Support Staff Vacancies


Hours: 5.5 per week Monday – Friday 12.00pm – 1.05pm 38 weeks Term time only

Salary: Grade 2, scale point 7-10 £17,842 - £18,562 FTE Salary per annum £2,242.47 - £2,332.96 pro rata salary per annum.

Contract Type: Permanent

Start date: In line with notice to be served or agreed on appointment.

We are seeking to appoint a lunchtime supervisor on a permanent basis. This is a vital role assisting students with dining and lunchtime activities, helping to maintain a safe and hygienic environment. You will be required to assist students with their table manners, use of cutlery and behaviour. We are looking for someone who can work well as part of a team, is responsible, and has great communication skills.

Previous experience is not necessary, but applicants must have some experience of working with or caring for children, particularly children with additional needs.


The Shaw Education Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which opened on the 1st October 2014. It is a fast growing Trust and well regarded locally. Brookfields joined the Trust on 1st September 2018.  Brookfields is a special school situated in Widnes that provides a quality, inclusive and specialist education for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5  years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Brookfields School is dedicated to safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including an Enhanced DBS check.

Please click on the following link to refer to SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

For further information, please contact the school on 0151 424 4329.

Closing date: Open

Applications received after this time will not be accepted.

Applications can be sent either by email to or via post to Brookfields School.  In line with our safer recruitment policy, CV’s will not be accepted.

This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures including a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.