Slimbridge Primary School


Welcome to Slimbridge Primary School’s vacancies page!

We are delighted that you are considering joining our dedicated and dynamic staff team.

At Slimbridge Primary School, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment that nurtures every child’s potential and empowers them to become lifelong learners.

If you are passionate about education and making a positive impact on young lives, we invite you to explore the exciting career opportunities available at Slimbridge Primary School.

Join us on our journey of inspiring young minds and shaping the future generation!

Current Vacancies 

We currently have a vacancy for a Midday Supervisor.

Post commencing on 4.7.24

We are looking to recruit a kind, friendly, hardworking and caring lunch-time supervisor and Play Leader to join our committed team. Slimbridge Primary School is ambitious when it comes to delivering every child a first-rate experience. We are looking for someone who can promote positive relationships, play opportunities and support pupil wellbeing during the lunch break. Our Midday Supervisors are important and valued members of our school team. They help children develop positive friendships and social skills, and allow pupils to have a fulfilled and happy school day.


You will need to have the ability to work under direction and be able to use your own initiative to contribute to positive play times. You should be able to demonstrate a calm and warm personality, show initiative and be a positive role model for children. The main duties include supervising the children whilst outside playing but may also include preparing and supervising in the dining area and/or supervising the children while they eat their lunches. The job will also involve dealing with any minor first aid issues.


We are looking to welcome staff who share our determination to become ‘GREAT’ through pursuing our core values of generosity, resilience, empathy, achievement and teamwork.

Our school is a highly rewarding place to work with passionate, dedicated staff, who seek to provide the very best experiences for every child. We welcome candidates who share this like-minded vision and want to make our school a successful and rewarding place to work.

We have a strong reputation in the local community. Slimbridge is steadily growing with 140 pupils on roll. We have 6 classes in total, as well as an on-site nursery.

Ideally, this position is for 6 hours per week, working 1 hour on each day of the week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 12 noon to 1p.m. However, for the right candidate, we would be willing to consider some flexibility with these hours or explore job share options.

We are looking for a lunchtime supervisor who is:

  • Kind, caring and nurturing
  • Can resolve conflict
  • Who will support children to play positively
  • Has high expectations of behaviour and highly regards positivity
  • Enjoys the company of children and is passionate about play

We can offer you:

  • a village school with a happy, family atmosphere
  • experienced and committed colleagues who support and value every professional in the school
  • wonderful children who love to learn, play and thrive from exciting opportunities
  • a highly supportive team: school leaders, office team members, teachers, teaching partners and governors
  • opportunity for professional growth and training

We are looking for someone who:

Has previous experience working in a school or with children, this could be on a voluntary basis.

Slimbridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and any other vetting procedures as appropriate. As part of our due diligence within safer recruitment in schools, we will be carrying out online searches to help identify any incidents or issues which may need to be explored at interview. These searches will include, but will not be limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google. Any anomalies in either your application form or as a result of your online search will be addressed by the school either prior to your interview or during the interview.

Appointments to the school are made with reference to the latest safeguarding guidance and Keeping Children Safe in Education and will involve additional safeguarding checks including DBS checks and references.  Furthermore, the school may conduct online searches of publicly available information as part of due diligence with shortlisted applicants.

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Job Description and Person Specification:

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