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Midday Supervisors (Play Leaders)
  • Employer: Corbets Tey School
  • Reference: SCH/18/76366
  • Published: Tue 01/01/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 13/04/2019, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week
  • Salary: APTC 3 points 14-17
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Corbets Tey @ The Avelon, Corbets Tey School, Havering

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Midday Supervisors (Play Leaders)

Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane

Upminster. RM14 2YQ


Corbets Tey @ The Avelon

100 Avelon Road

Rainham RM13 7DH

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Midday Supervisors (Play Leaders)

Required as soon as possible at our main school site or 16-19 site at The Avelon

Grade: APTC Scale 3 

Hours: 2 hours per day, 11.30am to 1.30pm for 39 weeks per year (term time)

Contract: Permanent


We can be flexible on which days are chosen to work but will need to agree a regular pattern to ensure consistency for our students.


We are a special school with 155 students over two sites with complex needs including Autism, communication and interaction difficulties, physical disabilities and sensory impairment. We are seeking to appoint part time Midday Supervisors (Play Leaders) to support our students while eating their lunches and in their lunchtime play. We believe lunchtime supervisors have a very important role within our school and the contribution they make to the management of the school, the care and welfare of the children, and the continuation of learning into lunch and break times is valued very highly. We know that if our children and young people are happy and well cared for at lunch time, they will start the afternoons refreshed and ready to learn.

We have various playgrounds and play areas and a range of equipment that can be put to good use to engage children and young people in positive activities.We just need enthusiastic and creative people to motivate, support and interact with our very special children and young people in ways that will make a positive contribution to their opportunities at lunchtimes.

A Midday Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • Assisting and supporting the transition of pupils from class to the dining hall and/or the school playground (or other designated areas during wet play) and back to class at the end of lunchtime;
  • Supervising and supporting pupils whilst they eat including encouraging the correct use of knife and fork and table etiquette and behaviour;

  • Promoting and supervising positive and active play and pupil relationships;

  • Health, safety, security and basic first aid (after relevant training);

  • Managing student behaviour;

  • Planning, encouraging and actively supporting positive play activities.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • Ability to communicate and co-operate effectively with pupils and staff

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Possess excellent self-initiated problem solving skills

  • Positive, motivated, pro-active and fun!


Please see full job description. Application forms can be found on our school website and submitted with CV by email to or by hard copy. You can also submit applications online via

If you experience difficulties, please contact Amanda Day on 01708 225888. Visits to the school are very welcome by appointment.

Closing date: 12th April 2019


This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Everybody who works for the school is expected to share and promote this commitment and to have, or acquire, the relevant abilities, skills and knowledge to carry it out.