Vacancy Details

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant


About the role

We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic, friendly and effective Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants to join our Lunchtime Team at The Gainsborough Academy.

Working as part of a team you will be responsible for the overall supervision of designated areas, assisting pupils at meal times and ensuring pupils take responsibility for clearing eating facilities by removing food and debris.

You will promote positive behaviour and be able to play games or suggest activities to children which will help develop their social skills and self-discipline. You should enjoy working with children and have good communication skills.

A Food Hygiene Certificate and First Aid qualification would be preferable; however, training will be provided for the successful candidate.


How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than one side of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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