Fairfields School Trinity Avenue Northampton NN2 6JN Tel: 01604 714777 Contact Us

Do you have a desire to work in a place where every day is a learning adventure? If so we might be the right place for you. Have you ever considered working in a Special School or has this always been something you’ve always wanted to try? If so we have an opportunity to that might be of interest to you.

Fairfields School is a community day special school for pupils aged 3 to 11 years.  The school meets the needs of pupils who have significant, severe or profound learning difficulties and sensory impairments.  Some of our children may have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The school is situated in a large well-maintained grounds close to the centre of Northampton.  Work with us and you will be part of an ambitious team who want to make a real difference.

We are looking for a lunchtime supervisor to join our staff team.  We need a friendly, caring person to support our pupils during the mid-day break. Working hours are 11.30am - 1.30pm. 

We would like someone who is:

  • flexible
  • approachable
  • enjoys being with children
  • able to work as part of a team as well as using their own initiative
  • willing to provide the necessary level of support that out pupils need to be as independent as possible during lunchtime.

Our children would really like someone who:

  • Has a sense a fun
  • Knows how to play
  • Supports them when things get tough
  • Helps them to be as independent as possible
  • Is a good communicator

Fairfields School is committed to keeping children safe and therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as well as the usual pre-employment checks.

To apply, please download and complete the application form and associated documents and return to  or alternatively drop it into the school office.

Contract: Permanent (10 hours per week, 38 weeks per year)

Salary Range: £18887 FTE (Pro-rata £4268.28)

Closing Date: Monday 27th June 2022 at 5pm

Interview Date: Thursday 7th July 2022

Start Date: ASAP