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The documents below are our key policies and procedures relating to recruitment. If you have any questions regarding the below, please do not hesitate to contact Ms J. Walker (School Business Manager) via. the School Office.

 Lunchtime Sports Leader

Scale: APT&C Scale 1b*- Term time only

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Hours: 7 hours per week (approx. 12:00pm-1:20pm daily)

*At Southwood, we commit to paying all staff the London Living Wage (currently £10.20ph) 


Southwood Primary School is a ‘good’ school with pupils who are ‘polite and hardworking’ (Ofsted, November 2015). We are looking to appoint a caring and committed person to support our children’s lunchtime provision and organise sports activities to engage and enthuse our children during their lunchtimes. Are you energetic, fun, enthusiastic and a great team player? If you are, you could be just the person to join our team.

The person we are looking for will:

  • Be responsible for the supervision of children throughout lunchtime to promote good social and play skills.
  • Promote good behaviour and pupils’ social development.
  • Organise sporting activities that engage and motivate children to play together.
  • Provide and maintain a stimulating, fun and supportive play space.
  • Have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and follow the child protection procedures adopted by the school and the Local Authority.

We are looking for:

  • Experience of working with or looking after young children.
  • A pro-active person who can lead and develop our sports activities during the lunchtime period, which engage and enthuse children.
  • Awareness of the diverse needs of the children in our school community.
  • Hardworking individuals with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Professional, self-motivated and positive staff who work well in a team.

We offer:

  • A committed, highly motivated, creative, positive and friendly staff team.
  • A supportive and stimulating environment with opportunities for further development and training.
  • An inclusive ethos committed to nurturing and developing the potential of each child.


For more information, visit our website or contact Jason O’Byrne (Assistant Headteacher) via the School Office. Applications should be emailed to or given into the School Office. We look forward to hearing from you.


Closing date: Friday 12th October 2018 at 12:00pm.           Interviews: w/c 15th October 2018

Southwood Primary School is committed to Safeguarding pupils. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and will require a comprehensive screening process, including a Disclosure Check, will be undertaken on all applicants.