Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803.00 - £30,296.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade E, Point 15-20

[231004R2] Cover Supervisor job summary

Millbay Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join the team as soon as possible.

Post: Cover Supervisor

Location: Millbay Academy, 22 Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3EG

FTE Salary Range: NJC Grade E, Point 15-20, £27,803 rising to a maximum of £30,296 per annum pro rata

Actual Annual Salary Range: £21,733 rising to a maximum of £23,681 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, part time; term-time only (39 weeks per year)

Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, job share, compressed hours, or staggered hours. Please wait until the job offer stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

About the role

We are recruiting for a Cover Supervisor to join our team who will complement the work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervisors.

Your duties will include:

  • Planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individual groups or classes
  • Monitoring and assessing pupils
  • Recording and reporting on pupil’s achievements, progress and development
  • Covering PE and Sports lessons
  • Supporting the preparation for vocational lessons

About the successful candidate

You will need:

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant standard or equivalent qualification or experience
  • NVQ Level 2 in English and Mathematics (or equivalent)
  • Flexibility to work in different subject departments within the school
  • Have strong IT skills to support in the use of ICT in learning activities
  • Eager to learn and are instinctively enthusiastic with colleagues and students

About the School

Millbay Academy is an all-through school in Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter. This is a place where everyone is important and where every moment counts. Our values will underpin all that we do: we will provide a stimulating learning environment where children will feel safe, happy and consequently thrive.

Our vision is clear: challenging academic and personal goals will be set for every member of the Millbay Academy community, and we will provide the support and encouragement required to reach them. We will do whatever it takes.

At Millbay Academy we are passionate advocates of all-through education. Through this, we will be able to serve our community and families, ensuring an excellent educational experience with continuity and progression. All-through education offers many unique opportunities, including shared experiences, powerful role models and the in-depth knowledge of subject specialists. The Academy has a PAN of 1020.

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, for more information please get in touch by emailing the recruitment team on recruitment@reachsouth.org

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 14th April 2024 at midnight

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for week commencing 22nd April 2024

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Millbay Academy

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
School size
550 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

School location

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