Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

Term time only 11.45am to 1:15pm each week day.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, resilient, calm, patient and demonstrate a positive outlook.

An understanding or experience of how to support individuals with additional needs is desirable but not essential, we have a supportive team who will share routines and best practice with the successful candidate.

As a 1:1 MDS, your tasks during the meal would include:

 supervising the child in the hall

 encouraging good table manners

 making sure the child’s behaviour does not become too boisterous

After the meal you would:

 supervise the 1:1 child in the playground (or in the hall or classroom in wet weather)

 stop any dangerous behaviour

 deal with any quarrels or fights

 comfort the child if they become upset

 deal with minor injuries such as cuts, grazes and bruises

 sometimes organise and supervise games

Skills, interests and qualities

To be a lunchtime supervisor you should have:

 enjoyment of working with children and the ability to control and supervise them

 patience  the ability to stay calm in an emergency

 good communication skills

 a reasonable level of fitness

 the ability to work as part of a team

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The start date for employment is as soon as possible.

We have two roles available, one as a general lunchtime supervisor, the second to begin by supporting a year 6 pupil 1:1 and then moving to a general role in September.

The role is term time only 11.45am to 1:15pm each week day.
Rate of pay: Point 2- £22366 FTE, £11.59 p/h

Further details can be found in the job description and person specification on request.
Vacancies | The Bellbird Primary School
To get a feel for our school visit our website at:

The Bellbird Primary School

Please phone 01223 833216 or email the office to request an application form or ask any further questions about the post at: office@thebellbird.cambs.sch.uk

About you

This is a rolling advert which will close when the successful candidates have been recruited.
The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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