Lunchtime Supervisor

  • Contract type - Permanent, 10 hours per week, term time only
  • Salary range - A1 £18,333 - £18,516 FTE (Actual £4,259 - £4,302 p.a) (£9.50 - £9.60 p/h) + AMAZING benefits
  • Location - Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, Priesthorpe Lane, LS28 5SG
  • Closing date - August 2, 2022

We’re looking for a Lunchtime Supervisor to join our team in September for 10 hours a week!

As a Lunchtime supervisor you will work from 12:05pm – 2:05pm to maintain good order in dining rooms and to ensure the safety and general welfare of pupils during the midday break period.
You will also establish safe and appropriate behaviour in the dining area by effective intervention and/or referral to senior colleagues. As well as assist catering staff with basic cleaning, and general duties in and around the dining areas.

How and why you do things matters greatly to us, as does your ability to use your initiative, work independently and be resilient. You’ll do all this while capturing the spirit of our vision and values and role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

Contract: 10 hours per week, term time only (you will have the school holidays off)

Pay: A1 £18,333 – £18,516 FTE (Actual term time only, 10 hours = £4,259 – £4,302 per year) (£9.50 – £9.60 p/h)

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is situated in Pudsey and just 15 minutes from both Leeds and Bradford centre with places for 1250 students and 135 staff. The Academy has a very special culture, which visitors continue to comment on. Equity and equality are key drivers for us in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to excel within a highly inclusive and supportive community.

Why us? 

What our team does really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success. Whether they benefit your finances, your well-being, or your family, in or outside work. We care and do what matters most!

Benefits include:

  • All the school holidays off
  • Dedicated well-being weeks at the end of each term and a well-being committee
  • Supportive Academy Leadership Team
  • Local government pension scheme through West Yorkshire Pension Fund and recognised continuous service
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 10% Co-op discount with 20% off on double discount days. Discount on Co-op legal and funeral too
  • Co-operative credit union
  • Health-care cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme for free support from counsellors or free advice about finances or legal
  • Travel season ticket and rental deposit loans

Our Values

We require all team members to live and breathe our core values, and be passionate about offering an outstanding education to children in our academy whilst also building character strengths to give them the best start in their journey. The right candidate will become a valuable member of the Priesthorpe community.

We follow the Co-op’s ‘Ways of Being’ which are:

  • Succeed together – Cooperating is what makes us different; we’re better and stronger when we work together.
  • Be yourself, always – We bring our best self to the academy, so that we each contribute and respect others for doing the same. Of course, being yourself isn’t about excusing poor behaviours that contradict our other Ways of Being Co-op.
  • Do what matters most – What matters most is ensuring that our students achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Show you care – We care about our Trust, our colleagues, our students, their parents, our Co-op and communities, now and for the future.

So, if you believe in our values and have experience for this role we would love to hear from you!

Visits to the school are strongly welcomed and will follow our Covid risk assessment measures. Please contact or call 0113 2574115 and ask to speak to HR or the Principal’s PA. You can also view a virtual tour here:  

If you have any further questions please contact Jess in the HR team:

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 2nd August 9am

Interviews will take place on: TBC

How to apply

Let’s get the ball rolling, apply now. The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. Please complete PARTA and PARTB application forms attached below and email back to before the application deadline.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

The Trust is also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships. 



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