Midday Supervisory Assistant – Caston Church of England Primary Academy


Posted on: Thursday 15 September 2022 | Diocese Of Norwich Education and Academies Trust.

The Street, Caston, Norfolk, NR17 1DD

The school is looking for a hardworking and committed individual who is able to work using their own initiative and demonstrate enthusiasm to join our friendly and supportive team.

  • Salary: Scale A – (£3086.52 actual salary)
  • Permanent contract
  • Part time – 7.5 hours per week
  • Term time
  • Starting October 2022.

You will be required to supervise children in all areas of the school, including the dining room, play areas, classroom, as directed by senior management in order to ensure the safety and good behaviour of the children.  You will ensure that a good atmosphere is maintained at the meal time and encourage good eating habits and assist younger children where necessary.  The role will involve the setting up and clearing away of tables and ensuring that the hall is cleared and cleaned at the end of lunch time.  You will also be required to administer first aid when needed.

Person Specification:

• Empathy with children
• Able to exert authority and give directions/instruction in a confident manner
• Able to communicate with children and adults
• Knowledge of school standards and procedures
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations within a school environment, Basic Health and Safety Training, plus awareness of how to obtain information on children’s allergies or asthma, etc. and how to use epipens, etc.
• Flexibility
• Approachability.

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.


Closing date: Monday 26 September 2022

How to apply

Email your applications to; sbm@parkers.norfolk.sch.uk

References will be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form.

Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with our HT/DHT.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.


The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.


DNEAT has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DNEAT meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing needs of DNEAT.



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