Town Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS27 7AB | Tel: 0113 201 2450

Gildersome Primary School

Nurture, Aspire, Achieve


Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant/Reading Support Assistant

Pay: Scale A1 - £9.25 per hour (Annual salary IRO £7868)

Hours: 18.75 per week

Term-time only, temporary for one term in the first instance

We are looking to appoint a Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant & Reading Support Assistant to join our team of dedicated support staff in school.

This combined role is temporary for one term in the first instance but there is potential for one or both roles to extend to the end of the school year.

Lunchtime role: 11.40am til 1.10pm

The role will involve working under the guidance of the Lunchtime Behaviour Supervisor, supporting the learning and personal development of students over the lunchtime period.

The role will include supervision of pupils in our dining room/classrooms and playground, dealing with minor first aid incidents and encouraging positive play and behaviour.


Reading role: 1.15pm – 3.30pm

You will then spend the afternoon working across the different year groups listening to children read and helping them make progress with the reading skills providing high quality support and encouragement.  This work will be guided by the class teacher and training will be given.

 We can offer:

  • A great school with a supportive team
  • Any training that is required
  • Friendly, enthusiastic and well-motivated children
  • A good quality working environment


If you would like to apply, please download the Support Staff Application form and return it to or to the school directly.  Application packs are also available from the school office

 Teaching Assistant Job Description

  Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant Job Description

  Support Staff Application Form  

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th October 2020


Safer Recruitment Statement 

Gildersome Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We are an equal opportunities employer and we seek to promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.