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Rangefield Primary School

Meals Supervisor - closing date: 14 06 2024

Our children need outstanding, creative, fair, challenging and motivated school support staff.


The Role

We are looking for six meals supervisors to join our school team.  We are two primary schools within Oakbridge Federation, Rangefield Primary School and Forster Park Primary School. Forster Park hosts our Resource Base and Rangefield Primary hosts our cross federation Nursery. Both schools are maintained and within Lewisham Local Authority. Oakbridge serves a diverse community that embraces varying cultural backgrounds, which supports our children in becoming lifelong learners. Our children are friendly and keen to learn and thrive on challenge; they have good relationships with each other and enjoy the whole learning experience that we offer at both schools.   

Your main responsibilities will be to undertake direct supervision of the children at lunchtimes, in the lunch hall and the playgrounds.  You will work as part of a team of adults, including teachers and other support staff, to promote the learning and well-being of all pupils.  You will do this through encouraging health eating and leading exciting and fun play games.

What we’re looking for 

You will need to be creative in your approach to supporting children, be caring, a good communicator and have the ability to meet the needs of all children.

You will possess:

 - Experience of working with children (paid or voluntary)

 - Appropriate level of literacy skills

 - Ability to lead the children in play activities

 - Ability to manage the physical effort of moving / handling tables and chairs

 - An understanding of safeguarding

 - Ability to be patient, sympathetic and remain calm in an emergency

 - Willingness to work outdoors in all weathers

You will join our dedicated staff who adopt a nurturing approach to all of our children throughout the school. As a Meals Supervisor at Rangefield Primary School, employed by Oakbridge Federation, we can offer you a supportive environment. 

If you wish to be part of this team and make a difference to our amazing children, please call to book a time to come and have a look around, or for an informal conversation.

We can offer the successful candidates:

 - dedicated and professional staff who work as an excellent, closely supportive team

 - professional development

 - enjoyment of being part of a successful and committed team


For any queries or to arrange a visit please contact Suzanne Deadman on 020 8698 3112 or email

Salary Details 

Scale 2, SCP: 3-4, £27,711 – £28,128 (FTE), £3,419.45 - £3,598.83 (pro rata)

12noon – 1pm, Monday to Friday, term time only

How to Apply

Please complete the following application form to apply for this role: Support Staff Application Form

Job Description:  Meals Supervisor Job Description

Closing date: Friday 14th June 2024

Interviews: W/C Friday 17th June 2024

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Further information 

Oakbridge Federation 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 exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Oakbridge Federation is an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.