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Lansdowne - Lunchtime Supervisor


Lunchtime Supervisor


DFT Grade 1 £17,842.00 p.a. FTE

£2525.84p.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:

As soon as possible



Location: Goodman Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2RE

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

Lansdowne Infants is a successful school.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing all pupils with a quality education which develops the whole child.  Our school is a happy, stimulating environment with a nurturing ethos.  Our children tell us they love to learn here!

Our vision is 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.

At Lansdowne we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day.

The Candidate

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Lunchtime Supervisor. Our aim is to maintain a calm and pleasant environment, ensuring students are well behaved, polite and courteous.

You should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Take initiative and be committed to the safeguarding and care of young people. Whilst providing support for Academy staff during lunchtimes.

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

The Role

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 and its students.

During your time with us, you will:

  • Supervise children and enhance their social opportunities during lunchtime.
  • Support children in the dining room and assist with their table manners.
  • Summon help, where necessary, in case of injury or illness and provide basic first aid for minor injuries.
  • Having fun and getting creative with organising games and activities in line with school policies.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful and happy employees and offers excellent opportunities for you 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.

How to Apply:

Are you looking to be part of something innovative, empowering and challenging? Could you make a difference to school lunchtimes for our children?  If so we welcome an application from you!

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.

Closing date: 28th September
Interview date: 29th September
Start date: As soon as possible

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.