Special Needs School Meals Supervisory Assistant

Thank you for your interest in working at Vale school - we currently have vacancies for School Meals Supervisory Assistants, two hours each day working with our children with special educational needs - we provide full training and this role can potentially lead to further work at the school. 


RATE OF PAY: Scale 2 point 3 (£6,221.06)

2 hrs per day (between 11.30am and 2.15pm depending on site)                        

Vale School is seeking to appoint permanent Special Needs School Meals Supervisory Assistants for the Vale School. 

Vale School is a unique all age special school for pupils with a wide range of special educational needs including physical disabilities, sensory impairments, medical conditions, learning difficulties, developmental delay, communication difficulties and emotional and behavioural needs.

The school is located in purpose-built accommodation attached to primary schools (Lancasterian, Belmont) and a secondary school (Dukes Academy). This offers our pupils the best practices of a special school combined with the opportunities and challenges offered by our mainstream partners. 

We are looking for caring and committed people to attend to our pupils’ needs during the lunchtime period. Experience of working with children or young adults and/or disability would be an advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop specialised skills in working with pupils with high level care needs. Successful applicants will receive full training and support.

Please note successful applicants will be required to pass a six-month probation period. Following successful induction and probation, there is an opportunity to be eligible for additional hours of work as and when school needs require.


Please download the application pack below.


Closing Date: Friday, 14TH April  2023

Interviews: Thursday 20TH  April 2023