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Lunchtime supervisors: minimum age

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Last updated on 10 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Is there a minimum age for a lunchtime supervisor? We relay guidance from the Department for Education and Citizen's Advice on employing young people. We also link to another of our articles on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

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  1. 1 DfE guidance: minimum age not specified
  2. 2 Recruiting young people: guidance
  3. 3 Would 16 to 18-year-olds need a DBS check?

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