Cover Supervisor Vacancy

Start Date: Required as soon as possible

Contract: Permanent – 30 hours per week, term time only

Salary: Grade 5, SCP 16 – 20 (FTE £18,319 - £19,819) Actual £12,848 p.a. (Pay award pending)

We are seeking to appoint a Curriculum Area Learning Supervisor to provide class cover supervision in the absence of the teacher. You will be required to deliver planned lessons to support the continued progress of our students - this is an ideal role for anyone considering a future career in teaching.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and creative individual with a passion for supporting young people. You will be expected to deliver cover work in a range of subjects and respond to the needs of both pre-planned and emergency cover.

In quieter times, you may also be expected to provide inclusion support for individual or small groups of students, exam invigilation and administrative tasks.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have proven, recent and relevant experience in an educational setting (secondary phase)
  • Have good communication skills and an ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly
  • Be able to demonstrate good organisational and behaviour management skills in a classroom setting
  • Be able to encourage, motivate and inspire young people to achieve their full potential
  • Be able to demonstrate qualities of patience, firmness and sensitivity in establishing good relationships with students and staff
  • Have a good general education and a high level of literacy and numeracy skills (minimum GCSE level C or equivalent in Maths and English)

The successful applicant will join astrong team of highly committed and enthusiastic professionals working towards increased excellence in education.

As a Church of England school with a strong Christian ethos, the Governors particularly welcome applications from candidates who are practising Christians.

Closing Date: 3.30pm on Friday 29th March 2019

Interview Date: Interviews to be held week commencing 1st April 2019

To apply for this post, please download the application from the school website (  Completed applications should be returned directly to the school by email/hand/post, addressed to Miss M Till (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands.

Curriculum Area Learning Supervisor