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Lunchtime Controller

Lunchtime Controller Vacancy

We have a vacancy for a Lunchtime Controller for 1 hour each day, 5 days a week (5 hours per week term time contract) starting as soon as possible. You would normally work between 12pm and 1pm, Monday to Friday, in term time only with regular team meetings as arranged. (Actual Salary £2550 - £2592 per annum).

As a school lunchtime supervisor, your tasks during the meal include:

  • helping children, for example with cutting up food
  • encouraging good table manners
  • maintaining order and good behavior

After the meal you will:

  • supervise children in the playground (or in the hall or classroom in wet weather)
  • intervene with any dangerous behaviour
  • deal with any quarrels
  • comfort children who are upset
  • deal with minor injuries such as cuts, grazes and bruises
  • organize, facilitate and play inclusive games.
  • your job will involve a lot of standing and walking, both inside the school and outdoors in the playground, often in cold weather.


To be a lunchtime supervisor you should:

  • enjoy working with children and be able to control and supervise them
  • be patient
  • be able to stay calm in an emergency
  • have good communication skills
  • have a reasonable level of fitness
  • be able to work as part of a team.
  • basic first aid would be beneficial or a willingness to undertake this training


Please collect an application form the office, or download and return by email office@kennetvalley.w-berks.sch.uk

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