School Meals Supervisory Assistant

Required to start asap, Fixed Term until July 24

(very likely this may be extended)

Grade 1  £20,258

Actual £2511

1 Hours per day, Term Time Only + 2 INSET days

Working Pattern – Lunchtimes Monday to Friday

Tankersley St Peter’s C.E. (Aided) Primary School is a friendly school where there is a consistently highly motivated, committed and supportive team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant to join our happy and supportive team of supervisors to oversee the children during the lunchtime period.  The working hours will be 1 hour per day, Mon-Fri (term time only).

Lunchtime supervisors will be required to supervise the children in the playground and dining room. Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • contribute to the development of a positive approach to lunchtime play
  • take part in activities with children over the lunchtime period
  • organise and maintain play equipment
  • support other lunchtime supervisors in delivering play activities
  • encourage children to choose and eat their lunch
  • be aware of and deliver Health and Safety in the dining room.

Applicants should be willing to join in games, oversee quiet activities and supervise children having free play in the school playground.

Visits are warmly welcome, if you would like to book an appointment to look around please contact

Mrs Snowball, our School Business Manager, Tankersley St Peter’s C.E. (Aided) Primary School, Westwood New Road, Tankersley, Barnsley, S75 3DA, Tel: 01226 742357.

Application forms:

Application Form

SMSA Job Description & Person Specificiation

Completed forms should be returned to

Closing date: 13th October 2023, 9am

Tankersley St Peter’s C of E (Aided) Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

Tankersley St Peter’s C of E (Aided) Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.