Midday Meals Supervisor


Midday Meals Supervisor
Job Reference
Plymouth High School for Girls
Closing Date


Employment Type
Weeks Per Year
Plymouth High School for Girls
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Contract Type

Advert Details

Midday Meals Supervisor

Salary: TSAT B Scale £17,826 - £17,525 per annum (£3,404 - £3,451) per annum for hours and weeks stated)

Hours per week: 10 hours per week, term time only

Contract: Permanent

Start date: asap

Closing Date: Monday 20th September at 9.00am

Interview Date: Friday 24th September



We are recruiting for 2 x Midday Meals Supervisor to join Plymouth High School for Girls. As Midday Meals Supervisor, you will have the responsibility for the day to day supervision of students during the lunchtime period ensuring a good standard of behaviour is maintained throughout the lunch period. 


Working Monday to Friday 10 hours per week, 1.00pm – 3.00pm.


You will be responsible for the welfare and health and safety of students whilst supporting and contribute to the school’s responsibility for safeguarding students.


What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached JD

  • To organise entry into the canteen, ensuring a calm atmosphere
  • General supervision of students during the meal service
  • To organise and supervise the students during their exit from canteen 
  • Set up, clean down and pack away the refectory tables and chairs.
  • Promoting and ensuring good behaviour and encouraging good social skills
  • Addressing issues calmly and politely and in doing so, being a role model to the students
  • To ensure the safety, and well-being of students, providing support where necessary
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times and to observe Data Protection guidelines 
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations
  • Have good/excellent communication skills in order to build a rapport and relationships with students and staff
  • Team player/ flexible
  • Committed to safeguarding students


Plymouth High believes as much in preparing its students for life as it does their school years, shown by our motto “For life, not school, we learn”, drives all that we do.

Plymouth High School for Girls is a City selective grammar school with a good reputation for providing an engaging curriculum within a supportive and encouraging environment.  Students are happy at our school and enjoy the benefits of well taught and engaging lessons along with extensive extra-curricular opportunities. We are a small school with a friendly feel where people work flexibly and collaboratively to give our students the best possible experience.


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 


We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances


Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

  • Revised support staff pay scale to retain and reward excellent people
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved students who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

We strongly encourage anybody who may be interested in working at our school to direct any question they may have to the Head’s PA, Vicki Benwell v.benwell@tsatrust.org.uk. We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:


Please log in to apply for this vacancy. If you are not registered yet you can register here.