Pupil advocates are pupils that help around the school. The jobs they do are:
- Playground leader
- Office assistant
- Dinner hall
- Wet play
- Tour guide
- Playtime monitor
- Horticultural health and safety
- ICT supporter
Heartsease tour guide
Show visitors around the school. Greet them at the reception area very politely. Respond articulately to any questions they have. Report back to an adult member of staff when the tour is finished to feed back any questions you can answer and any additional information.
Dinner hall advocate.
Report for duty in the dinner hall four days a week at 11:50.
Encourage children to eat healthy.
Demonstrate excellent table manner.
Try to reduce the amount of food that falls onto the floor.
Work as a team to ensure advocates are at the entrance and exit doors walking between the tables and at the recycle areas.
Report any unacceptable behaviour by children to an adult member of staff.
Horticultural health and safety.
Ensure that plants are watered every day inside the school.
Be very aware of health and safety risks that you may see and report them back to a member of staff immediately.
Play leader/ play monitor
Be prompt to arrive at your play ground on your duty days.
Ensure that you’re back to your line before your lesson.
Find friends for children that are lonely.
Encourage children to try out different games.
Initiate games for children to play.
Report to the office at 12:15 each day to receive your office jobs which may vary from day to day.
All pupil advocates will be expected to be monitoring the school and classrooms during wet play.
Your job role and responsibilities will be the same as a play leader/ monitor job description.