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Lunchtime Leader

Lunchtime Leader post – Temporary


Number on roll:        218

Salary:                      Band B

Required from:         4th November 2019

Hours of work will be 12pm – 1.15pm


The Governors of Sitwell Infant School are seeking to appoint a Lunchtime Leader to work 6.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only. The successful applicant will join our caring and enthusiastic lunchtime team to provide supervision and support for one hour and 15 minutes each day.


Sitwell Infant School is a large and successful infant school with an inclusive and child centred ethos. We were judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted in June 2014 and we have continued to be relentless in our pursuit for every child to reach their full potential. We are passionate about providing children with enjoyable experiences throughout the school day, particularly during lunchtime.


We can offer you:

  • Well-motivated and well behaved children who enjoy lunchtimes
  • An attractive and well-resourced indoor and outdoor environment
  • An enthusiastic, committed and supportive team of colleagues
  • Positive relationships within and outside school
  • Opportunities to develop your skills through continued professional development


The successful candidates will:

  • Enjoy working within a team of committed colleagues with support from senior lunchtime leaders and the playground manager
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be organised, patient, reliable and flexible
  • Be prepared to provide outstanding learning experiences for small groups of children or individuals as necessary, during our well-structured lunchtime provision
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity for all
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality on all school matters


We would love to meet caring, hardworking people who want to make a difference to our children's learning and well-being.


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and these will take place between Monday 23rd September and Thursday 17th October. Please contact Debra Darkin, School Business Manager, on (01709) 531855 to arrange an appointment.                  


Closing Date: Noon, Friday 18th October

Shortlisting: Tuesday 22nd October

Interviews: Thursday 24th October


An application form, job description and person specification are available to download below this advert. Completed applications should be returned via email to or to the school for the attention of Mrs K. Peart, Sitwell Infant School, Grange Road, Rotherham, S60 3LA.