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The Pingle Academy - Lunchtime Supervisor



Lunchtime Supervisors – 3 posts available


DFT Grade 1 £17,364.00 p.a. FTE

£2,458.17 p.a. Pro-Rata for the hours detailed


6.25 hours per week working Term Time Only 38 weeks

Contract Type:

Permanent Part Time

Start Date:

1st September 2020


The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Our Vision and Aims

To ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

We aim to achieve our vision through:

  1. Delivering a high quality education for all pupils.
  2. Recruiting, developing and retaining high - calibre members of staff.
  3. Establishing and developing robust governance.
  4. Ensuring financial probity and viability.
  5. Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services.
  6. Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust.


The Pingle Academy

Location: Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA

This is a great opportunity to join an over-subscribed and aspirational academy.  The Pingle Academy, part of The de Ferrers Trust, lies at the heart of the National Forest area and provides for students in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. The culture at The Pingle Academy ensures an aspirational, ambitious and creative place to learn and work.  The Pingle Academy is a co-educational, comprehensive, secondary school for students aged 11-18 years, dedicated to ensuring that every learner’s potential is fulfilled in a happy and caring environment. Our aim is to work with parents, carers and families to prepare children for their adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We are a truly inclusive academy and share the responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to work. We are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all of our students, which are reflected in our mission statement ‘A place for everyone: RESPECT ENGAGE SUCCEED’.

The Candidate

The successful candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, initiative, commitment to the safeguarding and care of young people and to provide support for Academy staff during lunchtimes.

The role will be required to supervise students throughout the lunchtime period with the primary focus on maintaining a calm and pleasant environment, ensuring students are well behaved, polite, courteous and meeting our high expectations.

Previous experience not required; however, individuals should be able to display a caring, common sense attitude to young people.

Successful applicants will join a small and supportive team of staff and be able to make a
positive contribution to the development of the Academy.


The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful teaching and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy on 01283 216837.

Closing date: 14 August 2020

Interview date: Week Commencing 21 August 2020

How to Apply:

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website 

or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 372621 and ask to speak to the Trust HR Team.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.