory Assistant who enjoys interacting and playing with children ensuring they have positive and enjoyable lunchtimes. You will have:

  • experience of establishing positive relationships with children 
  • the ability to manage the behaviour of children, organise and maintain safe and hygienic lunchtime and playground environments
  • provide a positive and firm approach to ensure good behaviour management

The role of the Midday Supervisor is vital in ensuring that the wellbeing and health and safety of our students is maintained at lunchtime. To succeed in this role, you will need to:

  • supervise and engage with children in the playground or in classrooms at wet play
  • administer basic first aid where necessary
  • provide a positive and firm approach to ensure good behaviour management

As this is a part time role the salary will be calculated on a pro rata basis, equating to £2,066 per annum. 

About Dudley Infant Academy

Ofsted grade: Good (2019)

Dudley Infant Academy is a school for 4 to 7-year olds in Hastings, East Sussex. We focus our teaching and learning on our core values of determination, aspiration, and inspiration. With two classes in each year group, we engage our pupils with practical learning enhanced by our outside gardens and green spaces.  

We can offer you:

  • a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • excellent facilities and resources for staff and pupils.

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About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  Read more about our vision and values.

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.  

The other benefits we offer including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

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Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about this opportunity.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Julia Froude on pa@dudleyinfantacademy.org.uk or 01424 422981.

To submit your application follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page.

Key dates

Closing date: Friday 22nd October 2021

Interview date: Week Commencing 8th November 2021

Proposed start date: December 2021

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

This role involves regulated activity as summarised in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 (paragraph 217). Anyone engaging in regulated activity must have an enhanced DBS check including barred list information.