Coalway Junior School




Coalway Junior School is a community school, situated in the Forest of Dean; we have 225 pupils on roll, aged between 7-11 years.  We are a forward-thinking school with an inclusive approach aimed at supporting the whole school community. 


We are looking to appoint a caring, enthusiastic, flexible and committed Midday Supervisor to join our team at Coalway Junior School in September.

Duties involve:

  • supporting and supervising children eating their lunch,
  • supervising children when they are playing
  • helping to facilitate games
  • working alongside our playground ‘peer mediators’
  • dealing with first aid (subject to training)
  • setting up the hall at the start of the break and clearing down at the end


Previous experience is not necessary as training will be provided, however an enjoyment of children is essential.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to spend a trial lunchtime with our current team, followed by a short interview with the Head Teacher. 

The post is part-time, term-time only, working Monday-Friday, 12.00pm-1.30pm. 

Application packs can be downloaded from the school’s website at or emailed by contacting  All applicants are required to complete the Gloucestershire County Council application form; applications made by CV cannot be accepted. 


Closing date for applications is:  21st February 2024

Interview date: TBC


Coalway Junior School is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.