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Midday Supervisor-Closing date: 9:00am Tuesday 7th November 2023

Midday Supervisor

Employer: Derby Diocesan Academy Trust 2 

Location: Arboretum Primary School 

Grade A, point 3.  £10.79 per hour (Salary £20,812 p/a FTE equivalent to £3,628 p/a for 7.5hrs)

Hours:  Part time - 7 hours 30 minutes per week

Working pattern: Term time + 5 Inset days per year

Required: As soon as possible

Closing date: 9:00am Tuesday 7th November 2023

Interview:  Tuesday 14th November 2023


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic midday supervisor to join our Play Team.  The successful candidate will work with our large and friendly team to ensure that all of our children have happy, healthy and safe lunchtimesThis will involve supervising the children in and around the dining halls, ensuring that they eat healthy, balanced meals; and in the playground, where you will organise and supervise activities to engage the children.  At all times, you will help to maintain the high standards of behaviour that we expect at Arboretum. We are excited to be using the OPAL approach to play, to give all our children amazing play experiences, and our Play Team are a critical part of making this happen. 


We are a large 643 place primary (which includes 32 children in our 2 year old unit and 78 in our 3 year old nursery), with a rich ethnic mix of delightful and well-behaved children. Our modern school has been refurbished and extensively extended and sits in large attractive grounds.  We pride ourselves in our caring ethos and the value we place in our dedicated and friendly staff teams.  We are a popular school, and have a waiting list for most year groups.

DDAT welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.


DDAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, online checks, completion of a probationary period, pre-employment and Disclosure Barring Service checks. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


Please take a few minutes to watch our school video on the Welcome page of our website to get a true flavour of Arboretum Primary School.

For application details, please see attached,  where you will find job details and application forms.   Alternatively, you can call into school after the holidays to collect an application pack. 


Please complete the DDAT Support Staff Application Form and the DDAT Monitoring form, including the contact details for TWO referees whom we may contact regarding your application.  Please note that applications that do not include referee details will not be considered.

All applications must be made on the correct forms – we do not accept CVs or any other form of application.

Completed applications can be returned to the school, or preferably via email to