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Playtime Supervisor


Playtime Supervisor

Required as soon as possible on a temporary contract initially.

We are seeking to develop a new role at Oak Grove to enhance our lunchtime experience to ensure that the social development of all is promoted alongside a positive attitude to a healthy lifestyle.

The individuals appointed will need to have experience of the following:

* Ability to deliver games and activities

* Ability to promote students’ social development and self esteem

* Capacity to work flexibly across range of student settings

* Effective team working

* Fluency in English

* Play/ Sports leaders qualification

* Experience in leading activities.

* Ability to work with staff to support with Manual Handling issues


* To be proactive in promoting and engaging in positive interactions with students during the lunchtime supervision period which supports the development of social interaction

* To supervise students during lunchtime, both indoors and outdoors

* To serve out and, if necessary, cut up and prepare lunch for students so the students can swallow the food

* To support and supervise students as they eat

* To undertake various additional tasks e.g. cleaning students after soiling, helping students change if they get wet or muddy, taking them to a First aider if they have a minor accident

* To prepare activities for play, getting equipment ready, supervising the activity, encouraging participation, interact with the students and put equipment away at the end of lunchbreak

* To supervise students during wet play, get out and play games and activities with students, putting activities and games away at the end of lunch break

A programme of support and training will be offered.

Hours: 7.5 hours per week (12.00 to 1.30) Term Time Only plus some INSET Days will be required

Salary: Grade 3

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 18 January

Application Pack:


Please send your application to or for further information contact:

Sharon Kettlewell Via e-mail to: businessmanager@oakgrovecollege.org.uk