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Last reviewed on 28 November 2017
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Are there examples of performance objectives for midday supervisors? This article relays advice and suggestions for possible objectives from 2 of our associate education experts. It also links to examples of objectives for midday supervisors from a local authority and a school partnership.

We asked one of our associate education experts, David Roche, to suggest examples of performance objectives for midday supervisors. We set out David's suggestions in sections 1-3 below, including some suggested success criteria and monitoring arrangements.

Promotion of good behaviour


To develop strategies for rewarding pupils' good behaviour, for example by using a sticker system, at lunchtime. To then share the plan with colleagues and the team leader, and if approved to implement the system, reporting back on its success.

David explained that this objective could be adapted to target specific issues, such as behaviour in the:

  • Dining room
  • Queue
  • Playground

Success criteria:

  • Presentation of plan
  • Evidence of discussion with colleagues via a log or discussion notes
  • Written evaluation of implemented plan

Monitoring arrangements and evidence:

  • Reports
  • Log or notes of any relevant discussions
  • Discussions with line manager
  • Self-evaluation by the midday supervisor

To develop ways to encourage pupils to take part in more constructive, cooperative

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