Midday Cover Supervisor
Required for September start


Hours: Typically and as required for 2 hours per day, 12pm-2pm, weekdays, term time only.
Salary: Scale Point 2 (currently £21,613pa pro rata)


Are you an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual looking for an exciting and vibrant school to work in?

Do you have a passion for ensuring children enjoy their lunch break whilst remaining safe and secure?

If yes, then we would very much like to hear from you as we have a vacancy for a midday supervisor just like you.

Our school is a two-form entry primary school, with a Nursery, located on the southern tip of the Isle of Dogs close to Island Gardens DLR Station and a short walk from Greenwich. We are a creative, visionary and forward thinking school with exceptional children at our heart. For an inner city school we have a surprising amount of educational space both inside and outside including a swimming pool suitable for younger children learning to swim.

Our school was rated as GOOD by Ofsted in September 2016.

Our school was rated OUTSTANDING in our SIAMS inspection in December 2017.

‘The distinctiveness and effectiveness of St Luke’s as a Church of England school are outstanding’ – SIAMS December 2017

‘The effectiveness of the leadership and management of the school as a church school is outstanding’ – SIAMS December 2017

The ideal candidate is someone who:


  • Has previously worked in a school

  • Has a flair for sport

  • Is First Aid Trained

  • Is dedicated to a child-centred approach

  • Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

  • Values diversity

  • Is reliable and a dedicated team player

  • Is supportive of the Christian values at the heart of our school


In return we offer the successful candidate:


  • Fantastic children

  • A supportive staff

  • A spacious environment with lots of outdoor space

  • A strong ethos of high expectations and challenge for all

  • A supportive governing body

  • Excellent public transport links and onsite parking


We believe this is an exceptional opportunity for the right person.


To enable shortlisted candidates the best opportunity to demonstrate their strengths our recruitment process is in two parts with an interview and a lunchtime assessment. In respect of the latter, we will ask candidates successfully interviewed to visit our school one lunchtime where they will undertake the actual duties of the role, working alongside existing team members.


Further information is available along with an application form below:

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Please remember to fully complete our application form and provide details, including a valid email address, of two suitable referees.

St Luke’s is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will require a DBS clearance and suitable references before commencing employment.

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 18th August 2020

Shortlisting: As soon as possible thereafter

Interviews: Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th August 2020

Lunchtime Visit Assessments: Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th September


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Saunders Ness Road

Isle of Dogs

London  E14 3EB