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Lunchtime Supervisor Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form

We are a vibrant, ambitious school, serving the Spencer ward, close to Northampton town centre.  We welcome children and their families from a wide range of diverse ethnic and social backgrounds.  Our school is a welcoming and friendly environment, filled with very well behaved, positive children.

Our recent Ofsted visit confirmed that we continue to be a ‘Good’ school, with several ‘Outstanding’ features. Please read our report and go to to find out more about our school. 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Lunchtime Supervisor on a fixed term contract until 20th July 2021 to join our very effective team.

You will:

· be an organised and logical thinker;

· be approachable and professional in all situations;

· be adaptable and responsive in all situations;

· be a patient and friendly person;

· be able to communicate well with children and adults;

· be creative and use initiative to engage children;

· be a good team leader;

· be encouraging and resourceful;

We require someone who has experience of being with or working with children and who enjoys working as part of a team. Ideally the successful candidate will have a first aid qualification, however, training can be provided.

Hours of duty are from 11.30am-12.30pm - Monday to Friday, term time only.


Pay Scale:

NJC Scale - Range

Pay Scale Points Range:



Please note the salary quoted is the full time equivalent, part time posts will be paid pro-rata.

Closing Date:

Please apply by 4:00pm – Friday 4th December

Anticipated Interview Date:

Week commencing- 7th December

Anticipated Start Date:

Dependant on DBS Checks and Medical Clearance and References

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safer recruitment practice, and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants and references will be requested for short-listed applicants prior to interview. The successful applicant will also be expected to undertake a medical questionnaire.


Parent Governor


We currently have positions on our governing body for parent governors. If you are interested in getting involved in your child's school and making a difference please contact the school office.


Earl Spencer Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a fully enhanced CRB check.