5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

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

[240423R1] Cover Supervisor job summary

Marlborough Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join the School as soon as possible.

Post: Cover Supervisor

Location: Marlborough Primary School, Morice Square, Devonport, Plymouth, PL1 4NJ

Contract Type: Fixed Term contract until August 2025

Salary (FTE): NJC Grade E, Point 15-20, £27,803 - £30,296 per annum (FTE)

Contract Hours: 26 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time only)

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

As a member of teaching support staff at Marlborough Primary School, you’ll be working in a team of like-minded individuals who all want the best for the learners in our school. You will be responsible for covering classes for planned and unplanned teacher absence. You will have good interpersonal skills, a range of behaviour management strategies and a desire to want the best for all children.

About the successful candidate

The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing. You will have an enthusiasm for working with children. You will have experience and a talent for engaging with children, encouraging social interaction, developing independence, self esteem and encouraging all individuals to achieve their goals.

About the School

At Marlborough Primary School, we believe every child deserves the very best education, opportunities to shine and the chance to achieve their hopes and dreams. We place learning at the heart of all we do and as a result, our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of our learners, providing them with rich, memorable and meaningful experiences.

We are a team of confident, outgoing and skilled teachers, teaching assistants, support staff and SLT who work closely together with one common ambition – providing an excellent education to the bright young minds of tomorrow.

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

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday, 23rd June 2024

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Wednesday, 3rd July 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 Marlborough Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
112 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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